Harner joins L-U staff

Andrew Harner, a graduate of Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, has been named sports editor of The Leader-Union.

The Ohio native was a journalism major at BGSU, graduating in May. While at school, he worked extensively for the student newspaper, The Bowling Green News. He served as a page designer, copy editor, sports reporter, assistant sports editor and sports editor.

As a senior, he was named the outstanding student in the BGSU print journalism school.

Additionally, he introduced Twitter and Facebook elements to The Bowling Green News, and also managed the publication’s sports blog.

“Andrew distinguished himself academically and through his many contributions to the school newspaper while at Bowling Green,” said Leader-Union Publisher Dave Bell. “He brings an extensive knowledge of sports, as well as a broad array of writing and on-line skills. We look forward to his contributions on the sports pages, as well as in other aspects of the newspaper.”

He may be reached by calling 283-3374, extension 224. His email is: [email protected]

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