Michael McDermott named sports editor at ProJo

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Michael McDermott named sports editor at ProJo
The Providence Journal has finally announced a replacement for Art Martone who left to join the revamped Comcast SportsNet website last month.

Michael C. McDermott, a six-year veteran of the newspaper, was named the new sports editor.

The Northeastern graduate previously served as the assistant sports editor/web producer for the high school's sports page of the Journal's website projo.com.

McDermott joined the ProJo in 2003 as a copy editor. Prior to that he worked at The Patriot Ledger in Quincy, Mass. as a town reporter, schools reporter, and a copy editor.

He also served as an editor of of an English-language newspaper in Baku, Azerbaijan. 

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