Madeline Westberg, who has distinguished herself in the role of associate editor of the Cambridge News & Deerfield Independent, has been promoted to managing editor of a sister APG-Southern Wisconsin newspaper in Dane County.
Westberg will succeed Jacob Swanson as managing editor of the Herald Independent & Thistle, which covers news in the Monona, Cottage Grove and McFarland areas. Swanson is relocating to Utah.
In her new role, Westberg will work out of APG-Southern Wisconsin’s Sun Prairie office. She had been associate editor of the Cambridge News & Deerfield Independent since October 2018, working out of an office in Lake Mills.