Mark Lewis named regional president for APG Southern Wisconsin


Mark Lewis has been named regional president for Adams Publishing Group-Southern Wisconsin. APG Media of Southern Wisconsin includes The (Janesville) Gazette, Beloit Daily News, Daily Jefferson County Union, Watertown Daily Times, Antigo Daily Journal, Marinette EagleHerald and Hometown News Group weekly publications in Dane, Jefferson, Rock, Dodge and Columbia counties.

Lewis began his career in the newspaper industry working in circulation for the Journal Star in Lincoln, Nebraska, and for the Omaha World Herald. He went on to hold publisher and other executive roles at the Honolulu Star-Bulletin; Sioux City Journal; Garden Island and Kauai Publishing Company on the island of Kauai, Hawaii; Racine Journal Times; Wisconn Valley Media Group in southeast Wisconsin that produces the Racine Journal Times, Kenosha News and Lake Geneva Regional News; and Tulsa World Media Group. He has 30 years of experience in the industry with over 16 years as president and publisher.

Lewis attended the University of Nebraska. He is a former member of the United States Marine Corps and a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He has held community leadership roles with Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce; the Racine County Economic Development Corporation; Wheaton Hospital Foundation; Racine Good Fellows; Lihue, Hawaii Chamber of Commerce; and the Siouxland United Way in Sioux City, Iowa.