Darrell Richardson has been appointed managing editor of The Oak Ridger, Oak Ridge, Tenn. He most recently served as general manager of Roane Newspapers in Kingston. Richardson started as a reporter for The Knoxville Journal, and then accepted a job as a reporter/photographer for The Clinton Courier-News (currently The Courier-News). He became managing editor in 1989. In 1993, Richardson left to become editor of Roane Newspapers for five years before being named general manager in June 1998.