July 17, 2014 

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Customer Service 360-676-2660

Title Name/Email Work Phone
Circulation Subscription Assistance Customer Service 360-676-2660
Customer Service Representative Karen Gebhardt 360-715-2223
Customer Service Representative Hope Johnson 360-756-2829


Title Name/Email Work Phone
President and Publisher Mark Owings 360-715-2211
Executive Editor Julie Shirley 360-715-2261
Advertising Director Amber Aldrich 360-756-2833


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  Letters to the Editor 360-715-2261


Title Name/Email Work Phone
Online Editor Jim Donaldson 360-715-2288


Title Name/Email Work Phone
  Newsroom 360-676-2660
  Sports 360-715-2271
Executive Editor Julie Shirley 360-715-2261
Managing Editor Debbie Townsend 360-715-2280
Bellingham, Energy, Cherry Point and Sumas Reporter Samantha Wohlfeil 360-715-2274
Education, Everson, Nooksack Reporter Zoe Fraley 360-756-2803
Health, Environment, Social Services, Lynden and Blaine Reporter Kie Relyea 360-715-2234
Whatcom County government, Ferndale, Transportation Reporter Ralph Schwartz 360-715-2289
Public Safety, Sudden Valley Reporter Caleb Hutton 360-715-2276
Washington, D.C.-based Northwest Reporter Rob Hotakainen  
Columnist Dean Kahn 360-715-2291
Photo and Multimedia Editor Matt McDonald 360-715-2283
Photographer Philip A. Dwyer 360-715-2265
Real Estate, Economy and Business Editor Dave Gallagher 360-715-2269
Take Five Editor Andy Norstadt 360-715-2267
Arts & Entertainment Coordinator Margaret Bikman 360-715-2273
Sports and Presentation Editor David Rasbach 360-715-2271
Sports Copy Editor Colin Howser 360-715-2268
Sports Copy Editor Alex Bigelow 360-715-2238
Sports Reporter Andrew Lang 360-756-2862
Designer Cindy Kaufman 360-715-2260, ext. 375
Designer Robert Mittendorf 360-715-2260, ext. 375
Whatcom Magazine Dean Kahn 360-715-2291


Title Name/Email Work Phone
Classified ads Classified ad placement 360-676-2660
Retail Advertising Fax   360-756-2225
Advertising Director Amber Aldrich 360-756-2833
Display Advertising Manager Rusty Dodge 360-715-2248
Media Consultant, Real Estate and Automotive Nick Satushek 360-715-2292
Media Consultant Paul Wright 360-756-2869
Media Consultant, Financial and Medical Susanna Bailey 360-715-2250
Media Consultant, National and Major Accounts Jill Wyatt 360-715-2206
Media Consultant Kelsey Wylie 360-715-2251
Media Consultant Travis Kane 360-715-2202
Media Consultant, Dealsaver Cheryl Abissi 360-756-2804
Media Consultant, Digital Specialist Andrew Ward 360-715-2278
Media Coordinator, Employment Hope Johnson 360-756-2829
Media Coordinator, AdOps Caitlin Robinson 360-715-2272
Advertising and Special Projects Coordinator Melody Hitchner 360-715-2237


Title Name/Email Work Phone
Circulation/Subscription Assistance Subscription Assistance 360-676-2660
Transportation Manager Mike Firos 360-715-2219
Delivery District Manager Geary Gresham 360-715-2208
Delivery District Manager Ross Meyer 360-715-2287


Title Name/Email Work Phone
Finance Director Mark Owings 360-715-2211
Assistant Finance Director Andrea Neil 360-715-2226
Billing Coordinator Shelley Korstad 360-756-2824
Accounts Payable Bob Lagana 360-715-2228

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