Longtime Post Bulletin reporter and editor Jeff Pieters has been named to the newspaper’s newly created Editor position, overseeing the PB’s news-gathering and reporting operations.
Pieters joined the Post Bulletin in January 2001 as a reporter covering Rochester city government. His assignments soon grew to include Olmsted County government and other general topics. In 2012, Pieters became the PB’s Life section editor. In a 2017 restructuring of the newsroom, Pieters was named to the newspaper’s Executive Committee.
Pieters grew up in the Milwaukee, Wis., area and is a 1992 graduate of Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Ind. He has worked in Indiana, Florida, Iowa and elsewhere in Minnesota before coming to Rochester. He lives in Rochester with his family.