Press Enterprise Writers

Jim Sachetti has been a newsman for 40 years, 27 as editor of the Press Enterprise. He writes the paper's daily editorial and the Roses and Thorns columns Saturday, Sunday and Monday. He also edits 30 Seconds.

Kristin Baver covers the Southside, with an interest in crime stories and social issues around the region. In her spare time she can be found boating with proper permits, doting on her ginger cat, and prepping for her next travel adventure.

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.

Shannon Flynn is a Hazleton native and Penn State graduate who's worked at the Press Enterprise since 2000. Primarily a layout editor, she contributes product reviews. She welcomes ideas and comments.

Tim Hare has been with the Press Enterprise since 2001, and has been sports editor since 2011. A Hazleton Area High School and Bloomsburg University graduate, Tim has been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors, the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association and the Associated Press Media Editors for his writing and page design. Tim is a proud father of two sons and a passionate lover of burritos.

Peter Kendron covers the only town in Pennsylvania for the Press Enterprise. Born and raised in Buffalo, N.Y., he's been telling stories of Bloomsburg for the past decade.

John-Erik Koslosky
Reporter/Web Content Editor
John-Erik Koslosky spends most of his work life on the PE website, but he also likes to spin a good yarn or rake some muck now and again. Off the clock, he can often be found on his bike, lost in the woods with hopes to emerge before dark.

Chris Krepich, a Berwick native, covers the Danville area. Outside work, he can be found behind the drum set of classic rock band Beef.

Michael Lester covers Geisinger, northern Columbia County and whatever else crosses his desk. A native of the Poconos, he studied journalism at Bloomsburg University, graduating in 1995. He joined the Press Enterprise while in college.

Gary K. Pang, a native of Hong Kong, arrived in the United States with his family in 1989. Pang grew up in the Bronx and graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in New York, earning a liberal-arts degree. He started at the Press Enterprise in 2005. Pang also studies the discipline of kendo.

Michael Reich is a native of the Hazleton area and a proud Penn State graduate. He has worked at the Press Enterprise since November 2000, starting as a reporter before becoming copy editor. He is also the author of "The Buzz."

Dan Reilly
Assistant Sports Editor
Assistant 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.

Adam Roberts began writing for the Press Enterprise in 2011. A Bloomsburg High School graduate, Adam covers mostly football and wrestling.

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.

Damien Scoblink began writing for the Press Enterprise in the summer of 2010, and he has been honored for his writing by the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association. He is a Berwick native who graduated from Temple University in 2008 with a degree in elementary education. As he has no athletic ability himself, sports writing seemed like a reasonable alternative to actually participating.

Casey Snyder started working at the Press Enterprise in the summer of 2010. He worked for Steve McCloskey in the Mansfield University sports Information department from 2005-09, covering field hockey, soccer, football, basketball, swimming, baseball and softball.

Julye Wemple was born in New York, raised in Danville and graduated from Bloomsburg University. She has written both sports and news since 2007. Outside work, she enjoys watching hockey, particularly the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Michael Reich is a native of the Hazleton area and a proud Penn State graduate. He has worked at the Press Enterprise since November 2000, starting as a reporter before becoming copy editor. He is also the author of "The Buzz."