Kerekes promoted to Democrat sports editor

Published 12:14 am Sunday, February 6, 2011

NATCHEZ — Michael Kerekes has been named the sports editor of The Natchez Democrat.

Kerekes has served as a sports reporter at The Democrat since August 2009, covering all local schools and coordinating the weekly Adventures page.

“Michael has done a great job reporting on an array of Miss-Lou sports up to this point and I feel the sports section will continue to improve under his leadership,” Democrat Managing Editor Julie Cooper said. “We are excited about a ‘new season’ in our sports department.”

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Kerekes was a 2009 graduate of the University of Alabama where he earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism with a minor in history.

His experience prior to coming to Natchez included work with the Tuscaloosa News in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

A native of Tuscaloosa, Kerekes is a graduate of Paul W. Bryant High School.