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Mike Murphy has more than 25 years experience in HVACR manufacturing, product development, marketing, sales, and publishing. Murphy holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration & Marketing.

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Kyle Gargaro, Editor-in-Chief
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Kyle Gargaro has been with The NEWS for eight years. First as News and Legislation Editor, then as Managing Editor, and now as Editor-in-Chief. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism.

Herb Woerpel
Herb Woerpel, Managing Editor
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Herb is responsible for making sure each issue of The NEWS is delivered to subscribers on time and error-free. He serves as the liaison between the art and editorial departments and is heavily involved in the production process. He joined BNP Media in 2011, most recently serving as News and Legislation Editor with The NEWS. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Central Michigan University.

Greg Mazurkiewicz

Greg Mazurkiewicz, Web Editor
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Greg handles the day-to-day operations of The NEWS' website,, including the Extra Edition page, which offers additional online-exclusive articles. He has over 30 years experience as a writer and editor. He holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism and a master's degree in Business Management.

Peter Powell

Peter Powell, Refrigeration Editor
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Peter was formerly Editor/Publisher of Service & Contracting, where he gained his refrigeration experience. Among his duties, Powell is responsible for the monthly Refrigeration Zone sections in The NEWS.

Joanna R. Turpin, Contributing Editor

Joanna R. Turpin, Contributing Editor

Joanna has been with BNP Media since 1991, first heading up the company’s technical book division. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Washington and worked on her master’s degree in technical communication at Eastern Michigan University.

Jen Anesi

Jen Anesi, Legislation Editor
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Jen’s responsibilities include covering legislation relevant to the HVACR industry, as well as producing the monthly App Zone and Project Files departments and managing the East Regional Report. She has three years writing and editing experience and holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Oakland University.

Kimberly Schwartz

Kimberly Schwartz, Contributing Editor

Prior to joining The NEWS in 2010, Kimberly worked on other BNP Media publications. She writes cover stories and focus articles. She holds a bachelor's degree in English from Brigham Young University.


Nicole Krawcke

Nicole Krawcke, Business Management Editor
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Nicole is responsible for covering the business management beat for The NEWS, as well as producing the weekly FYI and Newsline features. She has three years of writing and editing experience and holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Michigan State University.

Nick Kostora

Nick Kostora, Products and Education Editor
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Nick produces the weekly What’s New and monthly Training Track, Project Files, and Letters to the Editor departments, among other responsibilities. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Online Journalism from Central Michigan University.

Ron Rajecki

Ronald Rajecki, Refrigeration Editor
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Ron Rajecki, an editor with more than 20 years of experience covering the HVAC industry, is refrigeration editor of The NEWS. Rajecki has received numerous awards for his writing and editing, including two Jesse H. Neal certificates for editorial excellence.

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