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The Newark Post, a weekly newspaper serving Greater Newark, has emerged as the leading source of news and information for western New Castle County through the website and its print edition that is distributed to businesses and newstands throughout Newark. It publishes on Fridays. 


David Fike

President & Publisher, APG Media of Chesapeake

David Fike started with Chesapeake Publishing & Printing in 1992 as an Advertising Account Executive for one of their weekly newspapers.  During his career with the company, he held the positions of Retail Advertising Manager, Advertising Director, Director of Advertising & Marketing, General Manager, Publisher, Regional Vice President, and to his current position.  As President & Publisher, he is responsible for eleven newspapers, three magazines, six websites, and five mobile apps covering nine counties in Maryland & Delaware.  The print publications include a six-day daily, a three-day daily, and nine weekly newspapers, plus two monthly magazines and one semi-annual magazine.  Every week nearly a million people read one the publications, websites, or mobile apps that he manages.

David is the past President of the Maryland Delaware D.C. Press Association and Press Services, past Chairman of the Talbot County Chamber of Commerce and has served previously on the board of directors for Talbot Mentors, The United Fund of Talbot County, Cecil County Chamber of Commerce, and the Maryland Delaware D.C. Press Foundation.

He currently serves as the President for Brighter Christmas Fund, a regional non-profit fund that has given over two and a half million dollars, since the funds inception, to families in need during the Christmas season.  He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Talbot Bank and on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Delaware D.C. Press Association  He is active member of Easton Rotary and various other local groups, committees, and youth sporting organizations.

David is a graduate of The University of Maryland College Park and graduated with a degree in Business Management and resides on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Phone: 410-770-4040


Editor: Josh Shannon

Executive Editor: Jake Owens

Reporter: Brooke Schultz

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