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.

Bylines

National Sports

Mullens has sterling debut in 49ers 34-3 win over Raiders

Nick Mullens threw for 262 yards and three touchdowns for the most productive NFL debut since the merger, leading the San Francisco 49ers to a 34-3 win over the Oakland Raiders in a lopsided Battle of the Bay

Judge: Dodge City poll site would bring more voter confusion
National News

Judge: Dodge City poll site would bring more voter confusion

Federal judge rules that opening a new polling site in the historic Wild West town of Dodge City, Kansas, days before the election is not in the public's interest because it would likely create more voter confusion

MakerFest opens to showcase area companies
Quincy News

MakerFest opens to showcase area companies

Marcel Wagner recalled hearing from someone at last year's Makerfest that they drive past Titan International's facilities every day, and they never knew what the firm manufactured.

Red Wings beat Devils 4-3 with 2 short-handed goals in 3rd
National Sports

Red Wings beat Devils 4-3 with 2 short-handed goals in 3rd

Abdelkader, Daley get short-handed goals in 3rd as Red Wings top Devils 4-3 for 3rd straight win

Man smiles, says 'Let's rock' before dying in electric chair
National News

Man smiles, says 'Let's rock' before dying in electric chair

Man sentenced to die for a 1980s double murder scheduled to become Tennessee's first inmate since 2007 to be put to death in electric chair

Hernangomez, Paul Millsap lead Nuggets past Cavs 110-91
National Sports

Hernangomez, Paul Millsap lead Nuggets past Cavs 110-91

Juancho Hernangomez scored 23 points, Paul Millsap added 16 and the Denver Nuggets rolled past the Cleveland Cavaliers 110-91

Thunder rally from 19 down in 3rd, top Hornets 111-107
National Sports

Thunder rally from 19 down in 3rd, top Hornets 111-107

Russell Westbrook had 29 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a 19-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Charlotte Hornets 111-107