Meet the Press Enterprise Team
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.
A veteran journalist, John joined the Press Enterprise staff in 2020. He oversees the news reporters. Call John with your story ideas.
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.
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.
Hayley Zavislak covers northern Columbia County for the Press Enterprise. She’s been with the paper since 2018.
Julye Wemple was born in New York, raised in Danville and graduated from Bloomsburg University. She has written both sports and news since 2007 and now covers the southern end of Columbia County. Outside work, she enjoys watching hockey, particularly the Columbus Blue Jackets.
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.
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.
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.