About Us

About NewsSimply

NewsSimply.com is the online destination for readers who want local news and information quickly and easily. It collects news from close to 50 credible sources throughout the region and presents the information all in one easy to read format. NewsSimply is available on the web, as an e newsletter and on a mobile smart phone. NewsSimply is for people on the go who want to stay up to date and informed.

The offices of NewsSimply are located at 477 Congress Street, Suit 1105, Portland ME 04101. Contact us by phone (603) 387-5160, email by mark@conwaydailysun.com or Debbie Pierce phone (207) 482-9039 or email Debbie@newssimply.com

The Team

Stefan Willimann - Founder
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Stefan brings leadership as well as a ton of innovation and media excellence to the Simply team. From lessons learned selling and managing radio station sales teams to holding the post of Vice President, Strategic Sales Marketing for CBS in NYC; Stefan has always been on the leading edge of how consumers interact and respond to ad supported media. In fact, he is one of 22 noted experts in Emerging Media Trends as noted in The International Media Outlook Book by Lauren Darr (2010).

During the expansion of broadband access in the US, Stefan was the principal partner of BMS, Inc., a marketing services company that produced on air and on line TV/cable programming. His team pioneered in delivering streaming video messages to online audiences earning his company awards and sales that exceeded $10 million.

Most recently Stefan was Executive Director of Interactive and Print development for Maine Today Media the owner of 12 different web sites including 3 newspaper brands based in Portland, Maine. Stefan had a great time attending and graduating from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He blames this fact among other things on Bourbon Street, The Neville Brothers and “Les bon temps rouller”.

Debbie Pearce - Operations Manager
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Debbie learned how to be the "we can figure that out" person as the Online Production Coordinator for Maine Today Media for four years and was responsible for coordinating all of the online advertising campaigns for 13 websites. Prior to that, she worked as a Computer Operator and Helpdesk Coordinator for eight years. Debbie studied Art and Design at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, NJ and is the author of her Facebook daily blog "Three Good Things About Today".