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Michael Johnson

Editor/Content Manager


About Michael

A 27-year veteran of journalism, Michael has personally won 30 journalism awards for his writing and photography. Prior to being named content manager for Ohio Valley Publishing, Michael was managing editor of the Alamogordo (N.M.) Daily News, where he guided his staff to 49 New Mexico Press Association awards in a five-year period. Michael, a native of South Haven, Mich., has a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Ohio University. In December 2014, he will have a second degree -- a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communications -- from New Mexico State University, where he currently maintains a 4.0 GPA. At NMSU, Michael is a Crimson Scholar and has membership in Phi Theta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi and National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Michael is also a past member of Rotary International. In his spare time, Michael enjoys photography, fishing, any outdoor activity and spending time with family. Michael, his wife Keitha and their three children (ages 17, 16 and 10) live in Gallipolis.

Lindsay Kriz

Reporter/Content Producer


About Lindsay

Lindsay Kriz is a 2014 graduate of Western Kentucky University and has a bacehlor's degree in news editorial journalism and art history. Her majors took her overseas multiple times, and she hopes to return overseas again soon. She enjoys all types of news, but feature-writing is her favorite.

April Jaynes

Content Producer/Reporter


About April

April began working as a reporter for Ohio Valley Publishing in June 2014. She is from Chillicothe, Ohio. April obtained a Bachelor of Science in Journalism with honors from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, where she was a member of Ohio University's chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, a weekly columnist for the student newspaper (The Post) and the news editor for the student's online environmental magazine (College Green Magazine.) She also obtained a minor in cultural anthropology. Previously, April served as a news corespondent for the Chillicothe Gazette and a multimedia reporting intern for the Athens Messenger. Her hobbies include travel, reading, writing for fun and good conversation over a decent cup of coffee.

Bethany Sergent

Content Producer/Reporter


About Bethany

Beth began her career in journalism in 2004 at The Daily Sentinel in Pomeroy, Ohio. In 2011, she joined the staff of the Point Pleasant Register in Point Pleasant, W.Va. Beth is a native of Point Pleasant and graduated cum laude from Marshal University with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in English.

Brenda Davis

Revenue Generator/Advertising


About Brenda

Brenda has been a resident of Meigs County most of her life and has been an advertising representative for The Daily Sentinel for 12 years. She and her husband Jeff, have two daughters and six grandchildren.

Greg Weatherbee

Regional Director of Manufacturing


About Greg

With a newspaper career spanning more than 25 years, Greg came to the Gallipolis Daily Tribune in 2010 as the production manager. His initial responsibilities included oversight of the printing and packaging for a regional production hub in Gallipolis, as well as managing building maintenance for The Daily Sentinel in Pomeroy, Ohio, and Point Pleasant Register in Point Pleasant, W.Va. In April 2013, Greg was appointed to the position of regional director of manufacturing for Civitas Media. The change in position broadened his responsibilities to include the management of circulation for the Gallipolis Daily Tribune, The Daily Sentinel, Point Pleasant Register and Portsmouth Daily Times in Portsmouth, Ohio. Also included in the move was the additional printing, packing and delivery of several Civitas publications from West Virginia and Kentucky. Greg is a native of Alabama, living 10 years in North Carolina before making the move to the Gallipolis area. Greg attended Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Ala., followed by four years as a member of the U.S. Air Force. In his spare time, Greg enjoys outdoor activities and watching sports of almost any kind, especially college football.

Jessica Chason

Circulation Distribution Manager


About Jessica

Jessica began working at the Gallipolis Daily Tribune in February 2013 as circulation district sales manager. By September 2013, she was promoted to circulation distribution manager. Jessica oversees the distribution of the Gallipolis Daily Tribune, The Daily Sentinel, and the Point Pleasant Register in Gallia and Meigs counties in Ohio, and in Mason County, W.Va. Jessica earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration in 2012 from the Lewis College of Business at Marshall University. She plans to return to school to pursue a master's degree in human resource management and then further her education with a Ph.D. in HRM. Jessica enjoys country music, reading, being outdoors, and spending time with her family. She resides in Fraziers Bottom, W.Va., with her son.

Sarah Thompson

Revenue Generator/Adertising


About Sarah

Sarah is a proud mother of four children. Daughter Allyson is a softball player at Capital University, and her three sons attend Meigs Local. Sarah's significant other is Randy Wright. She is president of the Big Bend Youth Football League, which hosts eight school districts and more than 400 kids. Sarah is an active sports mom and a avid community member. She attends Ash Street Church and considers herself to have very strong family values.


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