Jim Normandin, Publisher of TH Media and Vice President of Woodward Communications, Inc., will be leaving the company at the end of August to lead the Telegram and Gazette (T&G) in Worcester, MA, which has a 70,000 daily/80,000 Sunday circulated newspaper. Jim delivered T&G as a youth as well as appeared in the sports section of the paper numerous times as a standout student athlete. T&G was recently acquired by Halifax Media Group. Jim, and his wife Jody, will be returning to an area of the country where they have many family and friends as well as where Jim started his professional newspaper career. Jim joined WCI in February 2004 as Publisher of the Telegraph Herald and was later promoted to VP of Newspapers.
Steve Fisher will take over as TH Media Publisher on September 1st. Fisher, currently the publisher of Woodward Community Media and General Manager of Woodward Printing Services, started at WCI in 2001 as the Telegraph Herald’s Retail Advertising Manager. Fisher held several roles at TH Media from June 2001 to April 2009, including its General Manager. Steve will continue to lead WCM and WPS. In making this announcement, Tom Woodward, CEO & President stated, “Steve’s current roles, related success, and community involvement over the past 13 years made him an excellent choice for his new role as TH Media Publisher. I’m excited for Steve and the company as this allows Steve to grow and continue to advance our collaboration strategy.”