LAS VEGAS, Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- John Kerr has been named Editorial Page Editor of the Sunday Viewpoints in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The announcement was made by publisher, Craig A. Moon.
From 1991 to 2012, Kerr served as Editorial Writer for the Las Vegas Review-Journal. He rejoined the paper in the spring of 2016. During his previous tenure, he covered pressing local issues such as education reform, policing and Uber's move to Clark County.
"John has done an outstanding job since returning to the Las Vegas Review-Journal in April. Due to John's hard work we have expanded our Sunday Viewpoints editorial section by two pages. His conservative opinions are timely, insightful and relevant," said Moon.
"I look forward to providing our readers with a lively forum for debate on important issues of the day," said Kerr.
The Nevada Press Association awarded him Best Editorial Writing in 2005, 2009, 2010 and 2011. Judges of the NPA remarked that Kerr's "lively writing makes strong opinion even stronger." Kerr graduated from the University of Michigan with a Masters in Journalism.
About the Las Vegas Review-Journal
The Las Vegas Review-Journal, Nevada's largest daily newspaper in print and online, has been providing news and information for Southern Nevadans for more than 100 years. The award-winning Las Vegas Review-Journal serves the Las Vegas Valley as the preeminent news source while also circulating in the cities of Boulder City, Mount Charleston, Mesquite and Pahrump, as well as throughout Nye County, Lincoln County, northern Arizona and southern Utah. The Las Vegas Review-Journal's strong portfolio of brands includes El Tiempo, a weekly Spanish publication; the weekly Las Vegas Business Press; the monthly Luxury magazine; and weekly community newspapers such as Boulder City News, Pahrump Valley Times and the Pahrump Mirror, among others.
SOURCE Las Vegas Review-Journal