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               John M. Mathew
      President and CEO
      John M. Mathew is president and chief executive officer of Wick Communications Co. and a member of the
company's board of directors. He joined the company in April 2001 and lives in Sierra Vista, Arizona, where Wick is

       Mathew served as president of Boone Newspapers, Inc., from 1988 until joining Wick and was publisher of three
Boone properties--The Natchez (Miss.) Democrat, the Ironton (Ohio) Tribune and the Pella (Iowa) Chronicle. He is a
native of Oskaloosa, Iowa, and holds a journalism degree from Drake University.

       Mathew previously served three terms as president of the Inland Press Foundation.
      Will Chapman
       Group Manager, Eagle One
        Will Chapman is publisher of The Daily Iberian, a six-day daily in New Iberia, La., and a weekly, The Jeanerette
(La.) Enterprise. He is also Eagle One group manager for Wick Communications, working with daily and weekly
newspapers in North Carolina, Louisiana and New Mexico. Chapman started with Wick Communications in May 1980
when he was hired as advertising manager for The Daily Iberian.

       He is a third-generation newspaperman, following both of his grandfathers and his father into the newspaper
business. Heís a native of Bastrop, La. and holds a journalism degree from Louisiana State University. Before joining
Wick, Chapman worked for Louisianaís largest metro paper in New Orleans when he was with the Times-Picayune, and
for two of its smaller weeklies in Baker and Zachary, La.

        Chapman is a past president of the Louisiana Press Association and has served for years as secretary-treasurer
of the Louisiana Daily Newspaper Publishersí Association.                             J. Kennon
        Group Manager, Team Titanium
        J. Kennon's entire newspaper career has been with Wick, starting in 1983 when she was an advertising sales
representative at the News Banner.

      J later spent three years as the advertising director of the Bogalusa Daily News; seven years managing the sales
department of PN Printing; five years as Publisher of L'Observateur; and since 2000 has been the group manager of
Team Titanium and publisher of The News Banner in Covington.

        In 2004, J also became publisher of The Daily News in Bogalusa, LA. and now manages the printing operations
of the four Louisiana newspapers. She also added the duties of president of St. Tammany News in 2005 when The
News-Banner and Slidell Sentry-News were consolidated.

        Team Titanium is made up of semi-weekly newspapers in Louisiana and the Pontchartrain Newspapers
classified call center and printing plant.

      J and her husband, William, reside in Mandeville, La., and have one daughter, Nikki, who lives with her family in
Georgia.                            Tom Lee
      Group Manager, Copper Group
      Tom Lee is Copper Group manager for Wick Communications Company. He also serves as publisher of Inside
Tucson Business, the Tucson Weekly, and the Daily Territorial.

       Lee joined Wick Communications Company in April 2000. In addition to Tucson, Lee's group includes the
company's daily and weekly newspapers in Sierra Vista, Bisbee, Green Valley, Douglas, Nogales, Benson, Willcox,
Safford, Sonoita, Clifton, Lake Havasu City, Parker, and Sahuarita.

       Lee and his wife, Leslie, are the parents of twin daughters, Dana and Tessa. Lee's early career included working
as a reporter and later section editor at the Tucson Citizen. Leslie is a native of Tucson.

       Lee has been publisher in Martinsburg, W.V., and was in various editing roles at newspapers in Wisconsin,
California, and Arizona. He is a native of Savannah, Missouri, where his parents and grandparents edited and published
community newspapers.                                David Lewis
       Group Manager
        David Lewis oversees five Wick operations in four states (South Dakota, Oregon, Colorado, and California).
He’s a veteran newspaper publisher who enjoys the everyday personnel, operational and community issues that
newspapers deal with…along with the excitement that comes from long-term, “what if” planning
projects that strengthen our franchises.

          His career, prior to joining Wick Communications in September 2006, includes serving as Publisher/CEO of a                       Powered by Joomla!                          Generated: 23 February, 2011, 17:52
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Denver suburban group, a daily/weekly suburban cluster in Indianapolis, a daily/shopper/tmc cluster around Auburn, CA.,
and a cluster of two dailies, two big shoppers and several weeklies in southeast Iowa. He also has held advertising
management positions in Iowa, Tennessee and Washington, DC.

        Lewis has been active for a couple decades with the Inland Press Association, primarily as chair and presenter in
its well-known “Costs and Revenues” study and materials. He sees these materials as helpful operational
benchmarks and guidelines to enhancing our publications.

