Gillian Smith, who previously wrote for the Patriot Ledger, has been named News Editor. Gillian will work with Editor-in-Chief David Mittell Jr., himself a Duxbury native and former Patriot Ledger and Providence Journal columnist.

A native of Cape Cod, Gillian graduated from Ithaca College, New York, in May with a degree in journalism and previously worked for Boston Magazine and the Associated Press. After writing for online publications for a number of years, Gillian is pleased to be working again with newspaper and ink and is excited to explore Duxbury and all it has to offer.