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14 04, 2016

Anderson named Publisher/Ad Manager of Wasilla Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

2017-05-02T13:49:04+00:00April 14th, 2016|

Dennis Anderson, who had been the Montrose Daily Press advertising manager, has been named publisher/ad manager of the Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman in Wasilla, Alaska. Dennis began his career with Wick Communications as an advertising representative in Montrose, Colo., in August 2004. He was an advertising representative until November 2012 when he was promoted to advertising director by then publisher, Francis Wick. Anderson was key to several successful revenue [...]

12 04, 2016

Welcome our New Digital Marketing Specialist

2017-05-02T13:49:04+00:00April 12th, 2016|

Anthony Morales Wick Communications is pleased to announce our New Digital Marketing Specialist, Anthony Morales. He will be responsible for the scheduling, fulfillment, and optimization of digital advertising for all of Wick Communications’ websites and its products. Anthony will perform regular reporting and tracking, interpret implications to ad teams, report metrics appropriately, analyzing web traffic data, maintaining email databases, promotional products, training, customer service and work with [...]

8 04, 2016

Welcome our New Digital Media Manager

2017-05-02T13:49:04+00:00April 8th, 2016|

Alessia Alaimo Wick Communications is pleased to announce the promotion of Alessia Alaimo to Digital Media Manager, effective immediately. Alaimo was previously Digital Marketing Developer for Wick Communications and began her employment as a graphic designer for Central Design in March of 2013. Alessia has been responsible for producing, maintaining, and enhancing various newspaper websites as well as to support all of Wick Communications’ digital media [...]

25 02, 2016

Zany queens recognized as Citizen of the Year by The Daily Iberian

2017-05-02T13:49:04+00:00February 25th, 2016|

Daily Iberian Managing Editor Jeff Zeringue recognizes previous Citizen of the Year Award recipients Wednesday afternoon at The Daily Iberian before presenting the 2015 Citizen of the Year Award to Berry Queens founder Jerre Boreland. NEW IBERIA, La. — The Daily Iberian honors someone each year as its Citizen of the Year for the good works in building up community. This year, it was awarded to [...]

8 02, 2016

Wick Named President, CEO of Wick Communications

2017-05-02T13:49:05+00:00February 8th, 2016|

Francis Wick, grandson of Wick Communications co-founder Milton Wick, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of the company, Steve Phillips, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Wick Communications, announced today. “I’m delighted to announce that Francis Wick has been appointed President and CEO of Wick Communications. Among the factors contributing to the Board of Directors’ unanimous decision were his record of achievement within the company, [...]

29 01, 2016

Shoopman celebrates 40th anniversary at The Daily Iberian

2017-05-02T13:49:05+00:00January 29th, 2016|

Senior News Editor Don Shoopman, pictured with his wife, the former June Boutte, celebrates 40 years at The Daily Iberian. On Christmas Day 1975, Senior News Editor Don Shoopman watched from his rearview mirror as his mother wept and waved goodbye to her eldest son as he left the Shoopman holiday gathering in Joplin, Missouri, for an adventure in newspaper in Louisiana. The day after New [...]

19 01, 2016

Announcement/Press Release

2017-05-02T13:49:05+00:00January 19th, 2016|

Tom Yunt, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Wick Communications Co., has resigned his position effective April 5, 2016, Steve Phillips, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Wick Communications, announced today. Yunt has accepted a positon as Chief Operating Officer (COO) with United Communications Corporation (UCC) based in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He said his decision to leave was a personal one driven by the desire to be [...]

20 11, 2015

Brown named publisher and ad director of Williston, Sidney papers

2017-05-02T13:49:05+00:00November 20th, 2015|

WILLISTON — The Williston Herald and the Sidney Herald are proud to welcome aboard Karen Brown as our new Publisher and Advertising Director. Brown comes to the Bakken by way of Sidney, Ohio where she was General Manager/Media Director for the Sidney Daily News, a product of Civitas Publications. Her more than 30 years in the newspaper industry includes experience in advertising sales, as advertising director and group [...]