      Educationally, Lewis started out in the news side and was a news-editorial major when earning his Bachelor of
Journalism at the University of Missouri in Columbia. He later embraced the “other side” of newspapers
and earned an MBA from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.

       Outside of work, Lewis is an avid traveler and sports enthusiast. He plays competitive tennis in leagues and
tournaments, is working on his golf game and loves to attend college and pro sports events. His wife, Suzanne, has a
doctorate in psychology and has worked as a counselor and therapist. They have two college-age daughters that give
them energy and joy.                                     Peter Bakke
       Director of Digital Media
       Peter Bakke is Director of Digital Media for Wick Communications. He joined the company in August 2007 and is
based at Wick’s Territorial Newspapers offices in Tucson, Arizona.

     Peter's professional background is in software engineering. He joined IBM's Federal Systems Division in upstate
New York from college and worked on military projects for eight years.

       Peter has considerable online newspaper experience. He was hired in 1997 as the online manager for the
Concord Monitor, a 20,000-circulation daily newspaper in Concord, New Hampshire. As the Monitor's online manager,
Bakke created its Web site from scratch and guided the site to several awards as AP's Best Newspaper Web site in New
England (for its circulation). Page views grew to more than one million a year. He was instrumental in converting the
Monitor’s Web site to the latest hosting technology, powered by Saxotech's Publicus software, utilizing the
increasingly important concept of taxonomy.

      Peter holds a bachelor's degree in computer systems applications from American University and a masters
degree in international relations with a minor in management from Troy University.                        Scott
      Production Director
       Scott Green is Production Director of Wick Communications Company. .

       Scott joined the company in February 2002 as the Production Manager of the Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Daily
Review. Scott came from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, where he has been involved in many aspects of the production
environment. He has been in the industry for 23 years.

    Scott was named Production Director in October 2006.
                          Cindy Hefley
    Advertising Director
    Cindy Hefley, a career executive in major and national account sales and            sales management, joined Wick
Communications Company as director of       advertising in 2010.

       Hefley's primary role is handling national advertising sales for all Wick      locations. She also works with
publishers and advertising managers to          increase sales in their respective markets.

       Hefley is a native of Kansas and studied journalism at Washburn University         and Kansas State University
before working in ad sales and sales management            at the Wichita Eagle from 1981 to 1988. She then joined
Tucson Newspapers,            where she was promoted six times during a 15-year tenure. She was named            Gannett
Pacific Division manager of the year for her work in restructuring       four ad departments and 190 employees into a
team-based sales force.

        As national advertising manager at the San Diego Union-Tribune, Hefley         co-chaired the newspaper's task
force on the 2003 Super Bowl, was publisher         of a niche publication on health and fitness, and increased revenue
     in several national ad categories.

      Before joining Wick, Hefley worked for Suburban Newspapers of America's            former advertising division,
LocalPoint Media, for more than two years,       ending there as chief operating officer and director of sales.
LocalPoint       represented more than 900 suburban and community newspapers. Hefley's role               in national sales
focused on travel and tourism, entertainment, major retail     and financial services.

          She and her husband, David, live in Tucson. They are the parents of two       adult children and one grandchild.                      Powered by Joomla!                           Generated: 23 February, 2011, 17:52
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         Hefley works from both from her home and at the Tucson offices at   Territorial Newspapers.
             Clay Lambert
         Editorial Director
          Clay Lambert has worked in daily and weekly newspapers for more than 20 years.

        Lambert, 45, has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Colorado State University, where he served as
editor-in-chief of the daily Collegian.

      After college, he worked for nearly two decades as both a reporter and editor for dailies within the Gannett and
Cox chains. He served as government reporter, assistant sports editor and senior writer for the Gainesville Times in
suburban Atlanta. Lambert also worked for several years as a general assignment reporter for the Palm Beach Post in
South Florida. In addition, he served as an editor for the Independent Newspaper Group in the San Francisco Bay Area.

       Lambert has been managing editor of Wick’s Half Moon Bay Review for the last four years, a period that
included a complete redesign of the paper and substantial improvement of the online presence. In the last two years
alone, the Review has earned 30 top awards from the California Newspaper Publishers’ Association and his
former Review reporters now work at the Wall Street Journal, Google News and in television and online news.

        He is the proud father of a 10-year-old daughter.                          Ron Lee
        Ronald J. Lee is the controller of Wick Communications Company. He joined the company in July 1995. He lives
in Sierra Vista, Arizona, where Wick is headquartered.

