Sports editor hired in Rockport


Clay Cunningham, who has nearly four years’ experience working for Indiana newspapers, has been hired as sports editor of The Spencer County Journal-Democrat (Rockport).

He will also do some news reporting for the newspaper, including coverage of city and town government and school boards, as well as feature assignments.

Cunningham, 27, comes to the Journal-Democrat from the Newton County Enterprise Reporter (Kent­land), where he covered a variety of sports and news events for nearly two years.

He also worked for two years in the news and sports departments for the Brazil Times.

He graduated from Indiana State University in December 2007 with a bachelor of science degree in communications. While at ISU he worked for the campus newspaper, the Indiana Statesman, as a reporter and assistant news editor.

He also has experience writing for the website