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6 02, 2020

Reilly Kneedler Named Wick Digital Audience Editor

2020-02-06T10:55:57-07:00February 6th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Wenatchee World staff writer Reilly Kneedler has been named to the newly created role of Wick digital audience editor. While the position is new to Wick Communications, the role has been an integral part of the success that larger news organizations such as The Washington Post have had in growing their digital subscriptions to support the newsrooms that provide the essential service of local journalism to their communities.  [...]

29 01, 2020

Keith named new publisher for Courier, Copper Era, Range News

2020-01-29T10:46:46-07:00January 29th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Sarah Keith SAFFORD — The newspapers serving Graham and Greenlee counties, as well as Willcox, have new leadership. On Tuesday, Wick Communications announced that Sarah Keith would be assuming the duties as publisher of Eastern Arizona Courier, Copper Era, and Arizona Range News newspapers, effective immediately. “I am looking forward to becoming part of the community, learning more about the area and the wonderful people that make [...]

2 05, 2019

Wick Communications acquires The Delta County Independent from longtime owners

2019-05-06T16:48:19-07:00May 2nd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Stakeholders in the purchase of the Delta County Independent stand in front of the Meeker Street newspaper office Tuesday afternoon. From left, they are Delta County Independent production manager Ron Sunderland, former DCI co-owner Pat Sunderland, Wick Communications CEO Francis Wick, Montrose Daily Press/DCI publisher Dennis Anderson, Bob Wick, former DCI co-owner Randy Sunderland and DCI advertising director Roxanne McCormick.     www.deltacountyindependent.com The Delta County [...]

9 10, 2018

NI wins 17 awards from Arizona Newspapers Association

2018-10-09T22:22:48-07:00October 9th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

The Nogales International and its reporters won a total of 17 journalism awards, including eight first-place prizes, in the Arizona Newspapers Association’s 2018 Better Newspaper Contest. The awards were announced Saturday evening in Chandler at the conclusion of the ANA Fall Convention. The Nogales International competed in the division for non-dailies with a circulation under 3,500, with judging by the Utah Newspapers Association. The competition included work produced [...]

18 07, 2018

Wick names new publisher for Argus and sister paper

2018-07-18T23:20:14-07:00July 18th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Stephanie Spiess has been named publisher of The Argus Observer in Ontario, and its sister publication, Independent-Enterprise in Payette.  “Wick Communications is proud to bring someone of Stephanie’s caliber to the Observer” said Wick Communications group publisher, Ken Harty. Stephanie Spiess Spiess most recent assignment was as publisher of the Sidney Herald in Sidney, Montana where she has been publisher since October 2016. Prior to that she [...]

12 06, 2018

Dan Shearer has been named Editorial Director for Wick Communications

2018-06-15T06:38:33-07:00June 12th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dan Shearer Dan Shearer, editor of the Green Valley News and Sahuarita Sun, has been named Editorial Director for Wick Communications. In his new role he will come alongside the company's 17 editors at nearly 30 newspapers in 10 states to strengthen content, encourage best practices, sharpen management skills and keep on top of industry changes. “Dan brings a very exciting perspective to community journalism that [...]

18 01, 2018

Bohl is New “Hands-on” Director of Audience Development for Wick

2019-07-08T16:57:17-07:00January 18th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Ken Bohl Kenneth Bohl moved from Bismarck, N.D. to warmer climate and exciting challenges in Sierra Vista as the audience development director for Wick Communications. He has been involved with the circulation side of the newspaper industry since 1986, managing multiple circulation departments in various states and cities, including Bismarck, Ukiah and Vallejo, Calif., as well as Flagstaff. Bohl’s 32-year trajectory has given him “the experience [...]

14 10, 2016

Chapman announces retirement after 36 years with Wick

2017-06-06T18:20:39-07:00October 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 [...]

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