Kevin R. Convey has been named the new managing editor of the Boston Herald. Convey began his career at the Boston Herald in 1981 as a business reporter, and in 1984 he was appointed assistant managing editor. Convey left the Herald to become articles editor for Boston Magazine, and returned in 1990 as editor of the Sunday Boston Herald. He was promoted to managing editor for features and Sunday in 1994. Since February 2001, he has served as editor-in chief of Herald Media’s Community Newspaper Company.