Jason Piscia has been promoted to digital managing editor forThe State Journal-Register in Springfield, Ill.
The digital managing editor is the newsroom’s second-in-command. In his new role, Piscia will oversee news-gathering efforts for both online and print editions.
Piscia came to The State Journal-Register as a reporter in 1998 after receiving his master’s degree in public affairs reporting from the University of Illinois, Springfield. As a reporter, Piscia covered general assignment, police, higher education, business and Springfield city hall. He later became The State Journal-Register’s first staff member devoted full time to online news.