About Us

O’Rourke Media Group is a local community newspaper, digital media and digital marketing solutions company.   Generally, we’re the number one source for local news and information in the communities we serve:  Arizona—Scottsdale, North Phoenix, Carefree, Cave Creek, Black Canyon City, New River, Anthem and Fountain Hills, Minnesota—Cannon Falls, Vermont—St. Albans, Milton, Colchester and Essex. Our affiliate, Wisconsin Media Group, covers Wisconsin—Kiel, Chilton, New Holstein, Ripon, Sheboygan and Green Lake.

Our digital marketing solutions is our fastest growing business.  We offer a full suite of cost-effective, ROI-driven products and solutions, supported by local sales, marketing, and fulfillment resources.

We completed four acquisitions in our first year (2019).  We’re focused on maintaining low debt leverage and making additional acquisitions in 2020 and over the next five years. 

Our Core Values:




Expect revenue growth




Hunt for efficiency-always

Embrace change

Challenge legacy work activity

Be Passionate about your work

Bring a positive attitude


Keep it simple

Have fun

Leadership Team

Joe Mathes

General Manager
Wisconsin Media Group

Ben Driver

General Manager Vermont

Kim Conner

Marketing Director

David Arkin

David Arkin

Chief Content & Product Officer