Insurance Journal Names Jergler West Editor

September 23, 2011

Wells Publishing Inc. has named Don Jergler as its new West editor for its flagship Insurance Journal online and print property/casualty insurance publications.

Jergler, based in California, will cover the western states for Insurance Journal magazine and for the web site,, and its Daily Headlines e-mail newsletter.

Jergler comes to Insurance Journal with a business journalism background that includes being a reporter or editor at three daily newspapers, three web sites and one magazine. His most recent position was as managing web editor of two trade websites based in Irvine, Calif. Before that he was the editor of the monthly business-to-business magazine Real Estate Southern California and West bureau chief of the company’s online component. He has worked at the Long Beach Press-Telegram, the San Gabriel Valley News Group and the Antelope Valley Press.

Jergler is a graduate of Cal State University Dominguez Hills.

Jergler can be reached at

He replaces Patti Tom.

The states in Insurance Journal’s West region include California, Arizona, Oregon, Colorado, Washington, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Hawaii, Montana, Alaska, New Mexico and Wyoming.

Wells Publishing has also named a new East editor, Young Ha, based in New York, and a new advertising sales representative, Mindy Trammel, for its South Central/Texas territory.

In addition to publishing Insurance Journal, Wells Publishing, based in San Diego, Calif., publishes and The Insurance Journal Academy of Insurance is also part of the Wells Publishing network.

Topics California

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