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Andrea Chaffin - Editor

About Andrea Chaffin:

An Associated Press award-winning journalist, Andrea Chaffin has been with The Madison Press since April 2014 and with Civitas Media since September 2011. She has been recognized for feature writing, investigative reporting, use of digital platforms and column writing. She earned degrees in journalism and political science from The Ohio State University and graduated from Northeastern High School in neighboring Clark County. She can be reached at

Sandra Oiler - Circulation Manager

About Sandra Oiler:

Sandra has been with The Madison Press since August 2014. She has been married for 21 years, with six children, 12 grandchildren. Her father worked for the Madison Press for more than 20 years. In her spare time she enjoys photography, graphic design, reading and animals.

Tara Renner - Account executive

About Tara Renner:

Tara has been with The Madison Press since December 2010. She is the media sales consultant for Plain City, West Jefferson, Hilliard, Dublin, Marysville and London Born and raised in London, she is a graduate of London High School. Tara is a member of St James Lutheran Church, volunteers at her daughter's school and MidOhio Food Bank. She is the mother of Victoria, 22 and Allana, 13.

Mark Gaver - Account executive

About Mark Gaver:

Born north of the Mississippi delta in Urbana, Ohio, Mark has been with The Madison Press since 2009 and Civitas Media since 1984, when he started his advertising career at The Urbana Daily Citizen. Mark has a an associate's degree in criminal justice and background in real estate. In his spare time, he enjoys serving as a historian with the Simon Kenton historical corridor for Ohio and Kentucky. Mark has two children, Grant and Hannah.

Sandi Powers - Classified sales

About Sandi Powers:

Sandi has been with the Madison Press for more than 30 years. She assists customers with classified advertising needs

Chris Miles - Sports Editor

About Chris Miles:

Chris Miles has been with The Madison Press since August 2012. He has a degree in Broadcast Communications and a minor in Journalism from Western Michigan University. He is a rabid sports fan who particularly enjoys NCAA college basketball and the NFL. He lives in Dublin, OH with his wife and two daughters. In his spare time Chris coaches his daughters' softball and basketball teams.

Erin Thompson - Staff writer

About Erin Thompson:

Erin Thompson has been with The Madison Press since September 2016. She graduated from Northeastern High School in 2010 and the University of Cincinnati in 2015, where she studied Journalism and Spanish Language. During her time at UC, Erin wrote for the student magazine and newspaper and went on two unique, journalism-specific study abroad trips. Erin covers Madison County courts, West Jefferson council and Jefferson Local Schools. She can be reached at

Maximilian Kwiatkowski - Staff writer

About Maximilian Kwiatkowski:

Maximilian Kwiatkowski started working for The Madison Press in September 2016. He covers Madison County commissioners, Mount Sterling council and Madison-Plains schools. He can be reached at

Diana Shaw - Editorial assistant

About Diana Shaw:

Diana has been with The Madison Press for nearly 26 years. She oversees obituaries, calendar events and submitted news.