Laurie Stuart, publisher & sales
Laurie Stuart is publisher of The River Reporter and has been with the newspaper since 1977. Her belief that promoting dialogue and engagement can help our communities to shape their own destinies is manifest not only in the newspaper, but also in her community work as convener of the Upper Delaware River Roundtable and as an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister. She has an artistic bent that finds expression in activities including felt-making, song-writing and singing — a range of interests reflected in the breadth of human affairs covered by the newspaper.
Ext: 134. Send her an email here.
Fritz Mayer, editor
Fritz Mayer is the editor. His background in journalism includes 17 years at CNN, where he held various positions including Executive Producer. He moved from Manhattan to Sullivan County full time in 2001. He reported for WVOS FM for four years, where he covered issues of local importance such as the Sullivan County Landfill, the prospect of casinos opening here and the rapid development of the area. Fritz and his wife Anne Hart own The Cutting Garden antiques store and seasonal cutting garden in Youngsville.
Send him an email here. Ext: 128.
Jonathan Charles Fox, arts & leisure reporter
Jonathan Charles Fox is the arts and leisure reporter and updates The River Reporter Facebook page. He currently lives in Sullivan County. Having written for film and television, he now concentrates his efforts on novels, plays and assorted periodicals, along with his weekly "Humble Opinion" column on life in the Catskills. In between theatre, art and concert reviews, Jonathan can be heard as one of the on-air personalities with “Ciliberto and Friends in the Morning," on Thunder 102.1 FM. He regularly appeared on popular '80’s shows including “Fame," “Different Strokes," “Three’s Company," “The Jeffersons” and “The Facts of Life."
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Elizabeth Lepro, reporter & editor
Elizabeth has written for publications in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York and Cairo, Egypt. At TRR, she covers a range of topics, from rural housing, to education, to healthcare and profiles. She is also working on audio and community projects for TRR. Liz currently lives in Callicoon, NY, and likes photography, poetry, big dogs and horror movies. You can send her tips and compliments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Send her an email here. Ext: 122.
Veronica Daub, managing editor
Veronica is the managing editor and handles coverage in the newspaper beyond news, including the currents feature, arts and entertainment, community living, nature, sports and outdoors. She's also in charge of the supplements and magazines produced by TRR. Veronica is a dedicated copy editor, with a writing degree from the Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. She's designed and edited two books and serves as an editor for NEPAudio. You can find Veronica teaching hooping classes at the Chi Hive in Narrowsburg and playing music at local open mics when she's not in front of a keyboard.
Send her an email here. Ext: 129.
Taylor Lamarand, editorial assistant
Taylor is a Sullivan County native, and as of recent, a Narrowsburg resident. She attended Wilkes University for musical theater and dance. She also wrote columns for her college newspaper and enjoys writing plays in her spare time. When she is not working, you can find her performing with the Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop, playing guitar, or spending time with her cat Luna. Taylor also handles event listings, subscriptions and the newsletter for TRR.
Send her an email here. Ext: 130.
Sales & circulation
Eileen Hennessy, sales associate, classifieds & legal
Eileen is involved in local organizations including the Ecumenical Food Pantry of Narrowsburg and The Cochecton Youth Group. Eileen is a people person who loves to be out and about in the community. Her love for community involvement is shown in her column, Lake Huntington News.
Send her an email here. Ext: 135.
Amanda Reed, production, circulation manager & graphic design
Growing up in the darkroom and production room of The News Eagle gave Amanda a feel for art and design at an early age. Seventeen years of newspaper design experience in multiple local publications give her designs a hometown feeling. An avid photographer, Amanda can almost always be caught with a camera in hand. Amanda also edits the award-winning Explore the Great Outdoors Magazine produced each year in the fall. When she’s not busy working, she can be found hunting or fishing, hanging out with her daughters and racing r/c cars.
Send her an email here. Ext: 123.
Barbara Winfield, sales associate
Barbara is a sales associate, who's happy to help TRR clients find more customers for their services and products. She is a health-conscious former Manhattanite who now enjoys spending time in the country.
Send her an email here. Ext: 121.