Address: 100 Appalachian Highway, Pineville, West Virginia 24874
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 100, 24874
Primary Phone: 1-304-732-6060
Primary Fax: 1-304-664-8225
Regional Advertising Manager
304-752-6950 ext. 303
Jennifer "Jen" James was born and raised in Indiana. I have been in Newspaper Media for over 25 years. I am married to Gary who is self-employed as a licensed Mediator in the state of WV. I have 2 children. son, Jason Daniel and his wife Sarita, who live in North Dakota and daughter, Kayla Marie and husband Robert (Trauteris) who live in Plymouth, Indiana. We have not been blessed with grandchildren yet.
Regional Circulation, Manufacturing Manager
Norman has been in the media, newspaper industry for more than 25 years. Married and no grandchildren. "My mission is to create a clear, new value for customers and meet their needs with innovative solutions," Norman said. "I strongly believe in urgency and continuous improvement."
Regional News Manager
1-304-235-4242 Ext. 22
Byers joined Heartland Publications in November 2005 leaving a position with Gannett. He has more than 20 years of newspaper experience working at both weekly and daily newspapers. He is passionate about local journalism and the important role that a community newspaper plays. He is married to Barbara and they have three sons, Cade, Jaekob and Jackston. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.
Kristie Houchins – Kristie was born and raised in Pineville. She is a 2002 graduate of Wyoming East, the first freshman graduating class in the school’s history. She has worked at the Independent Herald since September 2009. Kristie provides excellent customer service and can help you with your classified or circulation needs. She can be reached at (304) 732-6060.
Anthony Sheppard – Anthony is lifelong Southern West Virginia resident. He has worked at the Gilbert Times since March 2009. He is a advertising professional who has been trained in helping local businesses grow their market share. He is a graduate of West Virginia State University with a degree in Creative Writing and Literature and an associate’s in General Education. He can be reached at (304) 732-6060.
John Conley – John is a native Wyoming Countian, spending his entire life here. He is a 1981 graduate of West Virginia University with a degree in English. He has been in the newspaper business for more than 25 years, having started at the Mullens Advocate. He also worked at the Gilbert Times. John has been editor of the Independent Herald for more than 10 years. If you have any news items of interest, feel free to call John at (304) 732-6060.