Gary Abernathy is Regional Content Director for Civitas Media in Ohio.
He began his career in 1983 as city editor at the Hillsboro Press Gazette, which is today The Times-Gazette. He served as editor of the Press Gazette from 1984-1991, then became city editor of The Marion Star from 1991-1993. He then served as managing editor of the Portsmouth Daily Times from 1993-1996.
From 1996-2011, Gary worked in politics and government in Ohio and West Virginia. He returned to the newspaper business when he was named publisher of The Times-Gazette and County Shopper in September 2011. In 2013, he was appointed Regional Content Director for Civitas Media in Ohio.
Gary has won numerous industry awards from the Associated Press, the Ohio Newspaper Association and other organizations, including first place for Breaking News Coverage from the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists/Press Club of Cleveland. More recently, Gary won first place for Best Use of Multimedia and second place for Best Columnist in the annual Associated Press of Ohio awards.
Gary resides in Hillsboro with his wife, Lora, and is the father of four children.
Ann Runyon-Elam - Business Development Representative
Ann Runyon-Elam started with The Times-Gazette in 1994. She has worked in the mail room, circulation department, order entry, and is now doing classified advertising. She is a 1988 graduate of Fairfield High School. She resides in Hillsboro with her husband David. In her spare time she enjoys going to the movies and car shows with David, and shopping with her mother.
Jeff Gilliland is the Content Manager of The Times-Gazette. He originally started with what was then The Press Gazette as sports editor in 1983. He has been in the newspaper business since then except for two years when he sold insurance.
Jeff is a 1979 graduate of Hillsboro High School. He received an associate of arts degree from Southern State Community College in 1981 and then attended Morehead State University where he majored in physical education and journalism.
Jeff resides just outside Hillsboro and is married to the former Elaine Vance. They have three sons and three grandchildren.
Sharon Hughes - Local Business Development Manager
Sharon Hughes is the Local Business Development Manager for The Times-Gazette.
Sharon is a graduate of Hillsboro High School, and attended Southern State Community College.
She has nearly 30 years experience in advertising at The Times-Gazette. She is active in Rotary, the Highland County Senior Citizens board, the Highland County Travel and Tourism board, and served as president of the Highland County Chamber of Commerce. She is an inductee of the Highland County Women’s Hall of Fame. She particularly enjoys planning and producing the annual Times-Gazette Salt Homemakers Show.
Sharon resides at Rocky Fork Lake. She has one son, Ronnie, and a grandson, Colby.
Brenda Earley is the Circulation Manager for the Times-Gazette.She has been with the company for 25 years, both in Circulation and Advertising. She has lived in Highland county her entire life and graduated from Hillsboro High School.
She and her husband been married for 35 years, and have one son and two grandsons. Her hobbies include cooking, gardening and refinishing antiques. She enjoys flea markets, crafts and spending time with family.
Angela Shepherd came to The Times-Gazette in April 2012. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from Ohio University and is a 1992 graduate of McClain High School. Angela lives in Greenfield with her husband, Donnie, and her two children.
Robert Stegbauer is a sports reporter at The Times-Gazette. He has been with the paper since August of 2013.
Robert is a 2007 graduate of Lynchburg-Clay High School where he played baseball, basketball, and ran cross country. He spent three years at the University of South Carolina – Upstate where he majored in Exercise Science, then transferred to Lincoln Memorial University for his remaining two years. He played collegiate baseball for all five years and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology.
Robert is the son of Tim and Linda Stegbauer, has a sister Magan, and lives right outside of Lynchburg.
Chuck Miller - Business Development Representative
Chuck Miller originally started in sales with The Shoppers Guide in Clinton County in 1988, a publication which later became part of The Times-Gazette.
Chuck is a 1960 graduate of Paint Valley High School. After his military obligation was fulfilled, he entered into retail management for 24 years, moving across five states in various positions from buying to store management.
Chuck Is a two-time past president of the Greenfield Rotary Club as well as being a Paul Harris Fellow.
Chuck is quite active with the Needy Kids Christmas Radiothon in Greenfield as well as The Greene Countrie Towne Festival and The Society for Children and Adults Telethon ,Greenfield portion.
Chuck resides in Wilmington with his wife of 42 years and his family.