Ken Smailes says farewell to WTNS
Following a career that spans three decades in print and broadcast journalism, WTNS’s Ken Smailes is transitioning from the News Director position he has held at WTNS for 25 years. He started at WTNS in 1996, becoming the longest-serving News Director at the radio station. He was previously Managing Editor at the Coshocton Tribune, worked at the Athens Messenger, and began his career as a sports writer and editor before focusing on news. Ken has also been known for this interest in history, and for the past 15 years has been a part-time pastor. As of July 1st, Ken will move into full-time ministry with the United Methodist Church.