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28 12, 2016

Publisher Emeritus Walter Wick dies Sunday at home

December 28th, 2016|

Walter M. Wick, an inductee in the Arizona Newspaper Association Hall of Fame and Publisher Emeritus of the Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Daily Review, died Christmas morning at his home in Hereford. Wick, 85, who with his brother Robert have guided ownership of Wick Communications for more than a half century, died following a recent diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. "I was blessed as much as any brother ever could [...]

7 12, 2016

Pierce joins Daily Iberian as publisher

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Wick Communications has tapped Christina Pierce to be publisher of The Daily Iberian, in New Iberia, La. The industry veteran brings with her a wealth of experience earned at news organizations throughout the region. She begins work on Dec. 12. Prior to joining Wick Communications, Pierce worked for Gannett Co., most recently as the general manager of The Town Talk in Alexandria, La. she has also held management [...]

19 10, 2016

Anderson named group publisher of Wick’s Alaska operations

October 19th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Dennis Anderson, who is currently publisher of Wick Communication’s Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman, will become group publisher of Wick’s Alaska operations, the company announced. He assumes his new role on Nov. 1. "Dennis Anderson has worked for me in the past and I know his dedication and innovative style will help advance Wick Communications in Alaska,” said Wick CEO Francis Wick. “Having central group leadership over the Anchorage Press, Arctic Warrior [...]

18 10, 2016

Conover Named New Managing Editor at The Daily Herald

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Patrick G. “Duke” Conover has been named managing editor at The Daily Herald in an announcement by Publisher Titus Workman. “I’m pleased to have Duke assume leadership of our news team,” Workman said. “He’s a talented journalist with three decades of experience as a writer, reporter, researcher and editor.” The 56-year-old Conover comes to The Daily Herald after serving as the regional editor for Paddock Publishing in Southern [...]

14 10, 2016

Chapman announces retirement after 36 years with Wick

October 14th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

Will Chapman, who for 28 years has served as publisher of The Daily Iberian in New Iberia, La., announced his retirement on Friday. When he was appointed to the position in 1988, Chapman was the youngest publisher in the Wick Communications chain. He retires as the company’s longest-serving publisher and one of its most revered. Chapman, 61, plans to remain with the company for several weeks to help with [...]