Nick Gehring has joined Plastics News as a copy editor, working in the newspaper's Akron headquarters office.
Gehring comes from The Times-Reporter, a daily newspaper in New Philadelphia, Ohio, where he served as assistant weekend news and Web editor. He earned a bachelor's degree in print journalism from Kent State University in 2004.
Gehring also has had stints as an intern at the Medina County Gazette daily in Ohio in 2003 and as a freelance writer for the Cleveland Plain Dealer's business section from 2003-04. He also worked as a freelance Web designer for Washington CEO magazine in Seattle.
Gehring replaces Sheri Jobe, who has joined the Providence [R.I.] Business Journal as a copy editor. Jobe will continue to do freelance work for Plastics News.