Interactive Managing Editor

Kelly Wilson

217-221-3374
klwilson@whig.com
@kwilsonWHIG

Kelly Wilson is interactive managing editor of The Herald-Whig. She is responsible for editorial content and strategic development of The Herald-Whig's new-media platforms and social media portals. Wilson worked for The Herald-Whig for nearly 21 years as a reporter and copy editor before leaving in November 2009 to join the public relations and communications staff at Blessing Hospital. She rejoined The Herald-Whig in April 2012. Kelly graduated from Quincy University with bachelor's degrees in English and political science, and from Western Illinois University with a master's degree in English. She taught communications and English classes at Quincy University for 13 years, and served as advisor for the university's student newspaper. She is involved in the annual St. Jude Quincy to Peoria Run and participates in annual medical mission trips to Nicaragua.

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Google, Facebook, others speak out against child separation

CEOs of Facebook, Google, Apple and others speak out against child separations at the border

Local Markets

AP Top Business News at 7:09 p.m. EDT

AP Top Business News at 7:09 p.m. EDT

That's Kowar with a K: 13 in Gators' 6-1 CWS win over Texas
National Sports

That's Kowar with a K: 13 in Gators' 6-1 CWS win over Texas

That's Kowar with a K: Florida star strikes out 13 in 6-1 win over Longhorns at College World Series

GE to end more than 100-year run on Dow; Walgreens added
Business

GE to end more than 100-year run on Dow; Walgreens added

General Electric will be dropped from the Dow Jones industrial average next week, ending the industrial conglomerate's position in the 30-company blue chip index after more than 100 years

National News

Lawmakers barred from child migrant facility in Florida

Florida lawmakers barred from visiting a Miami-area facility housing children who entered the U.S. illegally

National Sports

England extends record ODI total in 242-run win vs Australia

England extended its own record in one-day international cricket by 37 runs after smashing the highest-ever total of 481-6 as it beat Australia by 242 runs in the third ODI on Tuesday

Ford celebrates purchase of iconic Detroit train station
Local Markets

Ford celebrates purchase of iconic Detroit train station

Ford Motor Co. is celebrating its purchase of Detroit's long vacant train depot that the company plans to redevelop for research and development of self-driving vehicles

'Don't leave me, Mom': Detainee tells of separation from son
National News

'Don't leave me, Mom': Detainee tells of separation from son

'Don't leave me, Mom': Woman from El Salvador describes separation from 8-year-old son after crossing border

National News

Pearl Harbor survivor says goodbye upon leaving Hawaii

A Pearl Harbor survivor is saying what could be his final goodbyes at the site where thousands of fellow sailors and Marines died 77 years ago

3 more killed as Nicaragua's political unrest hits 2 months
World News

3 more killed as Nicaragua's political unrest hits 2 months

A Nicaraguan rights group says three people have been killed in the city of Masaya as authorities try to regain control on the two-month anniversary of political unrest that has shaken the nation