Lessiter Publications is pleased to announce the hiring of Brad Hemze as the new E-Media Director. He succeeds Jeremy McGovern, who had been serving in dual editorial/e-media role since 2011. McGovern was promoted earlier this summer to Executive Editor of the firm’s Equine Health Division.


Brad HemzePreviously a senior field tech engineer at Stamm Technologies, Hemze comes to Lessiter Publications with more than 10 years of experience in e-media. In addition to in-depth IT experience, his resume included positions of Interactive Director and Director of Digital & Interactive Services. He is experienced in project management and SEO as well as learning, mastering and implementing a wide array of technical programs. He earned degrees from North Dakota State Univ. and Trinity International Univ.

“We’re pleased Brad has joined our team and our growing E-Media department,” says Mike Lessiter, president. “In just two years, the E-Media Department has grown to a full department as several e-newsletters, websites, video series, webinars and digital editions were launched. In addition to the growth in our traditional print and event properties, we’re excited about the many opportunities to provide our audience-specific content across a variety of new media channels.”

Brad Hemze can be reached at bhemze@lesspub.com, 800-645-8455, ext. 436.

About Lessiter Publications: Lessiter Publications, Inc., Brookfield, Wis., was founded in 1981 by Frank and Pam Lessiter. The firm provides specialized content in the agricultural, equipment and equine fields through a variety of media, including magazines, newsletters, websites, conferences, books, DVDs, special reports and e-newsletters. For more information, visit www.lesspub.com.