Holly Claycomb named as new Altoona Mirror managing editor


Holly Claycomb is becoming the Altoona (Pennsylvania) Mirror’s new managing editor.

Publisher Dan Slep made the announcement Thursday to the Mirror staff, and it will be effective July 22.

Claycomb succeeds Neil Rudel, who is retiring as managing editor but will continue contributing coverage, including Penn State football.

A native of Bedford County, Claycomb has worked in the newspaper business for 37 years — the last nine at the Mirror, where she has worked on the copy desk and served as pagination and news editor.

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