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2 10, 2019

Green Valley News/Sahuarita Sun wins several awards

2019-10-02T11:19:12-07:00October 2nd, 2019|

The Green Valley News/Sahuarita Sun won several awards in its circulation category in the Arizona Newspapers Association contest Saturday. The awards were for work from May 1, 2018, through April 30, 2019, and were handed out at the ANA Fall Convention and Annual Meeting at Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino near Chandler. “I’m proud of our efforts, particularly this past year,” Publisher Dru Sanchez said. “Our advertising team continues [...]

1 10, 2019

NI wins 24 awards in state newspaper contest

2019-10-02T11:18:08-07:00October 1st, 2019|

The Nogales International won 24 awards from the Arizona Newspapers Association during the ANA’s annual Some of the awards picked up by the Nogales International at the 2019 Arizona Newspapers Association convention last weekend in Chandler. convention last weekend, with prizes coming in areas ranging from news, investigative and multimedia reporting, to photography, page design and advertising. In all, the NI and its staffers won 10 [...]

30 09, 2019

Herald/Review named ‘Newspaper of the Year’ by ANA

2019-09-30T20:10:06-07:00September 30th, 2019|

The Herald/Review was named “Newspaper of the Year” Saturday by the Arizona Newspapers Association, one of 22 awards the Herald/Review received at the Herald/Review Publisher Jennifer Sorenson holds the Newspaper of the Year award, which was awarded to the Herald/Review on Saturday by the Arizona Newspapers Association. Better Newspapers Contest and Excellence in Advertising Contest in Phoenix. While 21 awards were won within the Herald/Review’s division [...]

23 08, 2018

Mike Rand has joined Wick Communications as CFO

2018-08-28T18:20:50-07:00August 23rd, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Mike Rand, CFO “Mike brings a body of experience that will help build upon the work of previous CFOs,” CEO Francis Wick said. “His eye on hitting targets and ability to drive successful deals in M&A puts Wick in a very exciting position as we move forward.” Rand moved to Wick after 20 years with News Media Corp. in the greater Chicago area, where he [...]

27 06, 2018

McDermott Named New Managing Editor at the Daily News Media

2018-06-27T21:50:57-07:00June 27th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Carrie McDermott We are happy to announce the promotion of Carrie McDermott to Managing Editor of Daily News Media effective immediately.  McDermott joined Daily News Media in 2011 as the Wilkin County reporter. A native Californian, she moved to Wahpeton from Riverside, California in January 2010 after working 17 years at The Press-Enterprise, a regional newspaper in Southern California. She held a number of positions including copy [...]

28 12, 2016

Publisher Emeritus Walter Wick dies Sunday at home

2017-06-06T18:15:30-07:00December 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 [...]

18 10, 2016

Conover Named New Managing Editor at The Daily Herald

2017-06-06T18:19:33-07:00October 18th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

4 10, 2016

Klostreich Named General Manager

2017-06-06T18:21:23-07:00October 4th, 2016|

Daily News Publisher Ken Harty has named Tara Klostreich general manager of the Wahpeton, N.D., operation, effective Oct. 4. “I am pleased to announce the promotion of Tara Klostreich to general manager of the Daily News,” Harty said. “She has done an excellent job leading the advertising department of the Daily News and is ready for the next step.” Klostreich joined the Daily News in February 2006 as an advertising representative [...]

4 10, 2016

Spiess Takes Publisher Position in Montana

2017-06-06T18:22:20-07:00October 4th, 2016|

Wick Communications has named a newspaper industry veteran as the next publisher of The Herald in Sidney, Mont. Stephanie Spiess starts work on Oct. 3. Working first in Portsmouth then London, Ohio, for Civitas Media properties, Spiess served as an advertising representative from 2008 to 2010, as regional online sales manager from 2010 to 2014, and as general manager from 2014 to 2016. “I am excited to start this new challenge [...]

4 10, 2016

Harty Takes Additional Responsibilities as Publisher

2017-06-06T18:23:09-07:00October 4th, 2016|

Ken Harty, group publisher for Wick Communications, has been named publisher of the Williston Herald and will begin duties on Oct. 4. "Ken is an experienced senior manager in Wick Communications having worked at three of our operations over the years,” said Francis Wick, CEO of Wick Communications. “He will bring that cross section of experience in media operations, providing progressive leadership of Williston's hometown daily newspaper through new revenue development and editorial ideas in print and digital along with community engagement.” A second-generation [...]

4 10, 2016

Lambert Inducted into Colorado State University Media Hall of Fame

2017-06-06T18:31:25-07:00October 4th, 2016|

Wick Communication Editorial Director Clay Lambert was inducted into the Colorado State University Media Hall of Fame last week. Lambert, who is also the editor of the Half Moon Bay Review, is a CSU graduate and longtime supporter of the land-grant school’s journalism program. Lambert was among the second class of alumni to be so honored. Greg Luft, chairman of the CSU Department of Journalism and Media Communication, said inductees were [...]