— Greg Moore, an editor on The Associated Press' West
regional desk, has been named supervisory correspondent in
the cooperative's Milwaukee bureau.
joined AP in 2011 on the West regional editing desk, where
he has frequently handled top stories such as gay marriage,
the health care overhaul, the resignation of Oregon Gov.
John Kitzhaber and the debate over childhood vaccines. Moore
has also taken a lead role in shaping state government and
political reporting in the region, including being a lead
editor during the 2012 and 2014 elections and developing
training for the region's statehouse coverage.
appointment was announced Wednesday by Doug Glass, AP's news
editor for Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and South
has shown himself to be a strong newsman, with a keen eye
for what makes a good story," Glass said. "We're
excited to have him take on the challenge of shaping AP's
report in Milwaukee, including reporting on the city and
served brief stints in the past year as AP's interim news
editor in Texas, Missouri/Kansas and Arizona/New Mexico. In
2013, he was a participant in AP's Future Leaders program,
working on a team that developed proposals to enhance AP's
training and internal communication.
joining AP, Moore spent six years at The Kansas City Star,
where he held a variety of assignments on wire, sports and
news desks. A native of Detroit and a graduate of Wayne
State University, he began his journalism career as an
editorial assistant at the Detroit Free Press.
worked as a copy editor and sports reporter at the Columbus
(Georgia) Ledger-Enquirer and spent two months in 2009 in
Kenya and Uganda as a reporter, assignment editor and mentor
in the Alfred Friendly Press Partners fellowship program.
Moore has also taught as an adjunct professor at Arizona
State University's Walker Cronkite School of Journalism and
starts in his new role in August.