Jim Small, editor of the Yellow Sheet Report, has been named Arizona News Service editor. In his new position, Small will be responsible for overall editorial content of Arizona Capitol Times, azcapitoltimes.com, Yellow Sheet Report and Arizona Legislative Report.
“Jim is a talented reporter and editor who has built influence in the community, our industry and at the Capitol,” said Ginger Lamb, vice president & publisher of Arizona News Service. “He is a hard-working individual who is deserving of this opportunity. I’m excited to see what is ahead under Jim’s leadership as editor as we work together to continue to grow and expand our operation.”
Small, a native Arizonan, joined Arizona News Service in 2004 as the House reporter for Arizona Capitol Times. In 2010, he was named editor of the Yellow Sheet Report. Prior to coming to Arizona News Service, he was a reporter for The Glendale Star and Peoria Times, where he covered municipal government, public safety and business issues.
“I am excited to be given the opportunity to lead such a talented team of reporters and editors,” Small said. “With their dedication and professionalism, I know that great things are ahead for all of our publications.”
A graduate of Grand Canyon University, Small is also active with several professional organizations related to improving the journalism industry and serves on the boards of the Arizona Press Club and the First Amendment Coalition of Arizona.
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