29 09, 2015

Nogales International wins 17 awards from Arizona Newspapers Association

2017-05-02T13:49:05+00:00September 29th, 2015|

NI reporter Murphy Woodhouse, left, holds up his Photographer of the Year award and Publisher Manuel Coppola shows off first-place recognitions for Best Use of Photography and Best News Story. Staffers from the Nogales International, collectively and individually, won a total of 17 reporting, photography and advertising awards during the Arizona Newspapers Association annual convention last weekend in Chandler. Standout individual winners included reporter Murphy Woodhouse, [...]

29 09, 2015

GVNews, Sahuarita Sun win 23 ANA awards

2017-05-02T13:49:05+00:00September 29th, 2015|

Kitty Bottemiller won third place for Best Feature Photo with this shot of Green Valley Fire Chief Chuck Wunder’s promotion last year. The Green Valley News and Sahuarita Sun won 23 awards in the 2015 Better Newspapers Contest and Advertising Excellence awards at the Arizona Newspaper Association conventionSaturday night in Chandler. “Our primary goal of providing the best local news and information coverage for Green Valley [...]

28 09, 2015

The Sierra Vista Herald/Review newsroom wins General Excellence award

2017-05-02T13:49:05+00:00September 28th, 2015|

The Sierra Vista Herald was awarded General Excellence and Associated Press Member of the Year honors in the 2015 Better Newspaper Contest, organized by the Arizona Newspaper Association. Publisher Francis Wick, right, accepted the award with News and Features Editor Liz Manring and Managing Editor Eric Petermann. PHOENIX — The Sierra Vista Herald’s editorial and advertising departments earned 19 awards, including 10 first-place accolades, from the [...]

11 09, 2015

Frontiersman hires new ad director

2017-05-02T13:49:05+00:00September 11th, 2015|

The Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman has added a veteran sales professional to its staff. Cherie Curry started Aug. 31 as the Frontiersman’s ad director. A lifelong Alaskan, Curry brings a wealth of statewide experience to the position, most recently serving in a similar role since 2011 with Anchorage-based Greatlander Publications, which publishes three monthly direct-mail shoppers, including the Mat-Su Greatlander. Prior to that, Curry worked for Morris Communications in [...]

24 08, 2015

The Daily Herald’s Community Champion Awards proves successful for third time

2017-05-02T13:49:05+00:00August 24th, 2015|

The 2015 Roanoke Valley Community Champion Awards nominees show off their plaques during a ceremony in their honor Tuesday night at The Centre at Halifax Community College in Weldon. – Tia Bedwell | The Daily Herald WELDON — The efforts of 20 people who have deeply impacted the Roanoke Valley were recognized Aug. 17 at The Daily Herald’s third annual Roanoke Valley Community Champion Awards. A [...]

14 08, 2015

New Pierre publisher: “A newspaper really belongs to the community”

2017-05-02T13:49:05+00:00August 14th, 2015|

Scarcely a week after John Clark began his new job as publisher of the Capital Journal in Pierre, South Dakota, two children fishing in 90 feet of water on nearby Lake Oahe landed a Chinook salmon that weighed 23 pounds 5.76 ounces. “It was a good sign,” Clark said. That was just shy of the state record of 23 pounds 14 ounces, and it reminded Clark – an [...]

30 06, 2015

Crittendon selected general manager, sales director for Williston, Sidney papers

2017-05-02T13:49:05+00:00June 30th, 2015|

Wick Communications are pleased to announce that Carol Crittendon will become the general manager and regional sales director for the Williston Herald and Sidney Herald effective immediately. She has served as publisher for the Sidney Herald since October of 2014. In her new role, Carol will manage sales, distribution and production efforts in both Williston and Sidney. She began her career with the King County Journal Newspapers in [...]

