Lee Enterprises promotes Thomas Biermann to publisher of the Casper Star-Tribune
Biermann had been Operations Director of the Wyoming daily, beginning his career at the Star-Tribune in 2007 as circulation director
CASPER, Wyoming – October 15, 2015 — Lee Enterprises, a leading provider of news, information and advertising in 50 markets, has promoted Casper Star-Tribune Operations Director Thomas Biermann to publisher of the newspaper. Biermann began his career with the Star-Tribune in 2007 as circulation director and most recently served as sales and marketing director.
“Casper is an incredible community, and I am grateful to be a part of it. It’s truly humbling to have the honor and responsibility of leading the Star-Tribune and connecting people on a very local level through our print and digital products. I look forward to this wonderful opportunity.”
Biermann is formerly the general manager of the European and Middle East editions of Stars and Stripes, a daily circulation newspaper delivered to United States military bases throughout Europe and the Middle East including Iraq and Afghanistan. He also held leadership positions with the Standard Times in New Bedford, Massachusetts, the Oshkosh Northwestern, the Muscatine Journal andthe Billings Gazette.
“Tom is a very accomplished leader,” said Nathan Bekke, vice president – consumer sales and marketing and group publisher. “He has vast experience and a deep connection to the community. I’m confident he will be an exceptional publisher.”
Biermann succeeds Jason Adrians who left the Star-Tribune earlier this year to serve as news director for Post-Crescent Media in Wisconsin.