Stephen Hemelt has been named editor of The Natchez Democrat
by MBJ Staff
Published: October 11,2013
Stephen Hemelt has been named editor of The Natchez Democrat, natchezdemocrat.com and affiliate publications. Previously, Hemelt was managing editor of The Daily Herald in Roanoke Rapids, N.C. A native of New Orleans, the 32-year-old Hemelt, and his wife, Candace, have two children.
A graduate of Louisiana Tech University, Hemelt previously served as associate managing editor of The Daily Iberian in New Iberia, La., for three years before to working three years in North Carolina.
Hemelt also served as managing editor of The Jackson Independent newspaper in Jonesboro, La., from 2004 to 2007.
Hemelt succeeds Julie Cooper, who stepped down in February to be home with her infant daughter.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Top Posts & Pages
- PSC unanimously rejects Entergy-ITC proposed merger
- Company mulling plan to build new pipeline
- Omega Protein shifting vessels to Mississippi
- Conservator: Schools had too many employees
- IKE TROTTER: There are primary changes in Social Security for 2014
- Bankrupt Simply Wheelz chooses prevailing bidder for assets
- Mars Food to celebrate 35 years in Port City
- Study says state sacrificing billions of dollars, 20,000 jobs in refusing Medicaid expansion
- Council wants more info on proposed baseball stadium