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29 09, 2015

GVNews, Sahuarita Sun win 23 ANA awards

2017-05-02T13:49:05+00:00 September 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 August 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+00:00 August 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+00:00 June 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 February 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 September 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 [...]

22 09, 2014

The Sierra Vista Herald/Review captures 17 state awards

2017-05-02T13:49:06+00:00 September 22nd, 2014|Tags: , , |

PHOENIX -- The Sierra Vista Herald/ Bisbee Daily Review took home 17 awards in the Arizona Newspapers Association’s Better Newspapers contest. It was a really good night for the photo staff as Mark Levy and Beatrice Richardson swept the multimedia storytelling category with Levy taking first for his “The Miners” video, Richardson taking second for her feature on “Carlos” and Levy placing third for his video of Dorothy [...]

22 09, 2014

The Green Valley News won ten first-place awards in ANA’s 2014 Better Newspapers Contest

2017-05-02T13:49:06+00:00 September 22nd, 2014|Tags: , , |

First place, Best News Photograph: “Cactus down!” by Regina Ford. The Green Valley News won 10 first-place awards and 20 overall in its circulation category at the Arizona Newspapers Association Better Newspapers/Excellence in Advertising contest, including first place in General Excellence. The awards were handed out Saturday night in Scottsdale. "We are so proud that the Arizona Newspaper Association has recognized the wonderful work our editorial [...]

9 09, 2014

Saints-Falcons bet ‘ties’ up Iberian managing editor

2017-05-02T13:49:06+00:00 September 9th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

NEW IBERIA, La. — Daily Iberian reporter Horace Holloman III oftentimes arrives at work in a good mood, ready to start the day, but there was a little more spring in his step as he approached the managing editor's office the morning of Monday, Sept. 8. Managing Editor Jeff Zeringue, however, was fit to be tied ... Atlanta Falcon tied, that is. A friendly wager between Holloman and Zeringue [...]

8 09, 2014

Ron Lee named Wick Communications Chief Financial Officer

2017-05-02T13:49:06+00:00 September 8th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

Ron Lee, Chief Financial Officer of Wick Communications Mr. Ronald J. Lee was promoted to the position of Chief Financial Officer of Wick Communications Company on September 1, 2014. As CFO, Ron will be responsible for all financial and accounting functions of the corporation. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Ron joined Wick in July 1995. He has previously held company positions of Staff Accountant, Assistant Controller, [...]

5 09, 2014

Carol Crittendon promoted to Publisher in Sidney, Montana

2017-05-02T13:49:07+00:00 September 5th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

Wick Communications is pleased to announce the promotion of Carol Crittendon to Publisher of the Sidney Herald in Sidney, Montana. Crittendon, who is currently the Advertising Director of the Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald, will assume her new duties Oct. 1. Crittendon just celebrated 18 years in the newspaper business. She started her career in the Seattle area with the former King County Journal Newspapers, where she was a [...]

28 08, 2014

2014 Iberia Parish Sugar Cane Jamboree Coaches’ Luncheon

2017-05-02T13:49:07+00:00 August 28th, 2014|

NEW IBERIA, La. — Artie Liuzza didn’t show any of the signs of nervousness he professed for speaking in front of large groups Wednesday, delighting a packed room with tales of his team’s lack of football knowledge at his inaugural appearance at the Iberia Parish Sugar Cane Jamboree Coaches Luncheon held at Landry’s Cajun, Seafood and Steakhouse in New Iberia. Liuzza edged Jeanerette Senior High coach Ananias Johnson, [...]

9 07, 2014

The Sierra Vista Herald/Review was among those winners in NNA’s 2014 Better Newspaper Contest and Better Newspaper Advertising Contest

2017-05-02T13:49:07+00:00 July 9th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

The newspaper took a Third Place, Best Environmental Story, Daily & Non-daily Division, circ. 9,000 or more. Entry Title: Where has all the water gone?. Judges' Comments: "Great writing, tons of info presented in clear graphics and sidebars, good organization. Excellent and vital work." The newspaper also qualified in the General Excellence category and won either a first, second, third or honorable mention. Winners in this category will be [...]