Lauren Walck named executive editor of the Bradenton Herald



Lauren Walck has been named executive editor of the Bradenton Herald, starting Oct. 25. Walck, 35, comes to the Bradenton Herald after serving as senior editor for the Sun Herald newspaper on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Both newspapers are owned by McClatchy.

At the Sun Herald, she led the transformation of the newsroom into a digital-first operation. She has a background in design and visuals, writing and editing, as well as social media and analytics, and has served in nearly every role in the newsroom over the past 10 years.

“I would like to get to know the newsroom and the community. I am very passionate about journalism and the role it plays in the community, and want to make sure it is sustainable for the future,” Walck said Wednesday after her appointment was announced to the Herald staff.

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