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Mary Hayes - Front Desk/Classifieds

About Mary Hayes:

Contact Mary for general inquiries about the Daily Journal and information on placing classified ads in the newspaper and online at YourDailyJournal.com.

Cherie Jackson - Distribution Manager - Circulation

About Cherie Jackson:

Contact Cherie to sign up for home delivery of the Richmond County Daily Journal, to pause delivery while you're on vacation or to report a missed paper.

Corey Friedman - Editor

About Corey Friedman:

Hailing from eastern North Carolina, Corey serves as editor of the Daily Journal and The Cheraw (S.C.) Chronicle. He has previously worked as a reporter and editor in Havelock, New Bern, Gastonia, Shelby and Wilson. Corey's work has been recognized with more than 20 awards for reporting, editorial writing and photography.  He's a member of Richmond County Crime Stoppers and the Rockingham Downtown Corporation and serves on the North Carolina Press Association's board of directors. Contact Corey with questions about coverage, corrections, letters to the editor, columns, reprint requests and public presentations. Follow him on Twitter @corey_friedman.

Shawn Stinson - Managing Editor/Sports Editor

About Shawn Stinson:

Shawn handles sports coverage for the Daily Journal and assists with planning and overseeing news coverage. Contact him with news tips and story ideas, questions about the sports section, Richmond Raiders athletics and youth sports. Follow Shawn on Twitter @scgolfer.

William R. Toler - Reporter - Government, public safety

About William R. Toler:

William covers the city of Rockingham and Richmond County governments, crime,  courts and emergency services in Richmond County and our representatives in the N.C. General Assembly. Contact William with news tips and story ideas and follow him on Twitter @William_r_toler.

Matt Harrelson - Reporter - Business, community news

About Matt Harrelson:

Matt covers the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce, new businesses, business trends, church news, civic groups and the towns of Ellerbe, Hoffman and Norman. He also handles obituaries and the Daily Journal's popular community calendar. Contact Matt to share engagement, wedding, birth and anniversary announcements and follow him on Twitter @mattyharrelson.

David Spencer - Media Sales Director/General Manager

About David Spencer:

David Spencer is the general manager and media director for The Richmond County Daily Journal, The Anson Record and The Cheraw Chronicle. He graduated from N.C. Central University with a bachelor of arts degree in ethno-musicology and Full Sail University with a master’s degree in entertainment business. David has worked for Civitas Media in various roles since 2011, when he started as a business development representative at the Robesonian in Lumberton. In 2014 he relocated to Portsmouth, Ohio, to coordinate digital media sales for Civitas Media locations in southern Ohio, West Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky.

Carie Carpunky - Business Development Representative

About Carie Carpunky:

Contact Carie for information on advertising in the Daily Journal and on YourDailyJournal.com.

Josh Bowers - Business Development Representative

About Josh Bowers:

Contact Josh for information on advertising in the Daily Journal and on YourDailyJournal.com.


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