Newspaper veteran Nickolas Monico is the new president of News Media Corporation.
“I’ve known Nick for many years and I am very pleased to have him join NMC,” said John Tompkins, founder and chairman of News Media Corporation.
Before joining NMC, Monico was Chief Operations Officer of Wick Communications. His career includes senior management positions at several publishers, including as vice president of community publishing for GateHouse Media, vice president/COO and chief strategic officer for Trib Total Media in Pittsburgh, president of Gannett Media Network of Central Ohio and COO of Thomson Newspapers’ Chicago and Kansas City divisions.
“I am excited about the opportunity to work with News Media Corporation,” Monico said. “I look forward to meeting the dedicated professionals who work in our media operations, covering important and relevant community news, along with providing print and digital advertising solutions to our advertisers.”
Monico has also served as a past board director of Inland Press Association, Illinois Press Association and Ohio News Media Association.
Headquartered in Rochelle, Illinois, NMC operates 75 publications in nine states, printing operations in eight states and a digital agency, News Media Digital.