Julia was born in Point Pleasant, W.Va., but lived several years in Gallia County as a child. Her family eventually moved to Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va., where she graduated from Point Pleasant High School. Upon graduation, she attended West Virginia University and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2005. After earning her degree, she moved to Texas for three years and worked in the food/sales industry.
Shortly after returning to her home state of West Virginia, she began working for Civitas Media in August of 2011 as an advertising representative.
She enjoys participating in her local community and is active in the Point Pleasant Rotary, as well as volunteers for Contact Rape Crisis Center.
In March 2014, she was promoted to business development manager. Her main focus is developing local businesses in Meigs, Gallia and Mason counties.
Please contact Julia to review any advertising in newspaper print, online or mobile apps.
Alex Hawley - Sports Reporter/Sports Content Producer
With a newspaper career spanning more than 25 years, Greg came to the Gallipolis Daily Tribune in 2010 as the production manager. His initial responsibilities included oversight of the printing and packaging for a regional production hub in Gallipolis, as well as managing building maintenance for The Daily Sentinel in Pomeroy, Ohio, and Point Pleasant Register in Point Pleasant, W.Va.
In April 2013, Greg was appointed to the position of regional director of manufacturing for Civitas Media. The change in position broadened his responsibilities to include the management of circulation for the Gallipolis Daily Tribune, The Daily Sentinel, Point Pleasant Register and Portsmouth Daily Times in Portsmouth, Ohio. Also included in the move was the additional printing, packing and delivery of several Civitas publications from West Virginia and Kentucky.
Greg is a native of Alabama, living 10 years in North Carolina before making the move to the Gallipolis area. Greg attended Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Ala., followed by four years as a member of the U.S. Air Force.
In his spare time, Greg enjoys outdoor activities and watching sports of almost any kind, especially college football.
A 27-year veteran of journalism, Michael has personally won 30 journalism awards for his writing and photography.
Prior to being named content manager for Ohio Valley Publishing, Michael was managing editor of the Alamogordo (N.M.) Daily News, where he guided his staff to 49 New Mexico Press Association awards in a five-year period.
Michael, a native of South Haven, Mich., has a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Ohio University. In December 2014, he will have a second degree -- a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communications -- from New Mexico State University, where he currently maintains a 4.0 GPA.
At NMSU, Michael is a Crimson Scholar and has membership in Phi Theta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi and National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
Michael is also a past member of Rotary International.
In his spare time, Michael enjoys photography, fishing, any outdoor activity and spending time with family.
Michael, his wife Keitha and their three children (ages 17, 16 and 10) live in Gallipolis.
Beth began her career in journalism in 2004 at The Daily Sentinel in Pomeroy, Ohio. In 2011, she joined the staff of the Point Pleasant Register in Point Pleasant, W.Va. Beth is a native of Point Pleasant and graduated cum laude from Marshal University with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in English.
A lifelong resident of Gallia County, Amber Gillenwater is a graduate of the University of Rio Grande, receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree with majors in English and history.
Amber has worked as a news reporter at the Gallipolis Daily Tribune since May 2010. She resides in Gallipolis.
Charlene has worked at The Daily Sentinel for 47 years. She earned her bachelor's degree from Ohio University. She and her late husband, Bob, were both hired to work at the Sentinel in 1967. While her husband served as general manager/editor, Charlene was the society editor and features writer.
Charlene later served as general manager/editor in 1989 upon Bob's retirement.
Charlene is an active member of the Meigs County Chamber of Commerce, particularly the tourism division; Pomeroy Merchants Association; board of trustees of the Meigs County Historical Society; board of trustees of the Meigs County Council on Aging (12 years); and a member of Middleport Baptist Church.
In 2010, Charlene was recognized for professional contributions to the county by the Meigs County Chamber of Commerce.
Lindsay Kriz is a 2014 graduate of Western Kentucky University and has a bacehlor's degree in news editorial journalism and art history. Her majors took her overseas multiple times, and she hopes to return overseas again soon.
She enjoys all types of news, but feature-writing is her favorite.
April began working as a reporter for Ohio Valley Publishing in June 2014. She is from Chillicothe, Ohio. April obtained a Bachelor of Science in Journalism with honors from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, where she was a member of Ohio University's chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, a weekly columnist for the student newspaper (The Post) and the news editor for the student's online environmental magazine (College Green Magazine.)
She also obtained a minor in cultural anthropology.
Previously, April served as a news corespondent for the Chillicothe Gazette and a multimedia reporting intern for the Athens Messenger.
Her hobbies include travel, reading, writing for fun and good conversation over a decent cup of coffee.
Bryan has been a sports writer since the 2000-01 school year, which included a three-year stint at the Jackson Times-Journal before joining the Ohio Valley Publishing staff in the fall of 2004.
A 1995 honors graduate of Jackson High School, Bryan has won several state awards for his journalistic efforts and also serves as a member of the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.
Bryan and his wife Stacey currently reside in Jackson, Ohio.
Jessica began working at the Gallipolis Daily Tribune in February 2013 as circulation district sales manager. By September 2013, she was promoted to circulation distribution manager.
Jessica oversees the distribution of the Gallipolis Daily Tribune, The Daily Sentinel, and the Point Pleasant Register in Gallia and Meigs counties in Ohio, and in Mason County, W.Va.
Jessica earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration in 2012 from the Lewis College of Business at Marshall University. She plans to return to school to pursue a master's degree in human resource management and then further her education with a Ph.D. in HRM.
Jessica enjoys country music, reading, being outdoors, and spending time with her family.
She resides in Fraziers Bottom, W.Va., with her son.