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Customer Service: 231-946-2187,

Jessica Buchner: 231-946-2187,

Yvonne Haywood: 231-946-2187,

Jacob Hines: 231-946-2187,

Kevin Cook, Director of Audience Development: 231-933-1422,

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Dennis Thayer, Accounts Receivable Clerk: 231-933-1458,


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Deborah Long, Obituary Clerk: 231-933-1470,

Commercial Printing

Shawn Winter, Advertising Director: 231-933-1413,, Fax: 231-946-8273


Newsroom fax: 231-946-8632


Nathan Payne, Editor: 231-933-1472,

Allison Batdorff, Interim Editor: 231-933-1468,

Send letters to the editor to or fill out our online form here.

Marta Hepler Drahos, Interim Features/Grand Traverse Scene Editor: 231-933-1487,

Dan Nielsen, Business Editor: 231-933-1467,

Brian Steele, Design Center Manager: 231-933-1502,

Andy Taylor, Associate Editor/Digital Media: 231-933-1477,

News & Feature Writers

Patti Brandt Burgess, Staff Writer: 231-933-1490,

Brooke Kansier, Staff Writer: 231-933-1478,

Mardi Link, Staff Writer: 231-933-1429,

Sheri McWhirter, Staff Writer: 231-933-1416,

Brendan Quealy, Staff Writer: 231-933-1488,

Jordan Travis, Staff Writer: 231-933-1476,

Mark Urban, Business Writer: 231-933-1441,

Alexa Zoellner, Features Writer: 231-933-1412,


James Cook, Senior Sports Writer: 231-933-1485,

Jake Atnip, Sports Writer: 231-933-1474,

Features & Community News,

Stephanie Shomin, Community News: 231-933-1506,


Mike Krebs, Photographer: 231-933-1509,

Jan-Michael Stump, Photographer: 231-933-1509,

Specialty Publications

Gyneth King, Specialty Publications: 231-933-1464,

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