O’Rourke Media Group, a family-owned, growing media company, is the #1 provider of local news and information in the communities we serve.   We  provide a full suite of advertising solutions and digital marketing services through an experienced team of local marketing consultants.   

In Vermont, we publish through print and digital channels the St. Albans Messenger, Milton Independent, Essex Reporter and Colchester Sun.  Our Wisconsin Media Group consists of the Tri-County News, Tempo, Ripon Commonwealth Press, Green Laker and Express.  In each of our markets, we publish a variety of niche publications and host a number of events that provide added value to our readers and advertisers. 

O’Rourke Media Group provides a full suite of advertising solutions and digital marketing services to businesses and agencies through an experienced team of local Marketing Consultants.  We are proud to provide a multimedia platform for our clients to engage with our audiences.

Our Vision

It’s a great time to work in the media industry. Family-owned and with a contrarian business mindset, O’Rourke Media Group will build a technology and data-driven, digital media company while continuing to publish viable, core print publications and niche products.

Vermont Team

Kim Conner

Marketing Director

Ben Driver

Sales Director

Michelle Monroe

Executive Editor

Rachel Hayes

Office Manager

Ben Letourneau

Classifieds Manager

Chris Baker

Sr. Digital Marketing Consultant

Heather Young

Sr. Marketing Consultant

Jackson Thibault

Web Designer

Katya Andrievskaia

Graphic Designer

Lexi Boudreau

Graphic Designer

Derek Bratek

Graphic Designer

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

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281 North Main Street, St. Albans, VT 05478



606 Fremont Street, Kiel, WI 53042

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