Meet the Press Enterprise Team

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Pete Kendron is editor of the Press Enterprise, overseeing the newsroom, writing the paper’s daily editorials, and refereeing 30 Seconds. He spent a decade covering Bloomsburg as a reporter, and five years as managing editor. Born and raised in Buffalo, N.Y., he's been with the paper since 2001.

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Managing editor John Medeiros has returned to the Press Enterprise, where he had been sports editor more than a decade ago. He previously served as news editor and city editor of the Standard-Speaker in Hazleton, and has worked for newspapers in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre and Virginia during his career.

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Sports editor Dan Reilly is a 2009 graduate from Kutztown University with a degree in English/Professional Writing. Reilly is also an '05 graduate from Central Columbia High School. Dan, who has been honored for his writing by the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association, has been with the Press Enterprise since August '09 after interning with Berkshire Baseball Club in Womelsdorf during his senior year at Kutztown.

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M.J. Mahon joined the news staff as a photographer after graduating from Western Kentucky University in 2001. In 2021, she traded her camera for a laptop and now covers the Town of Bloomsburg and surrounding communities. She probably drinks too much coffee and will tell you all about her dogs, Porter and Wicket — even if you didn't ask.

Arthur Dowell
Copy Editor/Assistant Sports Editor
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Arthur Dowell is a 2014 graduate of Misericordia University, where he earned his degree in communications. A sports fan, Dowell has provided a wide range of sports coverage for various media outlets, winning writing and page design awards. He has been with the Press Enterprise since 2019, after leaving his post as the assistant sports editor for The Lewistown Sentinel.

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Geri Gibbons is our Danville area reporter who loves to tell people's stories. She began part-time at Press Enterprise in 2017, and a passion for people and story-telling has kept her here. She believes daily newspapers build community and keep the public informed.

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A Shamokin native, Bogdan is the Press Enterprise's senior writer. He covers courtroom proceedings. Outside work, he enjoys Boston sports teams and Mexican beer.

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Melanie Aikins is the Southside reporter, covering the Catawissa, Numidia and Elysburg area. She was born and raised in Delaware County, before earning her bachelor's in Media and Journalism from Bloomsburg University in 2022. She loves the atmosphere of a hard-at-work newsroom and the authenticity of small-town reporting.

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Susan Schwartz grew up in Colorado. She moved to Pennsylvania in 1996 with plans to stay a year, but fell in love with the stories she found here. She believes knowledge is power — with enough information, people can solve any problem.
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Jim Sachetti has been a newsman for 40 years, 27 as editor of the Press Enterprise. He wrote the paper's daily editorial and the Roses and Thorns columns Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Jim retired in 2020.