Carl “Butch” Antolini has joined the West Virginia Department of Agriculture as communications director.
Antolini grew up in Elkins and began his journalism career at age 14 as a sports writer for The Inter-Mountain. He has 38 years’ experience in the media industry.
Most recently, Antolini was the executive editor and general manager of The Register-Herald in Beckley, where he had been since 2005.
He and his wife, Heather, have four children, Michael, Elizabeth, Audrey and John “Jack.”