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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mary Junck

68 2016 Executive Chairman of the Board

Kevin Mowbray

54 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Ronald Mayo

54 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

Michele White

53 2011 Vice President - Information Technology, Chief Information Officer

Nathan Bekke

46 2015 Vice President - Consumer Sales & Marketing

Paul Farrell

60 2015 Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Astrid Garcia

65 2013 Vice President - Human Resources

Gregory Schermer

62 2012 Vice President - Strategy, Director

Deborah Anselm

52 2015 Vice President - Publishing

Suzanna Frank

45 2008 Vice President - Audience

James Green

49 2013 Vice President - Digital

Michael Gulledge

55 2015 Vice President - Advertising Sales Leadership

John Humenik

52 2015 Vice President - News

Robert Fleck

2016 Vice President - Business Development

Herbert Moloney

64 2015 Lead Independent Director

Richard Cole

73 2006 Independent Director

Nancy Donovan

64 2003 Independent Director

Leonard Elmore

63 2008 Independent Director

Brent Magid

50 2010 Independent Director

William Mayer

76 1998 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Mary Junck

Ms. Mary E. Junck is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. She is also a director of TNI Partners, which is owned 50% by the Company. Ms. Junck is a director and chairman of the board of directors of The Associated Press. Ms. Junck leads our senior executive team and provides the Board with in-depth knowledge of the Company and the publishing industry, in which she has worked in executive and senior management positions for more than 30 years. As Executive Chairman, Ms. Junck will serve as an advisor and mentor to the Chief Executive Officer and will continue to provide overall leadership for the Board. Her key areas of focus will include strategic direction, financial matters and growth initiatives.

Kevin Mowbray

Mr. Kevin D. Mowbray is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He was elected Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in April 2015, having served as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since 2013. He previously was publisher of the Company’s largest newspaper, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch since 2006. He has a nearly 30-year career in the publishing industry.

Ronald Mayo

Mr. Ronald A. Mayo has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer of Lee Enterprises, Incorporated., effective as of June 2015. Prior to joining the Company, he was Chief Financial Officer of Halifax Media Group from July 2014 to January 2015 and previously served MediaNews Group, Inc, most recently as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Michele White

Ms. Michele Fennelly White is Vice President - Information Technology and Chief Information Officer of the Company, since June 2011. From 1999 to June 2011, she served as Director of Technical Support.

Nathan Bekke

Mr. Nathan E. Bekke is Vice President - Consumer Sales & Marketing of the Company. He has been involved with a range of charitable, community and statewide organizations since arriving in Wyoming. He currently is chairman of the We Read advisory committee and serves on the YMCA board of trustees. He also has served on the board of directors for the Wyoming Business Council, Wyoming Meth Project, Casper Area Economic Development Alliance, Casper Area Chamber of Commerce, Child Development Center of Natrona County, United Way of Natrona County and Central Wyoming Officials' Association. In addition to leading Casper Star-Tribune Communications since 2003, Bekke has had group publisher responsibility since 2007 for newspapers in Idaho, Montana, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Washington and Wyoming. He began his newspaper career in 1988 as an intern in the advertising department at Billings Gazette Communications, where he became director of sales and marketing after advancing in circulation leadership positions there and at the Independent Record in Helena, Montana. Under his leadership, the Star-Tribune received Lee's highest honor in 2005, Enterprise of the Year.

Paul Farrell

Mr. Paul M. Farrell is Vice President - Sales of the Company from October 2015. From October 2013 to October 2015, he served as Vice President - Digital Sales. From September 2012 to October 2013, he served as Publisher of the Connecticut Media Group of Hearst Media Services. From May 2007 to August 2012, he served as Vice President - Sales and Marketing of the Company.

Astrid Garcia

Ms. Astrid J. Garcia has been appointed as Vice President - Human Resources of the company., effective December 2, 2013. Garcia joined Lee at the Post-Dispatch in 2006. Her career includes top leadership positions in human resources and operations for the former Knight Ridder Inc., serving at The Miami Herald, St. Paul Pioneer Press, the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News and the San Jose Mercury News. She also served as vice president for human resources and operations at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. She began her newspaper human resources career in 1985 at the Hartford Courant. From 1981 to 1985, she served as an attorney for the National Labor Relations Board in Connecticut and New York. She also previously was an attorney for the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Educational Fund in New York. She is a graduate of Columbia University and Brooklyn Law School. In St. Louis, she is a member of the board of directors of the Urban League, the YMCA and United Way. She is a past president of the National Association of Minority Media Executives. Her husband, Bob Gillespie, is a psychologist. They have two sons who are graduates of the University of Iowa.

