Meet Our Staff

Editorial Department Staff

Monica Stark
Editor
editor@valcomnews.com

Advertising Department Staff

Melissa Andrews
melissa@valcomnews.com

Melissa Andrews brings sales experience and a psychology background to her marketing position. Her mission – promote small, local businesses. She specializes in the arts, churches, special events and home improvement. Ad sales help support her “Get Tough or Die” farm and its inhabitants: her husband, 3 cats, 2 rabbits, and 2 chickens.

Jen Henry
jen@valcomnews.com
Linda Pohl
linda@valcomnews.com

Linda Pohl is natural communicator, and has been a member of the staff since the papers opened in 1991. She is very active in community events, the largest one being the Pocket’s Fourth of July activities. Pocket is home for her and her family. She looks forward to having you join our family of happy advertisers.

Design Department Staff

John Ochoa, Art Director
Ryan Wunn, Graphic Designer