New Editor Named at Press
Following a five-month search, a new editor-in-chief has been hired for the Houston Press. Jim Simmon, most recently political editor at the Houston Chronicle, will take over management of the Press beginning July 13. Simmon, who grew up in Louisiana, has lived in Houston since 1981 and has worked at both of the city's daily papers, serving as a general assignment reporter, political writer and assistant city editor at the Houston Post and as a general assignment reporter, assistant city editor and political editor at the Chronicle.
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