Gregory Schermer

Mr. Gregory P. Schermer is Director of Lee Enterprises, Inc. Effective August 31, 2016. Mr. Schermer is Vice President-Interactive Media of the Company. From 1989 to July 2006, Mr. Schermer also served as Corporate Counsel of the Company. Mr. Schermer leads the development of digital media strategies and platforms and represents the Company in several industry digital media initiatives, including The Newspaper Consortium (the "Consortium"), a group of 30 companies that represent nearly 800 local newspapers helping local advertisers to reach digital audiences.

Deborah Anselm

Ms. Deborah Anselm has been promoted as Vice President - Publishing of Company. She has more than 15 years of leadership experience with Lee's northwest Indiana enterprise, which includes The Times , new times.com and several specialty publications. Anselm was named general manager of The Times in 2013 and added the role of vice president of sales and marketing in 2014. Her career with the company also includes director of marketing, general manager of Porter County operations and retail advertising manager. Anselm has been active in a number of community development and charitable organizations. She is the current chair of the Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Getting Results Porter County Community Task Force and the Valparaiso Community Schools Building Advisory Committee. Her current active board memberships include: Porter Starke Foundation; Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County; Opportunity Enterprises; and the Pink Ribbon Society. Anselm has also served on the board of directors for the American Cancer Society and the Valparaiso Park Foundation. Anselm is a 1987 graduate of Indiana University.

Suzanna Frank

Ms. Suzanna M. Frank is Vice President - Audience of Lee Enterprises, Inc. From 2003 to March 2008 she served as Director of Research and Marketing. From 2001 to 2003 she served as Market Research Manager for the San Diego Union-Tribune.

James Green

Mr. James A. Green has been appointed as Vice President - Digital of Lee Enterprises Inc. He most recently served as executive vice president and general manager of Travidia, Inc., developer of digital shopping media and marketing programs for nearly 800 newspapers. Before serving as executive vice president and general manager at Travidia from 2011 to 2012, From May 2007 to August 2012, he served as Vice President - Sales and Marketing of the Company. Green had been chief marketing officer since 2004. From 2000 to 2004 he led development of Internet operations at The McClatchy Company as president and publisher of Nando Media. His 24-year career includes executive positions in interactive media, marketing, strategic planning and sales at The Modesto Bee, The Sacramento Bee, The Newspaper Network and Equifax National Decision Systems. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego, and earned a master's degree at the University of San Diego. He is a former board member of the National Association of Minority Media Executives.

Michael Gulledge

Mr. Michael R. Gulledge is Vice President of Advertising Sales Leadership of Lee Enterprises, Inc. Michael R. Gulledge was Vice President of Sales and Marketing from September 2012 to October 2015 and named Publisher of the Billings Gazette in 2000. From 2005 to September 2012 he served as a Vice President - Publishing. During his 30 years with Lee he has served as advertising manager at The Southern Illinoisan, advertising manager at the Herald & Review in Decatur; advertising manager at the Quad-City Times in Davenport; general manager at the Herald & Review in Decatur; publisher Herald & Review in Decatur and in 2000, he was appointed publisher of the Billings Gazette. He was elected an officer and operating vice president in 2005. The Billings Gazette received Lee's highest honor, Enterprise of the Year, in 2006. He is active in the Billings community and has served on the boards of private college institutions, economic development organizations, and health organizations. He is chairman of the Montana Meth Project and past president of the Billings Chamber of Commerce.

John Humenik

Mr. John M. Humenik is Vice President - News of the Company. He is president and publisher of the Wisconsin State Journal and president of Madison Newspapers Inc., and also has served as Lee group publisher with responsibilities for operations in Madison and Tucson. He was publisher and editor of the Arizona Daily Star from 2005 to 2010, when in addition to publisher he became president of Tucson Newspapers Inc. Under his leadership, the Daily Star has received many state, national and international journalism honors. In 2013, it was Lee's Enterprise of the Year and was recognized for journalism excellence by Lee each year from 2005 to 2013. The Daily Star was named "Newspaper of the Year" by Suburban Newspapers of America, now Local Media Association, in 2011, 2010 and 2008, and was among "10 That Do It Right" by Editor & Publisher magazine in 2013. Before moving to Tucson in 2005, Humenik was editor for seven years at the Quad-City Times in Davenport, Iowa. He was honored as "Editor of the Year" in 2004 by Suburban Newspapers of America. The Times was named "Newspaper of the Year" in 2002 and 2003 by SNA and was recognized in 2002 as one of "10 Newspapers That Do It Right" by Editor & Publisher . Among many industry and community activities, he served as SNA/LMA chairman of the board in 2010 and 2013, is immediate past chairman of the LMA Foundation, and is a co-founder and chairman of the Tucson Festival of Books, the fourth largest book festival in the country. He began his career in the Chicago suburbs at age 15, working his way onto sports staffs at the Star Herald and the Daily Southtown . He has held newsroom management positions at The Cincinnati Enquirer and The Times of Northwest Indiana. He is a journalism graduate of Eastern Illinois University.

