Two top journalists at Omaha.com were promoted at The World-Herald Tuesday following the announcement that C. David Kotok is retiring in November as managing editor.
Melissa Matczak, 39, will succeed Kotok as managing editor. Matczak has been an assistant managing editor for digital operations, overseeing The World-Herald’s online edition and two affiliated websites, Momaha and LivewellNebraska.
Ben Vankat, 29, will take over as the supervisor of digital operations, succeeding Matczak as the newsroom’s online editor. He will report to Matczak.