Rich J. Wirth
Hailing from Pennsylvania coal country, editor Rich J. Wirth has called western Massachusetts home for the better part of 40 years. Holding a bachelor’s degree in English (Journalism concentration) and a minor in Mass Communications from Framingham State College, he joined Turley Publications in September 2001 as a full-time staff writer for The Register, covering numerous beats including town government, public safety and education. He was promoted to editor of The Southwick Suffield News in 2007, executing event coverage in a dual-state market that included Southwick, Granville and Tolland, Mass., and Suffield, Conn., for four years. After a brief hiatus, he returned to Turley Publications in 2012 as a correspondent for The Register, re-establishing connections in the town that had become his “second home.” Coming full-circle, he was named editor of The Register and The Chicopee Register in October 2016. He is also the founding editor of Living Spaces, a Turley niche publication that celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2016. The shelter magazine has featured more than 90 homes in 34 local communities since its debut in 2006. A trivia buff, he enjoys music, camping and anything pop culture.
Chad is a native of Western Massachusetts. He earned his doctorate in English with a focus in American Literature and Culture at the University of Connecticut. His work has appeared in several national and international outlets. Chad’s favorite writers include Truman Capote, James Baldwin, Joan Didion, and Charles Dickens. When Chad writes, it's to a soundtrack of Ornette Coleman, The Clash, Otis Redding, and The Beatles – to name a few. He is an avid Boston Celtics fan.
Lisa joined the Turley Sales team in 2013. Working many years in manufacturing and then for a few years in retail, sales is a career change for Lisa. She enjoys building relationships and delivering value to her advertisers. Living local all of my life I have an interest in the growth of our community and seeing your business prosper. I look forward to meeting you and assisting in the development of your advertising program. Contact Lisa at email@example.com or 413.283.8393