CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Chuck McGill has been named the Daily Mail's sports editor, Editor and Publisher Nanya Friend has announced.
McGill, 31, is a Charleston native who has worked as a sportswriter at the newspaper since 2009.
He is a 1999 graduate of DuPont High School who holds both bachelor's and master's degrees from West Virginia University.
"I am excited to be able to draw our new sports editor from within our ranks," Friend said. "Chuck grew up reading the Daily Mail, and he has a strong sense of its traditions and devotion to aggressive coverage of local news.
"He is excited about this position and eager to continue the sports department's legacy of excellence and service to readers."
McGill plans to build on the department's strengths to enhance local and state coverage.
"As a kid I used to spend my after-school hours as a paperboy pulling a wagon full of Daily Mail newspapers around my West Side neighborhood," he said.