September 14, 2013 Last Updated 2:32 pm

Tyler Miller joins Lee Enterprises as publisher in Helena and Butte, MT

Miller was previously managed retail, classified and digital advertising for Colorado Community Newspapers, covering 13 communities in the Denver region

Press Release:

HELENA, Montana (September 6, 2013) — Tyler Miller, publisher of the Daily Record in Ellensburg, Washington, has joined Lee Enterprises, Incorporated as publisher of The Independent Record in Helena, Montana, and The Montana Standard in Butte.

“Tyler brings a strong record of achievement in all areas of print and digital publishing,” said Nathan Bekke, Lee Enterprises group publisher. “He has developed innovative sales and marketing teams, fostered award-winning news coverage, created partnerships with local businesses and devoted impressive personal time to community service.”
Miller, 34, joined the Daily Record in 2008 and was promoted to publisher in 2010. He previously managed retail, classified and digital advertising for Colorado Community Newspapers, covering 13 communities in the Denver region. His career also includes serving as a sales and marketing executive for the Idaho Statesman in Boise, and as retail and online sales manager for The Daily Universe student newspaper at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
His industry and community activities include serving on the boards of Allied Daily Newspapers, Pacific Northwest Newspaper Advertising Executive Association, Kittitas Valley Healthcare Foundation, Clymer Museum of Art and the Ellensburg Downtown Association. Previous community activities have included chambers of commerce committees, serving as a Boy Scouts of America coach, soup kitchen volunteer and a two-year service mission in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
He is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a degree in marketing. He and his wife, Carrie, have four children.
“I look forward to joining the strong management teams in Helena and Butte, as well as meeting as many readers, advertisers and community leaders as soon as I possibly can,” Miller said. “From what I have seen so far in both communities, I am very much impressed. My family and I look forward to creating a home here.”
The Independent Record and helenair.com reach nearly 80 percent of the adults in the Helena market. The Montana Standard and mtstandard.com reach more than 85 percent of the adults in the Butte market.

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