Chief Executive Officer and Publisher
Jerry is the managing director of the Office for Communications and editor of The Catholic Accent. He is responsible for the diocese’s public and media relations efforts and oversees the operation of the newspaper. A member of the Catholic press since 1996, he joined the staff of The Catholic Accent in 2000. He also has served in public relations and publications positions in Catholic higher education. Jerry is a parishioner of Our Lady of Grace Parish, Greensburg.
Beth is managing editor of The Catholic Accent and assistant director of communications. She manages the day-to-day operations of the newspaper and assists with media relations for the diocese. Beth has nearly 15 years of experience working for the diocese and its newspaper. She is a parishioner of St. Margaret Mary Parish, Lower Burrell, and has been involved in many ministries. Her favorite is serving as a presider for Liturgy of the Word for children.
Secretary/Circulation Data Coordinator
Nancy is responsible for maintaining the newspaper’s subscription database and managing name and address changes for subscribers. She serves as a proofreader for the newspaper and composes all the Around the Diocese announcements. Nancy also serves as the receptionist for the newspaper, the Office for Communications and Information Technologies. Nancy is a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Parish, Irwin, where she volunteers as an extraordinary minister of holy Communion and lector.
Mary serves as the photographer/multimedia specialist for events across the four counties of the Diocese of Greensburg, which appear in The Catholic Accent newspaper and/or the diocesan Web site. She is also responsible for archiving images for use in diocesan communications, creating web based photo galleries, as well as audio and video packages in support of diocesan initiatives. Mary is a parishioner of St. Bruno Parish, Greensburg.
As production coordinator, Val is responsible for designing pages and editing. She is also an occasional contributing writer. She has more than 20 years’ experience in journalism and communications, having previously worked in a full-time staff position for The Catholic Accent and the Tribune Review in Greensburg. Val serves as a church organist.
Beth is responsible for coordinating all aspects of display and classified advertising for The Catholic Accent, including sales, promotions and recordkeeping. Beth joined the staff on a full-time temporary basis in April 2015 and become the full-time advertising representative in September 2015. She has more than 20 years of experience in sales and marketing. Beth is a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Scottdale.
Maria is a contributing writer at the Catholic Accent. She has more than 20 years of experience working at various publications in the Pittsburgh area. A member of Mount St. Peter Parish, New Kensington, Maria serves in a number of volunteer capacities there and within the community.