26 05, 2015

The Williston Herald Won 36 Awards!

2017-05-02T13:49:05+00:00May 26th, 2015|

A Native American dancer takes a selfie with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, Friday, June 13, 2014. President Obama made his first presidential visit to North Dakota, and was the first sitting president to visit Indian County since Bill Clinton in 1999. (Jerry Burnes/Williston Herald) BISMARCK — Williston Herald staffers earned the [...]

12 03, 2015

Daily Iberian honors 2014 Citizen of the Year

2017-05-02T13:49:05+00:00March 12th, 2015|

Daily Iberian 2014 Citizen of the Year Dave Feldman thanks the people whom he says “did the real work” and are deserving of the award bestowed on him Feb. 27. The Daily Iberian has given Citizen of the Year Award out for the past 22 years. (Lee Ball / The Daily Iberian) Retired anesthetist and volunteer addict Dave Feldman spent his speech at The Daily Iberian’s [...]

10 03, 2015

Today’s News-Herald editor named to national newspaper publication’s 25 under 35 list

2017-05-02T13:49:05+00:00March 10th, 2015|

The editor of the Today’s News-Herald has been named one of the newspaper industry’s 25 rising stars by Editor & Publisher magazine, a national trade publication. Brandon Bowers, who joined the News-Herald in June, was selected for the trade magazine’s annual 25 under 35 list. “As a newspaper we’re very proud of Brandon for this recognition,” said Mike Quinn, publisher of the News-Herald. “It’s a great reflection on [...]

9 02, 2015

Daily News receives Press Association Award from the North Dakota American Legion

2017-05-02T13:49:06+00:00February 9th, 2015|

The Daily News and Publisher Ken Harty were recently honored with the Press Association Award from the American Legion Department of North Dakota. The presentation took place at the Annual American Legion Winter Convention held in Bismarck this weekend during the Press Association Awards luncheon. Jim DeVries, Wahpeton Hafner-Miller American Legion Post 20 adjutant, nominated the Daily News for running photos of American Legion events, printing submitted [...]

20 01, 2015

Britt Promoted to Regional Circulation Director for Williston Herald & Sidney Herald

2017-05-02T13:49:06+00:00January 20th, 2015|

We are proud to announce the appointment and promotion of Tammy Britt to Regional Circulation Director for the Williston Herald and the Sidney Herald. In her new role, Tammy will be directly responsible for the retention and growth in readership and audience in our daily, weekly, niche and digital products. In addition, Tammy will be responsible for the efficient distribution of all products. This senior management position will [...]

13 01, 2015

Daily Iberian Employee of the Year

2017-05-02T13:49:06+00:00January 13th, 2015|

This year’s Daily Iberian Employee of the Year is Sports Editor Chris Landry. Chris does a great job overseeing our sports section coverage, working with more than a dozen local schools, more than 100 local teams, literally thousands of local athletes and coaches, in an effort to offer a good overview of sports items of interest to sports fans in our area. Chris covers games, writes features, designs [...]

8 01, 2015

Regalado hired as new advertising director of The Argus Observer

2017-05-02T13:49:06+00:00January 8th, 2015|

There was a time when Debbie Regalado thought the grass might be greener on the other side. It was April 2004. She’d spent the last 18 years working for the Idaho Press-Tribune, and Regalado was ready for a change. So she made one, trading her job in advertising at the newspaper for landscaping. It only took a year for Regalado to get back into the newspaper business. While [...]

16 12, 2014

Burnes Promoted to Managing Editor of Williston Herald

2017-05-02T13:49:06+00:00December 16th, 2014|

We are pleased to announce that Jerry Burnes has been appointed Managing Editor at the Williston Herald. Burnes moved to Williston in July of 2012 from Wilmington, Ill., after completing his master’s degree in communications at Northern Illinois University that May. He has been at the Herald for two years and has most recently served as the Interim Managing Editor. Burnes said he is honored by the appointment [...]

