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Taylor hired as new advertising director of The Daily Herald

Taylor hired as new advertising director of The Daily Herald

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 forward to where Taylor will take the advertising department. “I expect Read more […]

November 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Vincent Laboy named publisher of the Montrose Daily Press

Vincent Laboy named publisher of the Montrose Daily Press

Vincent Laboy, a daily publisher with Lee Enterprises, will replace Francis Wick as the Montrose Daily Press publisher in mid October. Laboy has been with Lee since 2005, first in the capacity of advertising director at the Fremont (NE) paper, then publisher at that organization since 2012. He also serves as group publisher and oversees the Plattsmouth (NE) Journal. Prior to joining Lee, he was an advertising account executive then local retail sales manager with the Omaha (NE) World-Herald. Read more […]

October 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Mike Shepard and Randy Rickman Named Wick Communications Regional Publishers

Mike Shepard and Randy Rickman Named Wick Communications Regional Publishers

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 Prior to joining Wick Communications as Regional Publisher, Michael Shepard served as Senior Vice President for Business Operations for The Seattle Times. Mr. Read more […]

September 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
Daily Iberian kiosk gets notice at annual Sugar Cane Festival

Daily Iberian kiosk gets notice at annual Sugar Cane Festival

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 subscription. The parade features students of several schools in the area, as well Read more […]

September 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
Daily Iberian publisher/ad manager cleans up

Daily Iberian publisher/ad manager cleans up

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 the department performed so well, Heirtzler joined in and the two washed Read more […]

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