Staff Directory

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The telephone number for The Vindicator and Vindy.com is (330) 747-1471. Telephone extensions and email address for departments and staff members are below.


For newspaper delivery and customer service, please call 330-746-6561

To reach our Classifieds sales team, please call 330-746-6565 or start your ad online

To reach our Tributes/Obituary department, please call 330-743-7816 or send an email

Departments



Executive Team

  • Betty Jagnow
    Publisher
    Email | Ext. 1203
  • Mark Brown
    General Manager
    Email | Ext. 1204
  • Ted Suffolk
    Assistant General Manager
    Email | Ext. 1263
  • Robert Wiseman
    Human Resources Director
    Email | Ext. 1331
  • Jim Davies
    Printing and Packaging Manager
    Email | Ext. 1319
  • Todd Franko
    Editor
    Email | Ext. 1253
  • Martin Finsley
    Director of Information Technology
    Email | Ext. 1383
  • Ron Clausen
    Director of Advertising
    Email | Ext. 1215

Advertising

  • Ron Clausen
    Director of Advertising
    Email | Ext. 1215
  • Jac Clay
    Display Advertising Manager
    Email | Ext. 1372
  • Mark Eckert
    Digital Sales Supervisor
    Email | Ext. 1255
  • Charles Wallace
    Advertising Design Manager
    Email | Ext. 1579
  • Rich Sedoris
    Creative Services Coordinator
    Email | Ext. 1515
  • Nena Perkins
    Community Events Manager
    Email | Ext. 1222

Retail Sales

  • Jim Bartell
    Retail Advertising Supervisor
    Email | Ext. 1205
  • Pete Messina
    Retail Advertising
    Email | Ext. 1219
  • Michelle Clark
    Retail Advertising
    Email | Ext. 1249
  • Shawna Purnell
    Retail Advertising
    Email | Ext. 1214
  • Kevin Sikora
    Retail Advertising
    Email | Ext. 1206
  • Jane Hassay
    Major Accounts Manager
    Email | Ext. 1224

Classified Sales

  • Lisa Arter
    Classified Outside Sales Manager
    Email | Ext. 1508
  • Alyssa Ricciardulli
    Real Estate Specialist
    Email | Ext. 1326
  • John Waldorf
    Classified Advertising
    Email | Ext. 1328
  • Pam Bissell
    Classified Phone Sales Manager
    Email | Ext. 1321
  • Janice Marion
    Classified Phone Sales
    Email | Ext. 1355
  • Trisha Paige
    Classified Phone Sales
    Email | Ext. 1352

Tributes/Obituaries

  • Tributes
    Email | Call 330-743-7816

Interactive Media

    If you have a question regarding the site please let us know at
    support@vindy.com or via our help form.

  • Martin Finsley
    Director of Information Technology
    Email | Ext. 1383
  • Dave Laird
    Digital Designer
    Email | Ext. 1257
  • Kendra Corpier
    Web & Multimedia Production Specialist
    Email | Ext. 1378

Newsroom

    If you can't find the newsroom contact you need, please email
    news@vindy.com or call Ext. 1226.

  • Todd Franko
    Editor
    Stories | Weblog | Email | Ext. 1253
  • Mark Sweetwood
    Managing Editor
    Email | Ext. 1384
  • Tom Wills
    Regional Editor
    Email | Ext. 1226
  • Cindi Rickard
    Regional Editor
    Email | Ext. 1301
  • Ernie Brown
    Regional Editor and Columnist
    Columns | Email | Ext. 1304
  • Ed Puskas
    Sports Editor, Columnist
    Columns | Email | Ext. 1292
  • Bertram de Souza
    Editorial Writer, Columnist, Weblogger
    Columns | Weblog | Email | Ext. 1280
  • Rick Logan
    News Editor
    Email | Ext. 1311
  • Robert McFerren
    Graphic Arts Director
    Email | Ext. 1380
  • Todd Franko
    Society/Features Editor
    Email | Ext. 1253
  • Shirley Brown
    Home, Garden, & Travel Editor, Assistant Copy/Design Chief
    Email or Email | Ext. 1225
  • Matt Arnold
    Assistant Design/Copy Chief, Outdoors
    Email | Ext. 1314
  • Robert K. Yosay
    Chief Photographer
    Media | Email | Ext. 1310

