TROY, Mich. -Roofing ContractorPublisher Jill Nash announced that Tom Watts has joined the magazine as its associate editor. Watts, who earned a B.A. in journalism at Michigan State University, has more than 15 years of writing and editing experience, including stints with The Associated Press andThe Macomb Dailynewspaper.

“Tom Watts brings a wealth of experience and talent to our staff, and we are happy to have him on board,” said Nash. “Tom will play a key role in keepingRoofing Contractorat the forefront of the industry, and he will also serve as associate editor of our sister publication,Architectural Roofing & Waterproofing.”