Mark Nemirow has been named editorial page editor of the Reading (Pa.) Eagle. Nemirow has been assistant news editor in charge of the Sunday edition since 1999, and has been a member of the editorial board since 2011. He joined the newspaper’s staff in 1989 as a reporter and served as a copy editor from 1996 to 1999.
Joe Hainthaler, assistant news editor, will join Nemirow on the editorial board. Hainthaler has been a copy editor for the Reading Eagle, and assistant news editor since January, with previous experience as an editorial writer for the Reading Eagle and the Lancaster (Pa.) New Era and as deputy opinion editor for LNP. He also served as a reporter and copy editor for what was then Lancaster Newspapers (2006-09, 2013-14), corporate paralegal for Auntie Anne’s Inc. (2011-13), Statehouse reporter and copy editor for the York (Pa.) Daily Record (1997-2003) and managing editor and news editor for two national weeklies in Washington (1992-97).
Keith Mayer, assistant news editor, will take over Nemirow’s duties on the Sunday edition. Mayer started at the Reading Eagle as a correspondent in 1993, reporting on school boards and municipalities. He joined the newspaper staff in May 1996 as a police reporter, covering crime for nearly 10 years before transitioning to copy editor in February 2006. He was named wire editor in May 2013, and became an assistant news editor in January.