Record-Courier staff report
The Record-Courier welcomes Sara Welch to its sports department.
Welch becomes the newspaper's sports reporter that will focus on the Portage Trail Conference, along with other general assignments.
Welch is a 2007 graduate of Waterloo High School and 2011 graduate of Kent State University.
She first interned with the Record-Courier in the summer of 2011 and has remained a part of the sports staff as a correspondent since that time.
Welch, who was a contributor to the Daily Kent Stater while studying journalism in college, previously worked as a social media publicist and content clerk for the Youngstown Vindicator.
Welch succeeds Colin Harris, who recently accepted a news reporter position with the Warren Tribune.