Saturday, July 30, 2016
Former Beacon Journal managing editor Mizell Stewart III and wife Valerie are celebrating their 22nd wedding anniversary today.
“Through challenge, change and adventure, you are always there. I'm so proud to be your husband and am incredibly blessed that you said 'I do' on this day 22 years ago. Happy Anniversary, Valerie!”
Mizell is USA Today Network vice president of news operations, working out of its McLean, Virginia headquarters.
Valerie and Mizell live in West Chester Township, which is near Middletown and Hamilton and Cincinnati.
Current BJ vice president and editor Bruce Winges succeeded Mizell, then the managing editor, as the top newsroom executive at the BJ in 2007.
Mizell went to the Evansville, Indiana Courier and Press as editor. Later, he became vice president/content of the newspaper division of E.W. Scripps and Journal Media Group managing director of content.
Twinsburg native and Bowling Green graduate Mizell worked in Tallahassee, Florida before coming to the BJ in 2006.