carola hunter

editorial page editor, The Des Moines Register
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Fellow for Best Practices: Editorial/Commentary in Cyberspace

carola hunter is editorial page editor for The Des Moines Register, an NCEW Opinion Pool pilot site. She was heavily involved in creative approaches to commentary before the Iowa caucuses, partnering with YouTube and Google, among other tactics. Before joining The Des Moines Register, Hunter was editor of the Green Bay Press-Gazette from 1997 to 2004, and spent 17 years at the (Bridgewater, N.J.) Courier-News, starting as copy editor, then municipal reporter, night news editor, metro editor, managing editor and finally editor, winning Gannett's "Most Improved Newspaper" award in 1994. While she was editor of the Press-Gazette, the newspaper was runner-up in Gannett's "Most Improved Newspaper" in 1998. Hunter's innovative Iowa caucuses online interaction also contributed to her being named one of Gannett's 15 supervisors of the year for 2007. She is an alumna of the University of Kansas.


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