Robert Fleck

Mr. Robert Fleck is Vice President - Business Development of the company. He served as executive vice president of Tribune Publishing Company from 2013 to 2014. His career with Tribune also includes general manager and senior vice president for TRIBUNE365 and senior vice president of the Chicago Tribune Media Group. He is a graduate of Elmhurst College where he earned a bachelor's degree in business administration. He is a board member of the Illinois Press Association; the Better Business Bureau, Chicago; and Glenkirk, a charity serving disabled adults in the Chicago metropolitan area.

Herbert Moloney

Mr. Herbert W. Moloney, III, is Lead Independent Director of the Company. From December 2006 through July 2011, Mr. Moloney was President and Chief Operating Officer of Western Colorprint, Inc., a privately-held company that provided advertising supplements and commercial printing services to the publishing industry. From April 2005 to November 2006, Mr. Moloney was President and Publisher of the Washington Examiner. From 2000 to March 2005, Mr. Moloney was the Chief Operating Officer, North America, and an Executive Vice President of Vertis, Inc., a premium provider of targeted advertising and marketing solutions to leading retail and consumer services companies.

Richard Cole

Dr. Richard R. Cole is Independent Director of Lee Enterprises, Inc., since 2006. Dr. Cole is the John Thomas Kerr Jr. Distinguished Professor-Emeritus at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. From 1979 to 2005, Dr. Cole served as dean of the school and brings to the Board over 40 years experience in the profession of journalism and journalism-mass communications education.

Nancy Donovan

Ms. Nancy S. Donovan is Independent Director of Lee Enterprises, Inc. Ms. Donovan is a founding partner of Circle Financial Group, LLC, New York, NY, a wealth advisory and private equity firm, and the founding partner of Oakmont Partners, LLC, Lake Forest, IL, a private equity firm. From 1989 to 2001, Ms. Donovan was President and Chief Operating Officer of Morgan Stanley Credit Corporation, Riverwoods, IL. Prior to 1989, Ms Donovan was instrumental in the development of the Discover Card, and led all marketing and merchant sales.

Leonard Elmore

Mr. Leonard J. Elmore is Independent Director of Lee Enterprises, Inc. Mr. Elmore is an attorney. Mr. Elmore is also a basketball analyst for ESPN and CBS Sports. Mr. Elmore served as a board member of iHoops, the official youth basketball initiative of the NCAA and the NBA, from its inception in April 2009, and from May 2010 as its Chief Executive Officer, until October 2011. Prior to joining iHoops, Mr. Elmore was a partner with the law firm of Dreier LLP from September 2008 until December 2008, and senior counsel with the law firm of Dewey & LeBoeuf from 2004 to 2008. Mr. Elmore served as a trustee of the University of Maryland, and is a commissioner on the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics. Mr. Elmore also serves as a member of the board of directors and chairman of the nominating and corporate governance committee of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc.

Brent Magid

Mr. Brent Magid is Independent Director of Lee Enterprises Inc. Mr. Magid is President and Chief Executive Officer of Frank N. Magid Associates, Inc., a research-based strategy consulting company with expertise in a wide range of media. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Magid served as a director of Quattro Wireless, a mobile advertising company. Mr. Magid provides the Board with experience and insight into key marketing and advertising trends and related media industry strategies. Also, Mr. Magid provides his financial experience, including strong oversight of financial and disclosure responsibilities, procedures and controls, which qualify him to serve as Chairman of our Audit Committee and as its designated financial expert.

William Mayer

Mr. William E. Mayer is Independent Director of Lee Enterprises, Inc. Mr. Mayer is a founding partner of Park Avenue Equity Partners, L.P., New York, NY, a private equity firm. He is also a director of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation, a closed-end management investment company, Premier Inc., a public company in healthcare improvement with an alliance of hospitals and other providers, DynaVox Inc., a public company that develops products for those with speech, language or learning disabilities, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Columbia Group of Mutual Funds. Since 1976, Mr. Mayer has served on the boards of directors of 17 public companies, and as chairman of the boards of trustees of the University of Maryland, College Park, and The Aspen Institute. Mr. Mayer also served as a professor and dean of the College of Business and Management at the University of Maryland from 1992 to 1996.