AKRON—Rubber & Plastics News has hired Kyle Brown as a reporter.
Brown will help the editorial team in developing and covering industry stories, both in the print edition and on the web. He also will assist with page design and editing.
Prior to joining RPN, Brown worked for multiple horticulture industry publications at GIE Media Inc., starting in 2008. He was an assistant editor and digital content editor at Golf Course Industry, and managing editor for Cannabis Business Times. Beyond writing and editing, Brown assisted in planning and developing stories, as well as multiple e-newsletters and industry-specific podcasts.
From 2006-08, he worked as a staff writer for The Suburbanite weekly paper in Green, Ohio.
Brown received a bachelor's degree in magazine journalism from Kent State University.