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 firms Equine Health Division.

Brad Hemze. Previously 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, 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.lessitermedia.com.