Reporters

  • William K. Alcorn
    Health, Social Services, Military
    Stories | Email | Ext. 1303
  • Ed Runyan
    Trumbull County Reporter
    Stories | Email | (330) 398-5435
  • David Skolnick
    Youngstown City Hall Reporter, Politics Reporter and Columnist
    Stories | Columns | Email | Ext. 1264
  • Joe Gorman
    Police Reporter
    Stories | Email | Ext. 1259
  • Jordyn Grzelewski
    Boardman/Poland Reporter
    Stories | Email | Ext. 1503
  • Kalea Hall
    Business Reporter
    Stories | Email | Ext. 1309
  • Samantha Phillips
    Campbell, Liberty, Hubbard, Girard Reporter
    Email | Ext. 1375
  • Amanda Tonoli
    Education Reporter
    Stories | Email | Ext. 1362
  • Justin Wier
    Mahoning County Reporter
    Email | Ext. 1241
  • Graig Graziosi
    Campbell, Struthers, Lowellville Reporter
    Email | Ext. 1244
  • Billy Ludt
    Austintown, Canfield Reporter
    Stories | Email | Ext. 1256
  • Newsroom
    Social Media
    Email | Ext. 1279

Newsroom Clerks

  • Amanda Dobos
    Newsroom Clerk
    Email | Ext. 1254
  • Diana Fushillo
    Newsroom Clerk
    Email | Ext. 1283
  • Julie Zuckla
    Newsroom Clerk
    Email | Ext. 1291

Artists/Photographers

  • William D. Lewis
    Photographer
    Media | Email | Ext. 1310
  • Robert McFerren
    Graphic Arts Director
    Email | Ext. 1380
  • Robert K. Yosay
    Chief Photographer
    Media | Email | Ext. 1310
  • Nikos Frazier
    Photographer Intern
    Media | Email | Ext. 1310
  • Stephanie Nussle
    Graphic Artist
    Email | Ext. 1386

Features

  • Matt Arnold
    Outdoors Page Editor Email | Ext. 1314
  • Guy D'Astolfo
    Entertainment Reporter
    Stories | Email | Ext. 1506
  • Shirley Brown
    Home and Garden, Travel, Hobbies Editor Email or Email | Ext. 1225

Columnists

  • Ernie Brown
    Minority Affairs
    Column | Email | Ext. 1304
  • Bertram de Souza
    Politics, Community
    Column | Email | Ext. 1280
  • David Skolnick
    Youngstown, Politics
    Column | Email | Ext. 1264
  • Ed Puskas
    Sports Editor
    Email | Ext. 1292
  • Tom Williams
    Sports
    Email | Ext. 1593

Opinion, Editorials

  • Bertram de Souza
    Email | Ext. 1280

Letters

  • Letters to the Editor

Society

  • Todd Franko
    Society/Features Editor
    Email | Ext. 1282

Sports

  • Ed Puskas
    Editor, Columnist
    Stories | Email or Email | Ext. 1292
  • Tom Williams
    Reporter, Columnist
    Stories | Email | Ext. 1593
  • Brian Dzenis
    Sports Reporter
    Email | Ext. 1596
  • Dan Hiner
    Sports Reporter
    Email| Ext. 1370

Neighbors

  • Natalie Wright
    Neighbors Editor
    Email | Ext. 1510
  • Alexis Bartolomucci
    Neighbors Reporter
    Email | Ext. 1511

Circulation

  • Customer Service
    Email | (330) 746-6561
  • Bill Shultz
    Circulation Marketing Manager
    Email | Ext. 1518
  • Debbie Harper
    Circulation Customer Service
    Email | Ext. 1543
  • Mitch Leigh
    Division Manager Home Delivery
    Email| Ext. 1790
  • Nena Perkins
    Community Events Manager / NIE Coordinator
    Email | Ext. 1222

Information Systems

  • Martin Finsley
    Director of Information Technology
    Email | Ext. 1383
  • Kyle Murray
    Information Systems Specialist
    Email | Ext. 1339
  • Anson Sage
    Information Systems Specialist
    Email | Ext. 1339
  • Alex Migletz
    Information Systems Specialist
    Email | Ext. 1339
  • Technical Support
    Information Systems Specialist
    Email | Ext. 1339

Maintenance

  • Ted Suffolk
    Facilities Supervisor
    Email | Ext. 1263
  • Michael Sandor
    Electrician | Ext. 1307
  • Samuel Dickson
    Electrician | Ext. 1307