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Mike Murray - Publisher

PHONE: 570-704-3986 E-MAIL:

Mike Murray is a senior executive who has over 45 years’ experience, with a diverse sales and marketing background in print and digital media, including newspapers and magazines. In addition to his publishing roles, Murray has served as President of a full-service advertising agency specializing in the financial field, Senior Vice President for a major publicly traded media concern, Vice President for a private media company, and Managing Partner for a private consulting firm, with an emphasis on management restructuring and cost containment. Murray also has served as a partner in a small media group.
He has been instrumental in developing and leading consumer-related services and has been nationally recognized for his work in the media industry. Murray also has been a member of both industry and non-industry-related boards and has been a featured speaker on newspaper development.

Kerry Miscavage - Advertising Director

PHONE: 570-704-3953 E-MAIL:

Kerry Miscavage is the Advertising Director of the Times Leader Media Group. She joined the Times Leader 21 years ago. The Wilkes University graduate lives with her husband, Michael, and their two dogs, Stella and Arya.

Tim Farkas - Executive Editor

PHONE: 570-704-3989 E-MAIL:

In Wilkes-Barre, Tim is leading his third newsroom. He previously served a nine-year stint as executive editor of The Berkshire Eagle in Massachusetts, and most recently was editor of the Watertown (N.Y.) Daily Times, where he also served in a corporate capacity as vice president of news operations for Northern New York Newspapers. Other media outlets Tim has worked at include The Orange County Register and San Jose Mercury News in California, The Seattle Times, and the Times Union in Albany, N.Y. Outside of work, Tim enjoys tennis, skiing, and playing his Taylor acoustic guitar. He also golfs, but don't ask him his handicap.

Jeff Tinner - Production Director

PHONE: 570-704-3987 E-MAIL:

Jeff Tinner is production director at The Times Leader Media Group in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. After spending 13 years in the food industry, Tinner decided it was time for a change. In 2003, he was hired by The Times Leader and began working in the Transportation Department. He was subsequently promoted to transportation supervisor, shift supervisor and packaging manager, before being named production director. An enthusiastic Miami Dolphins fan, he resides in Dallas, Pa., with his wife, Jennifer.

Michael Barnum - Circulation Director

PHONE: 570-704-3966 E-MAIL:

A newspaper executive with three decades of experience, Michael leads the Times Leader Media Group’s Circulation Department.

Renee Sager - Director of Marketing & Administration

PHONE: 570-704-3976 E-MAIL:

Renee Sager is the Times Leader Media Group's Director of Marketing & Administration. Renee oversees key aspects of the group's finance and human resources operations. She has worked in many capacities at the newspaper over the past 13 years, including advertising, circulation and production.  She is a native of Newport Township.

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