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New boss of Winter Haven newspaper

Winter Haven, FL -  News veteran Bill Blocher has been named managing editor of the News Chief in Winter Haven.


Blocher has been an editor for The Ledger in Lakeland for 20 years. The Ledger and News Chief are part of the Ledger Media Group, which Ferson heads.

He replaces Joe Braddy, who stepped down as managing editor and is considering another editing position with the News Chief.

Blocher is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

The U.S. Navy veteran has worked at newspapers in Missouri, Michigan, North Dakota, Virginia and New Jersey.

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