Shaw Media

since 1851

About / History

We are proud to be the third oldest, continuously owned and operated family newspaper in the nation. Our legacy of success dates back more than 165 years to 1851.

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Be aggressive community advocates for our markets.

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Meet Our Team

John Rung - President and Chief Executive Officer
John Rung
President and Chief Executive Officer
J. Tom Shaw - Vice President
J. Tom Shaw
Vice President
Terri Swegle - Chief Financial Officer
Terri Swegle
Chief Financial Officer
Don Bricker - Publisher, SVM and Shaw Media GM Operations/Shared Services
Don Bricker
Publisher, SVM and Shaw Media GM Operations/Shared Services
Kevin Elder - VP Operations
Kevin Elder
VP Operations
Jason Hegna - Group Revenue Director
Jason Hegna
Group Revenue Director
Bob Edwards - Group Circulation Director
Bob Edwards
Group Circulation Director
Laura Shaw - Director of Niche Publishing
Laura Shaw
Director of Niche Publishing
Karen Pletsch - Publisher, DeKalb Daily Chronicle
Karen Pletsch
Publisher, DeKalb Daily Chronicle
Jim Ringness - General Manager, Northwest Herald
Jim Ringness
General Manager, Northwest Herald
Ryan Wells - General Manager,  Suburban Group Weeklies
Ryan Wells
General Manager, Suburban Group Weeklies
Steve Vanisko - General Manger Joliet Herald-News
Steve Vanisko
General Manger Joliet Herald-News
Rich Paulsen - Publisher, Creston News Advertiser
Rich Paulsen
Publisher, Creston News Advertiser
Dan Goetz - Publisher, News Printing Company
Dan Goetz
Publisher, News Printing Company

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