Editor has sports background


Veteran newspaper reporter Paul Gable has been named editor of The Shelby­ville News.

Gable has a 17-year career in newspapers that includes serving as a sports editor in South Carolina and Kentucky.

Gable most recently served as a full-time staff writer for The Shelbyville News, where he came four years ago as a part-time sports reporter.

Gable got his start in journalism at The Loris Scene (S.C.), where he served as a news and sports reporter.

Upon obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from New­berry College (S.C.), the Myrtle Beach native became the sports editor of The Newberry Observer (S.C.) for three-and-a-half years.

While at The Observer, Gable earned honors from the South Carolina Press Association in sports column writing and headline writing.

In 2007, Gable was named the sports editor of The Grant County News (K.Y.). While there, the Kentucky Press Association honored him for sports column writing.

Gable is a third- generation newspaperman. His grandfather and father each worked in the business.