Stephanie Harvin has been promoted to features editor of The Post and Courier.

Hers is one of three major newsroom promotions announced this week by Managing Editor Steve Mullins.

Marcus Amaker has been named Preview editor. Shirley Greene has been promoted to city editor.

Harvin is a Charleston native who joined the newspaper in 1978 as a reporter. She has wide-ranging experience, having spent 14 years as a photographer, 11 years as a reporter in the Features Department and the past five years as an assistant city editor and region editor, directing coverage of government and regional issues. She will report to Local News Editor Rick Nelson.

Amaker came to the newspaper as a features page designer in 2003.

Since then, he has won two S.C. Press Association awards for design. He has become a major player in the city's art scene by publishing three books of poetry, releasing three albums of music, designing Web sites and posters for other artists and performing for many art shows and events around town.

He will report to Harvin, and his promotion is effective Sep. 23.

Greene, also a Charleston native, started at the newspaper in May 1977 as a reporter and has covered a number of beats, including police, schools, and county and municipal governments.

She also has worked as assistant city editor, weekend editor, North Charleston bureau editor, zones editor and Faith & Values editor. She will report to Nelson.