       Lee has held a variety of positions in both private and public accounting. He is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio, and
holds an accounting & finance degree from the University of Arizona. He is also a veteran of the United States Marine
Corps, having spent five years on active duty.

      Lee is a member of the International Newspaper Financial Executive Association. He is also an associate faculty
member of Cochise College, where he teaches business courses.                               Deborah A. Marple
      Technology Manager
       Deborah Marple is IT Manager of Wick Communications Company. She also plays a key role in Human
Resources, managing the payroll and benefits functions of the company.

       A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Deborah joined the company in May, 1988, in the classified department at the Sierra
Vista Herald in Sierra Vista, Arizona. In October of the same year, she moved into the business office in accounts
receivable. Marple was then was promoted to Business Manager in 1996.

      Deborah transferred to the corporate office in 1998 as an accountant and assistant to the Human Resources
Manager. She attended Cochise College in Sierra Vista, receiving Unix System Administrator certification and
coursework in computer networking and technology.

       Deborah was named IT Manager in June, 2003.
                              Christian Ramirez
       Web Developer
       Christian Ramirez is a Web Developer for Wick Communications Company. He joined the company in April 2008
and is based at Territorial Newspapers offices in Tucson, Arizona.

       Prior to Wick Communications Ramirez had worked for the Nogales International as their webmaster on and off
since 2001, and had worked for Wick Communications on a freelance basis. While working in Nogales Ramirez
developed a strong passion for the newspaper industry.

       Ramirez became fascinated with the Internet by the age of fourteen. At a young age he learned the importance of
visual communications and explored the realm of social networking before the web 2.0 era.

        Ramirez holds a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design from The Art Center Design College of Tucson.
                              Thomas W. Riebock
        Director of Human Resources
        Tom joined Wick Communications in Sierra Vista in August of 2003. Tom provides direction and support to all
divisions in general HR, training, employee relations and safety.

      Riebock left a successful management consulting practice in the Chicago area to join Wick. He is the current
chairman of the Human Resources Committee for the Inland Press Association. He has also served as the Director of
Human Resources for Copley Newspapers in Illinois and as the Director of Employee and Labor Relations for the
Columbus Dispatch in Columbus Ohio. He started his career in city management in his hometown of Decatur Illinois.
Tom has a BA from Bradley University and a MA from the University of Illinois. He is married to Kathleen and has two                      Powered by Joomla!                             Generated: 23 February, 2011, 17:52
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                              Don Root
          Don Root is the CFO of Wick News Corporation. He joined the company in August, 1975.

      After graduating from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona with a degree in Accountancy in 1972 he
worked for NAU in the Business Office. He started with Wick newspapers as Business Manager of the Sierra Vista
Herald in 1975 where he worked with several Wick newspapers.

      In 1984 Wick Communications was formed and he became the Group Controller and CFO. Wick News was
formed in 1999 and he was appointed Treasurer. He is now Assistant Secretary-Treasurer for Wick News.

       He is a member of the International Newspaper Financial Executive Association.
Jeffrey Scott
       Director of Circulation
        Jeff Scott is the Director of Circulation for Wick Communications. He is a resource for circulation training and
development for all Circulation Managers, Publishers and Group Managers in Wick Communications.

       Jeff joined the company in 2004 as the Circulation Manager of the Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Daily Review. He
has previously worked as Corporate Circulation Manager for Paxton Media in Paducah, KY. Jeff has also served as
publisher of the Dyersburg State Gazette in Dyersburg, TN and the Daily Citizen in Searcy, AR.

     Jeff lives in Sierra Vista, AZ and works from the Sierra Vista Herald office.               James
     Web Developer
     James Werner is a Web Developer for Wick Communications Company. He joined the company in July 2010.

      After moving toTucson in 2006, James joined Territorial Newspapers as the List Coordinator for Inside Tucson
Business. During this time James also provided page design and layout for Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson
Business as well as handling Webmaster responsibilities for Tucson Weekly.

      Prior to working with Territorial Newspapers, James worked at Carhartt, Inc., as a Marketing Coordinator in the
Co-op Advertising division in Dearborn, Michigan. At Carhartt James filled a void created by extreme sudden growth in
the company and was instrumental in helping the marketing department manage the workload and new influx of data.
James created numerous systems and tools for sales and marketing staff allowing better control and visibility for
marketing-related projects.

      James lives with his wife and two children in Sahuarita and works from the Territorial Newspapers offices in
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