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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 [...]

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 [...]

3 07, 2014

Roanoke Rapids Earns a 1st Place in NNA Awards

2017-05-02T13:49:14+00:00 July 3rd, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , |

​​The National Newspaper Association just announced the winners of their 2014 Better Newspaper Contest and Better Newspaper Advertising Contest. ​The Daily Herald, Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina earned a First Place, Best Sales Promotion Section or Edition, Daily Division for its Prospectus Magazine. Prospectus is an annual magazine focused on business and industry in Halifax County, NC. It is published by The Daily Herald in partnership with Halifax County [...]

26 06, 2014

Congratulations to Tyler Bell of the Williston Herald for the winning photo in May!

2017-05-02T13:49:14+00:00 June 26th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

MEMBER PHOTO OF THE MONTH FOR NORTH AND SOUTH DAKOTA - In this May 27, 2014 file photo, debris is seen scattered after a tornado hit in Watford City, N.D., the day before. Authorities say at least eight trailers were destroyed when the twister tore through a camp where oil field workers stay. Nine people were injured, including a 15-year-old girl critically. When waves of workers began spilling [...]

2 06, 2014

Nogales journalists win 7 prizes in statewide contest

2017-05-02T13:49:16+00:00 June 2nd, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , |

Nogales International reporter Curt Prendergast displays his award for second runner-up in the Community Journalist of the Year category at Saturday’s Arizona Press Club party in Phoenix. Photo/Elise Bajohr Staffers from the Nogales International won seven awards in the Arizona Press Club’s annual Best in Arizona Journalism contest, including prizes for immigration, investigative, human interest and business reporting. Reporter Curt Prendergast and managing editor Jonathan Clark [...]

16 05, 2014

Capital Journal wins 16 awards in AP Great Plains contest

2017-05-02T13:49:17+00:00 May 16th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

Sports editor Wade LaRoche’s action shot of Pierre Governors quarterback Alex Gray diving over the goal line in the first round of the class 11AA playoffs won first place in the sports action photo category. The Capital Journal newsroom has won 16 awards in the 2014 AP Great Plains competition, including four for first place. The competition is among newspapers in South Dakota, North Dakota and [...]

5 05, 2014

DN staff won 35 awards in newspaper contest

2017-05-02T13:49:17+00:00 May 5th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

By Daily News Staff The staff of the Daily News received 35 awards at the North Dakota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspaper Contest, with nine first-place awards in the small daily division. “We had a great year at the contest, pulling in more awards than we’ve had in a long time,” said Kathleen Leinen, managing editor of the Daily News. “I’m very proud of our efforts. We don’t write [...]

5 05, 2014

Williston Herald receives many awards at convention

2017-05-02T13:49:17+00:00 May 5th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

This photo Jerry Burnes took during the Blast celebration last year won first place in the outdoor recreation photo. The Williston Herald received 48 awards from the North Dakota Newspaper Association during the NDNA Convention on Friday in Bismarck. The Herald collected 12 first-place awards and two special awards from the NDNA. The paper also earned a second-place award in general excellence. Advertising Manager Wanda Olaf [...]

5 05, 2014

Half Moon Bay Review wins for best front page, layout, cartoon

2017-05-02T13:49:17+00:00 May 5th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

The Half Moon Bay Review won three first prizes in its classification at the May 3 California Newspaper Publishers Association luncheon in San Jose, Calif. The newspaper took top honors for Best Front Page, a category that considers writing, story selection, headlines, photos, layout and graphics. The Half Moon Bay Review was honored with several awards on May 3 – including the prize for consistently having [...]

25 04, 2014

Suzanne Schlicht Elected To Wick Communications Board of Directors

2017-05-02T13:49:22+00:00 April 25th, 2014|Tags: , , |

Suzanne Schlicht Suzanne Schlicht, Chief Operating Officer (COO), The World Company, Lawrence, Kansas, has been elected to the board of directors of Wick Communications Co. Schlicht, is currently Chief Operating Officer (COO) of The World Company, Lawrence, Kansas, as well as COO of WorldWest, Steamboat Springs, Colorado. She currently serves as Treasurer for the Local Media Association (LMA) and is active throughout the newspaper industry. Schlicht [...]

23 04, 2014

Rebecca Bradner named publisher of the Green Valley News and the Sahuarita Sun

2017-05-02T13:49:24+00:00 April 23rd, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

Rebecca Bradner Rebecca Bradner has been named publisher of the Green Valley News and the Sahuarita Sun. She also will be co-publisher of the Santa Cruz Valley Sun. Bradner brings a wealth of experience on the advertising side of digital and print media with career stops that include the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Monterey (Calif.) County Herald, Pulitzer Community Newspapers in St. Louis, and Tucson. Bradner said [...]

17 04, 2014

10/13 Communications to acquire Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson Business

2014-04-17T23:09:35+00:00 April 17th, 2014|Tags: , |

TUCSON, AZ – [April 17, 2014] – Wick Communications has entered into a preliminary agreement to sell its Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson Business publications to 10/13 Communications. Terms of the transaction were not announced. Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, a newspaper merger and acquisition firm in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is representing Wick Communications in the transaction. Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson Business are the leading alternative [...]

7 04, 2014

Argus Observer names new managing editor

2017-05-02T13:49:24+00:00 April 7th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , |

Kristi Albertson Kristi Albertson is the new managing editor of The Argus Observer and the Independent-Enterprise. Albertson, 31, has been with the Argus since Jan. 14, when she started as the paper's assistant editor. She had been on the job for a little more than a week when editor Scott McIntosh announced he had been hired as editor of the Idaho Press-Tribune in Nampa. “I am [...]

3 04, 2014

The Daily Herald celebrates 100 years

2017-05-02T13:49:24+00:00 April 3rd, 2014|Tags: , , , |

Several textile mills had stable operations in the area creating an impetus for long-term development. In 17 years since the founding of the town, it had grown to a population of more than 2,000. Even the nearby village of Rosemary had seen growth around its Rosemary Mill. Roanoke Rapids boasted numerous stores downtown and a new city hospital on Hamilton Street. J.T. Stainback, believing the progressive community needed [...]

19 03, 2014

The Daily Herald’s advertising team wins prestigious state honors again

2014-03-19T22:42:41+00:00 March 19th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

The Daily Herald’s advertising department was awarded 20 prestigious state awards on Thursday night in Chapel Hill. The Daily Herald won first-, second- and third-place state awards in the 2013 North Carolina Press Association’s Division D category, which is for daily newspapers under 12,500 circulation. The Daily Herald was named the top newspaper in its division, as it accumulated the most points in the regular contest categories. Rhonda [...]

3 03, 2014

Olaf given Chamber Community Spirit Award

2017-05-02T13:49:24+00:00 March 3rd, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

Wanda Olaf was honored Friday night for her continued volunteer efforts across Williston. Wanda Olaf spends a lot of time volunteering in Williston — and every minute is very personal. When she volunteers with the Humane Society, she thinks of her dogs. When she gives her time for Relay for Life, she thinks of her parents who died from cancer. At Lions Club every week, she [...]

26 02, 2014

Daily Iberian honors project’s leaders as ‘Citizen of the Year’

2017-05-02T13:49:24+00:00 February 26th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

From left, Jessica Ditch, Angela Cestia and Lloyd Verret listen as Iberian Publisher Will Chapman speaks Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at a ceremony honoring the three leaders of the New Iberia City Park Playground Enhancement Project, which raised more than $200,000 to purchase and install the new equipment. The group was selected the 2013 Citizen of the Year by The Daily Iberian. — Lee Ball / The [...]