Vera Fedchenko, a reporter and layout assistant at Tire Business, has been promoted to senior reporter, effective May 1.
``Vera's promotion reflects her growing importance to the Tire Business editorial staff,'' said Editor and Publisher Dave Zielasko. ``She has become a skilled reporter, tackling many of our more complex stories, and is well-known and respected in the tire industry. She also contributes significantly to our publication through her editing and layout skills. We're pleased to have her on our team.''
Ms. Fedchenko joined TB as a reporter in October 1997, after an internship at Rubber & Plastics News, a sister publication of Tire Business.
Ms. Fedchenko is a graduate of Kent State University with a bachelor's degree in journalism.