Last Updated on Monday, 06 August 2012 13:49
Written by Saige Albert
Dennis Sun, Publisher
Dennis, a fourth generation rancher, has ranched all his life in central Wyoming. He purchased the Wyoming Livestock Roundup in 2006. Dennis is active in numerous agriculture organizations around the state.
Saige Albert, Editor
Saige graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2011
with a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology. Her interest in agriculture and communications led her to a position as assistant editor of the Roundup
following graduation. She also works to maintain and continue developing the Roundup website.
Saige grew up in Powell and was active in both 4-H and FFA, raising market hogs each year to show at county fair. Saige also worked as a diesel mechanic in Powell and with the Park County 4-H program prior to joining the Roundup
"I really love my job at the Roundup
," says Saige. "I get to meet amazing people everyday and spend time working to help people understand the most important industry in the world."
If you have any suggestions to continue improving the website, or any ideas for great stories for the Roundup
to follow, give Saige a call or email her from the Roundup
Tracy Alger, Production Coordinator
Tracy grew up on a ranch north of Lusk. After graduating from NAU
in Rapid City, S.D. with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing, she started working at the Roundup
as advertising director. After four years, she moved into the her current position as Production Coordinator, where she has worked for six years. Tracy works from home on a ranch outside Kaycee, where she lives with her husband Alvy, son Grady and daughter Bailee.
Tracy says of her job, "I love the challenge each week of making all of the elements of the newspaper fit together. The long hours and pressure of deadlines is sometimes overwhelming, but it's nice seeing the finished product and knowing that I put that edition together." Curt Cox, Livestock Services Representative
Curt was born and raised in Chugwater on a commercial cow-calf operation. In 2002, Curt graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Business and a minor in marketing.
After graduation, Curt started at the Roundup
and will be marking ten years this June. While he enjoys Wyoming and his job, Curt enjoys long walks on the beaches of Casper in his spare time. Curt, his wife Diane and twin boys Carter and Cooper live in Casper.
"With my job, I get to meet and interact with a large number of people involved in ranching," says Curt. "Those are the best kind of people on Earth!" Andrea Sun, Billing and Circulation Coming Soon!Denise Olson, Classified Advertising Manager
Originally from Casper, Denise is lives in Gillette with her husband Darin. Denise received a Bachelor's of Science degree in animal science from the University
of Wyoming. Following graduation, Denise joined the WPRA to rodeo part-time while working at the ranch. She eventually move on to rodeo professionally full-time.
Today, Denise works from her home in Gillette, selling classified ads. She started with the Roundup
in February of 2004, and this year will mark eight years with the paper.
"I love all of the great folks I meet," says Denise of her job. "I feel very fortunate because the Roundup
keeps me close to my agricultural roots."Jody Michelena, Advertising Director
Jody grew up in a ranching family in Shell. Since starting at the Roundup
eight years ago, Jody has really enjoyed her work in advertising.
"Working with our clients is my favorite part of this job," says Jody, who spends her time each day calling our advertisers, building ads and helping to continually expand the Roundup's
advertisers. Jody's daughter, Denise, also works at the Roundup
in classified advertising.
If you are interested in advertising with the Roundup
, Jody is the lady to call. She can help you to build an advertisement or place an existing ad in our paper. For any questions about rates or our special editions, email or call Jody.