Joe Heslet named GM of Issaquah Press

November 5, 2013

Joe Heslet has been named general manager of The Issaquah Press. He will focus on the business side, primarily in advertising sales.

Joe Heslet

Joe Heslet

Heslet’s more noteworthy career experiences include his tenure as director of sales and advertising at the Puget Sound Business Journal, general sales manager for Fisher Communications’ KOMO and KVI stations and founding and leading his own research firm.

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Seattle Times owner to speak at chamber luncheon

August 6, 2013

The Seattle Times owner and publisher Frank Blethen will speak at the Issaquah Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon Aug. 8. The luncheon, a monthly community event featuring regional guest speakers, is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn of Issaquah, 1801 12th Ave. N.W.

This month, Blethen will speak about community and connection.

“The Seattle Times is simply a fantastic institution in the northwest,” said Matt Bott, CEO for the chamber. “Frank’s family has been behind that success. He’s somebody we look to as a leader and a visionary for our region. We’re really excited about it.”

Frank Blethen

Frank Blethen

For Blethen, coming out to community events like this is important.

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