Staff members are listed alphabetically within their functional departments. In addition to email contacts, they can all be reached at 585-529-9530 (or 1-800-600-3628 outside of the Rochester, NY, local calling area), unless otherwise indicated.
Karen Franz, General Manager/Editor
Oversees the administrative, advertising and graphics departments, in addition to serving as the newspaper's editor in chief.
Debra Kleinow, Office Manager
Handles advertising accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll and board relations.
Chloe Longabaugh, Circulation Coordinator
Takes care of our subscribers; also edits the Diocesan Directory.
Lynne Shelanskey, Advertising Manager
Fonda Gaines, Advertising Sales Associate
Jennifer Ficcaglia, Assistant Editor
Manages the newsroom's day-to-day activity, assigns stories and edits copy.
Jennifer Burke, Staff Writer
Reports on the Finger Lakes region and eastern Monroe County.
Gina Capellazzi New Media Coordinator
John Haeger, Staff Photographer
Annette Jiménez Staff Writer
Annette covers central Monroe County for the Catholic Courier and has primary reporting duties for its sister publication, El Mensajero Católico. She is fully bilingual (Spanish). Call her at 585-303-8651.
Mike Latona, Staff Writer
Reports on the Southern Tier and western Monroe County.
Jeff Witherow, Staff Photographer
Matt Saxon, Graphics Manager
Linda Rivers, Graphic Artist