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Staff List

Kendra Majors : Publisher

Kendra Majors

Publisher

Kendra Majors is publisher of the Star-News. A Brantley native, she earned a bachelor's degree in print journalism and art from Troy University.  She has worked at five newspapers during her nearly 12 years with Boone Newspapers including three stints at the Andalusia Star-News beginning in 2010. She previously served as publisher of The Brewton Standard. She also has worked at The Troy Messenger, The Luverne Journal and The Lowndes Signal.

kendra.majors@andalusiastarnews.com
Ruck Ashworth : Advertising manager

Ruck Ashworth

Advertising manager

Ruck Ashworth has worked at the Andalusia Star-News for 27 years. He serves as advertising manager. He's an avid Alabama Crimson Tide fan, and is married to Patty. They have one son, David.

ruck.ashworth@andalusiastarnews.com
Jill Blanton Prevett : Multi-media marketing rep

Jill Blanton Prevett

Multi-media marketing rep

Jill Prevett has worked for the Star-News for the past 18 years. She is an Andalusia native and AHS graduate. She has a degree from Auburn, and has served as a marketing rep during her tenure here. She is married to Steven and they have two children.

jill.prevett@andalusiastarnews.com
Christopher Smith : News editor

Christopher Smith

News editor

Christopher Smith serves as news editor at the Star-News. He joined the staff at the end of 2017, and has honed his skills as a reporter and was promoted to news editor in 2019. He serves as the primary news and sports reporter for all of Covington County. Christopher is an aspiring novelist and is a musician. He is an Andalusia native and graduated from Andalusia High School. He performed with the LBWCC Ensemble during his tenure there.

christopher.smith@andalusiastarnews.com
Lisa Eisenberger : Office Manager

Lisa Eisenberger

Office Manager

Lisa Eisenberger joined the Star-News in August 2019. Originally from Mississippi, she holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Southern Mississippi. Lisa serves as office manager for the Star-News as well as photographer for our Absolutely Andalusia magazine. When she's not at the Star-News, Lisa is a professional photographer. She and her husband, Clifford, have two daughters.

lisa.eisenberger@andalusiastarnews.com
Chris Halford : Circulation Manager

Chris Halford

Circulation Manager

Chris Halford joined the Andalusia Star-News in fall of 2010. He worked his way from mailroom inserter to mailroom manager. He also has served as a carrier for the Star-News. In August 2019, he joined the Star-News as circulation manager. He is a Covington County native and attended Straughn High School. He is an avid Auburn Tigers fan and enjoys spending time with his son.

chris.halford@andalusiastarnews.com