AP Names News Editor for Great Plains

By: The Nebraska news editor for The Associated Press has been named to the new position of Great Plains news editor.

Kevin O'Hanlon is one of six editors in charge of an expanded multistate territory as part of a restructuring of the AP's U.S.

news management. He will oversee coverage of Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.

O'Hanlon joined the AP in Dallas in 1995 and worked in the Cincinnati bureau before being named Lincoln correspondent in 1998.

He became Nebraska news editor in 2007.

He also has worked for newspapers in Nebraska, South Dakota, Michigan and Ohio.

The job of North and South Dakota News Editor Dennis Gale and Bismarck, N.D., Correspondent Phyllis Mensing have been eliminated as part of the consolidation.


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