Rick Bannan started at the Herald-Press (Huntington) as a reporter.
He worked at The Chronicle in Centralia, Washington, as an intern in 2012.
Bannan graduated this year from Ohio University. His collegiate journalism experience includes online magazines Speakeasy and Wander Lost, a capstone project for a travel journalism class.
Bannan was born in California and has also lived in Ohio, North Carolina and South Carolina.