Mitch Pugh has been named editor of the Sioux City Journal, the newspaper announced Tuesday.
Pugh, 33, has been editor of three Suburban Journal newspapers in St. Charles County, near St. Louis. He replaces Larry Myhre, who retired in August after 18 years as editor.
Pugh, a native of Springfield, Ill., attended Illinois State University and earned his degree from the University of Illinois-Springfield.
He joined the Suburban Journals in 2005. The Sioux City Journal and the Suburban Journals are owned by Lee Enterprises, based in Davenport.