AKRON--Donald J. Detore has joined the staff of Rubber & Plastics News as a copy editor.
He will be involved in editing stories for the publication, creating pages and working on RPN's website and e-newsletters. He also will do some reporting.
Detore spent 27½ years with The Repository, a daily newspaper in Canton, Ohio. He most recently was the newspaper's executive editor, overseeing The Repository and sister papers Massillon Independent; Dover-New Philadelphia Times-Reporter; Jackson Suburbanite; and Green Suburbanite. He also managed their websites, as well as FridayNightOhio.com, a high-school football website operated by the media group.
Detore joined The Repository as a sports writer, and then become assistant sports editor and sports editor. In 2007, Detore was named managing editor of The Repository.
Detore, a native of Ashtabula, Ohio, is a graduate of Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio. He also serves as an adjunct professor at the university. He received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Walsh in October, 2012.