McALLEN, Texas–AIM Media Texas, LLC has announced the appointment of Stephan T. Wingert as publisher at The Monitor and as regional vice president with responsibility for all publications and digital offerings in the Rio Grande Valley. The appointment is effective Nov. 5.
Wingert joins AIM and returns to McAllen from his current positions as regional vice president for the Pacific region of Freedom Communications, Inc. and as publisher at the Daily Press/Desert Dispatch in Victorville, Calif. He has served as in that position since 2011 with direct responsibility for five daily newspapers located in Victorville, Barstow, Porterville and Marysville, Calif. and Yuma, Ariz. and he has served as publisher in Victorville since 2004.
Earlier in his career, Wingert served in a variety of increasingly responsible roles at The Monitor including general manager from 2000 to 2004, director of operations from 1998 to 2000, production director from 1995 to 1998, systems manager from 1993 to 1995 and various circulation department positions from 1987 to 1993.