25 11, 2014

Taylor hired as new advertising director of The Daily Herald

2017-05-02T13:49:06+00:00November 25th, 2014|

Baretta Taylor joined The Daily Herald as its new advertising director on Monday, and with him, he brings more than a decade of valuable experience. Taylor has been in the newspaper business for 16 years, and was previously an advertising director with Gatehouse Media and a marketing/sales director with Womack Publishing. The Daily Herald Publisher Titus Workman said he is excited to have Taylor on board and looks [...]

24 11, 2014

Francis Wick named publisher of the Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Daily Review

2017-05-02T13:49:06+00:00November 24th, 2014|

Wick Communications President and CEO Tom Yunt announced Friday the company has accepted the resignation of long-time Herald/Review publisher Phil Vega and appointed Francis Wick to the position. Vega’s resignation is effective Jan. 31, 2015. “Phil has graciously agreed to work with Francis to ensure a smooth transition period through the end of January, 2015. The company appreciates Phil’s years of dedicated service and his continued cooperation in [...]

30 09, 2014

Mike Shepard and Randy Rickman Named Wick Communications Regional Publishers

2017-05-02T13:49:06+00:00September 30th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

Wick Communications is pleased to announce two additions to their executive leadership team. On October 1, 2014 President and CEO, Tom Yunt, announced the hiring of Michael Shepard and Randall (Randy) Rickman as Regional Publishers for Wick Communications. Both executives have extensive backgrounds in the newspaper industry. Michael Shepard Michael Shepard Prior to joining Wick Communications as Regional Publisher, Michael Shepard served as Senior Vice President [...]

30 09, 2014

Daily Iberian kiosk gets notice at annual Sugar Cane Festival

2017-05-02T13:49:06+00:00September 30th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

Daily Iberian Ad Manager Bill Heirtzler, from left, Managing Editor Jeff Zeringue, Business Manager Mandy Seneca and Circulation Manager JP Poirier were on hand Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at the annual Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival & Fair Children's Parade in downtown New Iberia. The group handed out about 300 packages that consisted of a free fair guide, Friday edition of The Daily Iberian and offer for a free [...]

23 09, 2014

Daily Iberian publisher/ad manager cleans up

2017-05-02T13:49:06+00:00September 23rd, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

Daily Iberian Publisher Will Chapman, left, and Advertising Manager Bill Heirtzler wash cars for Advertising Department staff on Friday, Sept. 19. The gesture was in thanks for the department surpassing the sales goal by almost 50 percent on the annual Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival and Fair special publication. At first, Heirtzler said Chapman would wash the car of the top salesperson if they surpassed the goal, but because [...]

23 09, 2014

Nogales International wins 13 awards at state contest

2017-05-02T13:49:06+00:00September 23rd, 2014|Tags: , , |

From left: Priscilla Bolaños, graphic designer; William Wilczewski, sports editor; and Curt Prendergast, reporter, show off the awards won at the Arizona Newspapers Association annual convention last weekend in Scottsdale. Photo/Jonathan Clark Staffers from the Nogales International, collectively and individually, won a total of 13 awards during the Arizona Newspapers Association annual convention last weekend in Scottsdale – including eight first-place prizes. In the ANA’s 2014 [...]

22 09, 2014

Today’s News-Herald earned four statewide first-place awards in ANA’s 2014 Better Newspapers Contest

2014-10-01T17:34:41+00:00September 22nd, 2014|Tags: , , |

Today’s News-Herald earned four statewide first-place awards for news and advertising quality in annual Arizona Newspapers Association contests last weekend. The newspaper earned a top award for departmental reporting and newswriting excellence, and an additional first-place award for editorial page excellence. It competed against non-metropolitan dailies with circulation under 25,000 in such cities as Yuma, Flagstaff, Prescott, Sierra Vista and Casa Grande. The departmental awards are judged on [...]