Karen Timmons has been promoted to managing editor of Scripps Howard News Service (SHNS), effective March 18. She will replace Mark Tomasik, who has been named executive editor of Scripps’ Treasure Coast Publishing Co. in Florida.
Timmons, who will oversee a 40-person newsroom, was previously assistant managing editor/news at SHNS. She is a former United Press International reporter and editor.
SHNS has about 400 clients.