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James Bengfort Joins Illinois Times as Advertising Director

Bengfort has served as associate publisher of Urban Tulsa Weekly since 2005. (FULL STORY)
Illinois Times  |  08-31-2012  2:30 pm  |  Press Releases

Illinois Times Publisher Sharon Whalen Announces Departure

Editor Fletcher Farrar will take on publishing duties once again. (FULL STORY)
Illinois Times  |  05-04-2012  5:30 pm  |  Industry News

Illinois Times Unveils Redesign

The Springfield, Ill., alt-weekly last week debuted a new-look paper with larger pages and stich-and-trim binding. Times publisher Sharon Whalen says Topaz Design consulted on the project, but the Times design staff had a major hand in the redesign as well.
AAN News  |  12-15-2008  10:49 am  |  Industry News

Sharon Whalen Named Publisher of Illinois Timesnew

After serving as associate publisher of the Springfield, Ill., newsweekly for the past 18 months, during which time she oversaw the paper's Web site debut and redesign, Whalen replaces Fletcher Farrar as the Times' publisher. She also becomes part owner of the paper along with Farrar and his wife, Mary Jessup. Farrar, president of the weekly's parent company, Central Illinois Communications, says Whalen "not only understands how to serve advertisers and keep the business side running, she also has a passion for the news and editorial side of our business."
Illinois Times  |  01-15-2004  11:33 am  |  Industry News