Brian Kelley, a 27-year veteran of The Roanoke (Virginia) Times, will become the newspaper’s editor later this month.
Kelley, 56, will succeed Caroline Glickman, who will retire as The Roanoke Times' top editor following a 39-year career in newspapers.
Kelley, a journalist for 34 years, has been with The Roanoke Times since 1993. He joined the newspaper’s New River Valley Bureau in Christiansburg after having worked for newspapers in Newport News, Richmond and Prince William County. He covered local government, schools and politics in the New River Valley before becoming the bureau’s assistant editor.