Bill Masterson Jr. is Regional Vice President of BH Media Group. He oversees newspapers in Alabama, Texas, Oklahoma, South Carolina, New Jersey and two locations in Virginia. Mr. Masterson also manages all of the company's production facilities.
Prior to joining BHMG in May 2013, Mr. Masterson was an Operating Vice President for Lee Enterprises overseeing media companies from New York to Oregon.
Mr. Masterson has been a daily newspaper publisher more than half his life. At the age of 26, he became one of the youngest daily newspaper publishers in the nation when he took over what is now the Black Hills Pioneer in South Dakota.
Mr. Masterson was recognized internationally by being named “Publisher of the Year” by the industry magazine Editor and Publisher in 2012. He has served on numerous boards and clubs. Mr. Masterson was honored as Optimist Club “Man of the Year” in both 1989 and 1990. He was also named Green and Gold Foundation “Booster of the Year” in 1995.
Mr. Masterson currently serves on the Executive board of the Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce.