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Amanda Wilson - Media Consultant

About Amanda Wilson:

Amanda Wilson, Media Consultant, is a lifelong resident of Scioto County. She has 3 children. Amanda brings retail management and customer service to the team. She serves customers in the East end of Portsmouth, Sciotoville, Wheelersburg, and South Shore Kentucky. She is excited to start her journey in selling news print, digital, and our other products.

Hope Comer - Publisher

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Michelle Bentley - New Media Consultant

About Michelle Bentley:

Michelle Bentley, Media Consultant, is a lifelong resident of Scioto County. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree at Ohio University Southern in the Science of Applied Business Management with a minor in English Magma Cum Laude, in 2013. Michelle has experience in marketing and serves customers in Minford, Portsmouth, Lucasville, and Pike County. Michelle is extremely excited to offer versatile marketing programs that allow advertisers to reach a broader audience. Michelle considered it a pleasure to help business owners reach their marketing goals in both print and digital media.

Sharon Cassidy - New Media Consultant

About Sharon Cassidy:

Sharon Cassidy, Media Consultant, resides in Scioto County. She has 2 sons, Shane and Brandon and 6 grandchildren. Sharon started her Business Development career with Civitas Media in 2007. Sharon serves clients in Scioto County, Ironton Ohio and Greenup, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky and West Virginia for the Daily Times and Community Common in Portsmouth, Ohio.

Tracy Ison - New Media Consultant

About Tracy Ison:

Tracy Ison, Senior Media Consultant, is a lifelong resident of Portsmouth, Ohio. Tracy has over 15 years sales experience. She serves customers with marketing plans in Scioto County and Portsmouth for The Portsmouth Daily Times and Community Common. She is also the President of the Lucasville Kiwanis and a member of the Chamber of Commerce in Scioto and Pike counties. Tracy has 2 children and 1 grandchild.

Ed Litteral - Regional Circulation Director

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Fred Pace - Editor

About Fred Pace:

Veteran journalist, Fred Pace, has been named editor of the Daily Times in Portsmouth, Ohio, effective immediately. The announcement was made Monday, Nov. 30 by Publisher Hope R. Comer.

Pace has more than 30 years’ experience in the newspaper industry including roles as editor, business editor and reporter in West Virginia.

“Fred is the right person at the right time,” Comer said. “His depth and breadth of experience positions us well to provide top quality news and information about our community.”

Pace will lead the editorial staff and direct resources to provide improved coverage on local and regional issues important to readers. He will direct day-to-day operations of the newspaper’s editorial department and become part of the management team at the Daily Times and Community Common.

“I’m excited to join a talented and dedicated staff in Portsmouth,” said Pace. “I look forward to becoming part of the community and working closely with local leaders, businesses and organizations.”

Pace can be reached at 740-353-3101, ext. 1927, or follow on Twitter @fcpace62

Wayne Allen - Editor

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Ciara Williams - Classified Sales Representative

About Ciara Williams:

Ciara is a Customer Sales & Service Representative and has been at The Community Common since May.

She is currently pursuing her Bachelor's in English at Shawnee State University, with the hopes of going to graduate school to become a professor of Comparative Literature. She has a minor in British Literature and Linguistics.

Outside of work, she enjoys reading, watching films, and spending time with her boyfriend and her dog.

If you need to place a classified advertisement, or have any questions regarding the paper, she can be reached at 740-353-3101 Ext. 1924 or

Linda Phipps - Customer Service Representative

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John Kelly - Customer Service Representative

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Kathy Venturino - Office Administrator and Legal Advertising

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