Ron Peterson

Ron Peterson

Publisher, Sioux City Journal and Group Publisher, Lee Enterprises

Professional background:
Ron has been publisher of the Sioux City Journal since 1999 and was named group publisher for Lee Enterprises in 2014. He began his career in advertising sales in 1984 for Shopper Enterprise in Blue Earth, MN. He has since served as sales manager and assistant manager of the Freeborn County Shopper in Albert Lea, MN. general manager of the Sioux City Weekly Shopper?s Guide from 1985 to 1990, publisher of the Columbia Basin Herald in Moses Lake, WA, from 1990 to 1994 and publisher of the Daily Inter Lake in Kalispell, MT, from 1994 to 1999.

Off-the-job interests:
Hunting, golfing, travel. In Sioux City he currently serves on the boards of directors of Goodfellow Charities, Little Yellow Dog, and several business development organizations.

His wife, JoAnn, is retired. They have two grown children and three grandchildren.

Areas of most interest related to the INA:
Marketing, Advertising