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Sarah Scull named CNA managing editor

Sarah Scull has been named managing editor of the Creston News Advertiser.

Scull, 39, leaves her post as staff reporter and replaces Managing Editor Scott Vicker upon his resignation Nov. 29.

Scull will oversee the editorial duties of Creston News Advertiser, Osceola-Sentinel Tribune, Adair County Free Press and Fontanelle Observer including news and sports departments.

Scull is a native of San Diego, California, and relocated to Creston in 2012. She graduated in 2010 from University of Phoenix in San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in human services.

Scull joined the Creston News Advertiser editorial staff October 2012 and served as staff reporter until the end of 2014. Prior to her return to the CNA in June, Scull worked as a youth employment specialist with MATURA at Iowa Workforce Development, purchased Quilts & Other Notions and taught English Language Arts part-time in Adult and Continuing Education at Southwestern Community College.

“This is an incredible honor and a great privilege,” Scull said. “There are few things I love more than meeting people I wouldn’t have had the opportunity to otherwise and sharing their story. Everything in this paper, no matter how interesting, exciting or seemingly mundane, matters to someone.”

Scull is the mother of two children, Sophia and Fletcher, and resides in Creston.

To congratulate her or send story ideas, contact Scull at or 641-782-2141 ext. 6436.

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