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Hack promoted to editor of The Era

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By The Staff

The Oldham Era welcomes a new editor this week.Jacquelyn Stoess Hack, who has served as The Oldham Era’s news editor for two years, was promoted to the position Aug. 22.Hack joined The Oldham Era as a staff writer in May 2005 after working as an intern for four summers.In August 2006, she became news editor of The Oldham Era.She is a 2005 graduate of Western Kentucky University, where she studied journalism and political science and worked as a features writer for WKU’s student newspaper, the College Heights Herald.Hack is a member of the Kentucky Press Association News Editorial steering committee and the Oldham County American Red Cross Board.She has earned numerous awards for news writing, photography, editorial writing and page design from the Louisville chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, KPA and Landmark Community Newspapers Inc.Hack succeeds General Manager Julie Nelson Satterly in her new role. Satterly served as the newspaper’s editor between October 2003 and April 2006, at which time she accepted the dual role of general manager and editor.Satterly will continue as general manager, now focusing on business operations of the newspaper.“I’m so excited for Jackie in her new role,” Satterly said. “She has a strong commitment to quality journalism and she knows the community very well. I have enjoyed watching her grow as an editor and I know our readers will love the changes she continues to bring to our product.”Hack is the daughter of Barry and Bobbie Stoess of Crestwood. She is a 2000 graduate of South Oldham High School and has lived in Oldham County since 1981.She and her husband, Gregory, live in Pewee Valley.