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Indianapolis Star executive editor Ronnie Ramos steps down

Indianapolis Star executive editor Ronnie Ramos announced Monday he is stepping down, according to an article from the news organization.

According to the article, Ramos joined the Star in 2013 as the sports director before his promotion to managing director and then executive editor.

Ramos's last day with the organization is Dec. 20.

"After almost six years at IndyStar, it is time for another challenge," Ramos said at a Monday morning staff meeting, according to the article.

The organization credits Ramos for managing the newsroom’s transformation into digital operation, according to the article. Ramos previously served as the managing director of digital communications for Indianapolis-based NCAA.

Ramos also served as the senior editor for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, executive editor for the Times in Shreveport, Louisiana, and managing editor for the News-Press in Fort Myers, Florida, according to the article.

Senior news director Ginger Rough will serve as interim executive editor, according to the article. The Indianapolis Star’s parent company, Gannett Co. Inc., will conduct a national search for Ramos’ replacement. 

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