Journal-News names new editor

Kyle Nagel, a 20-year journalist in southwest Ohio, has been named the new editor of the Journal-News and the digital products associated with

Nagel succeeds Jennifer Burcham, who left in December for a role outside of journalism.

Nagel is a graduate of the University of Missouri who has worked for the parent company of the Journal-News, Cox Media Group Ohio, since 1999. He began as a newsroom intern and worked in several jobs as sports reporter, news reporter, digital specialist, team leader, manager of digital story presentation and a local news editor.

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“Kyle is a great journalist and someone who has shown great ability to lead teams in covering important stories and presenting them to readers in new and innovative ways,” said Jim Bebbington, senior newspaper editor of Cox Media Group Ohio.

Nagel began in his new role Monday. He can be reached at 513-483-5240 or

“The Journal-News is an important part of the communities in Butler and Warren counties, and I’m excited to help our team tell those stories,” Nagel said. “It’s our responsibility to tell our readers what’s happening and why it’s important and to hold the leaders and organizations in this region accountable.”

The Journal-News staff, based in offices in Butler County’s Liberty Twp., produces news and community coverage for the Journal-News, the Pulse Journal weekly papers, and the websites and app for

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