President, Sycamore Media Corp., which owns Maquoketa Sentinel-Press, Bellevue Herald-Leader and The DeWitt Observer
Worked at number of papers in newsroom positions, including The Tampa Tribune, before becoming a publisher in Terre Haute, Ind., in 2000. Spent 10 years managing newspapers for Shaw Media before buying the Iowa newspapers that now make up Sycamore Media.
Wife is Nancy, who is also a journalist. Two sons, Douglas and William, both in middle 20?s and gainfully employed.
Fishing, hunting and poker.
Areas of most interested related to the INA:
Open records, open meetings, advertising opportunities and the possibility of a shared Iowa State House reporter.