With more than 25 years of experience in the business, the new managing editor of The Murfreesboro Post will likely be a familiar name to Rutherford County newspaper readers and WGNS listeners. Longtime Publisher Ron Fryar announced Monte Hale Jr. will take the helm of editorial content as managing editor of The Post, replacing Michelle Willard. Willard has accepted a position as the Capitol Hill bureau chief for TNReport News Services Inc., a nonprofit organization, in downtown Nashville. An MTSU School of Journalism graduate and 50-year resident of Rutherford County, Hale comes to The Post after a long career as a sports writer and sports editor for a combined 25 years at another Middle Tennessee newspaper. He has also had his own sports talk radio show on WGNS Radio for the past 10 years, which he will continue to host.