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Woodward Communications veteran Steve Fisher joins Adams Publishing Group as a regional president

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Steve Fisher
Steve Fisher

Steve Fisher is joining Adams Publishing Group as regional president of APG Media of Southern Minnesota.

Before joining APG, Fisher spent 18 years at Dubuque, Iowa-based Woodward Communications Inc., serving in advertising and marketing management and as a publisher. He was most recently group publisher of Woodward Community Media, which includes WCI’s paid newspapers, shoppers, niche publications, events, and commercial printing operations.

Under Fisher’s leadership, WCI grew its weekly newspaper and shopper titles from ten to more than 20 through a series of acquisitions.

He also headed the introduction of several new print, video, digital, and event initiatives resulting in new business models, audience growth, and community development.

A veteran in the paid newspaper and free paper industry, Fisher has conducted advertising sales and sales management training for the American Press Institute, Inland Press Association, Iowa Newspaper Association, Wisconsin Newspaper Association, Missouri Press Association, and the Association of Free Community Papers.

Prior to Woodward Communications, Fisher held various advertising and leadership roles with Quincy Media, Liberty Group Publishing, and American Publishing Company.