Mary Kemmis is the President Prairie / East Kootenay division of Black Press and the publisher of the Red Deer Advocate. Read More …
Mary has been with Black Press since 2006 and prior to her current role was publisher of the Richmond Review, the Bowen Island Undercurrent, the South Delta Leader and the Peace Arch News.
Prior to her joining Black Press, Mary had been founding publisher of free daily publication Vancouver Metro, and had spent several years with Rogers’ radio in Banff, Alberta, Squamish, Whistler and the Fraser Valley. Mary started her media career as a reporter at the Cranbrook Daily Townsman.
Jeff Sarich has been General Manager of Farm Press Group, a division of Black Press’ Prairie Newspaper Group, since 2005. Read More …
Farm Press Group publishes four bi-weekly newspapers delivered to every farm in Western Canada, along with several annual magazines and flyers.
Jeff was hired by the Red Deer Advocate, a Black Press publication, as an advertising account representative in 1999 bringing with him a decade of advertising experience as a Product Division Manager for a successful electronics retailer.
Born and raised in Saskatoon, Jeff?s thirst for knowledge inspired him to seek courses in marketing and small business. Relocating to Red Deer, Alta., in 1987, Jeff met his wife Julie and together raised two daughters; Sarah and Becky. They live in Lethbridge.