Cindi Andrews has been named executive editor of the Courier & Press in Evansville, Indiana, effective Nov. 30. She also will oversee the staff at The Gleaner in nearby Henderson, Kentucky, and will work with staff and editors in news organizations owned by the USA TODAY Network in Southern Indiana, including Bloomington.
She is the first female executive editor in the Courier & Press' 175-year history.
She most recently served as a newsroom leader, managing the political reporting team at The Denver (Colorado) Post.
Amalie Nash, vice president for local news for the USA TODAY Network, said: "Evansville will have an editor who works tirelessly to keep readers informed, who facilitates important dialogue and who ensures local journalism remains a strong bedrock of the community."