Stephanie serves as publisher for Metro Market Media, the parent company of the Forsyth County News, Dawson County News and The Times in Gainesville.
Director of Audience
Shannon joined The Times in Gainesville in 2006 and served in various roles in the newsroom, including four as editor in chief. Now, she serves as director of audience for Metro Market Media. Her work is focused on increasing readership and strengthening relationships between the communities served by Metro Market Media and their local papers.
Jim joined the Forsyth County News in 2006 as a photographer, later became webmaster and is now digital director for the Forsyth County News, The Times in Gainesville and the Dawson County News. Jim has been involved in the news business since 1976, when he began covering news for his hometown radio station.
Nate joined The Times in 2015 as publications manager and is now group editor overseeing the newsrooms in Forsyth County News, Dawson County News and The Times in Gainesville. He’s been in the business since 1999. He has “always been a news junkie” and “always believed that journalism is a necessary service.”
Nick joined the Forsyth County News in 2022. Over the past 11 years, Nick has covered high school sports in Georgia, Arkansas and his home state of Missouri.
Ashlyn joined the Forsyth County News in 2020 as a news reporter covering local government, including growth and development, and local business. As a FoCo native, Ashlyn’s career in journalism began at South Forsyth High School where she helped create the school’s newspaper.