mike_icon Board Member and Treasurer Mike Beck is general manager and executive editor for four Central Wisconsin media companies, including Daily Herald Media in Wausau,  Stevens Point Journal Media, Marshfield News-Herald Media and Tribune Media in Wisconsin Rapids.

Mike has served as a Kids Voting USA board member in Iowa and Wisconsin since 2000.

In addition to his work with Kids Voting USA – Wisconsin/Marathon County, Mike has helped lead a variety of initiatives to help foster community growth and showcase the  Wausau region’s outstanding people and programs. Those include:
An academic recognition program, including a regional Academic All Star celebration
A regional scholar athlete awards program
A Wausau Person of the Year initiative
A young professional recognition effort.

A Kansas native, Mike is a 1984 graduate of the University of Kansas. He has held reporting, editing and executive-level positions in the newspaper industry in Kansas, Florida, New York, Iowa and Wisconsin.

Mike can be reached at 715-845-0622, or at mbeck@gannett.com.