Marty Bachman - Managing Editor, Palo Verde Valley Times & Quartzsite Times
Marty Bachman has been named managing editor of Western News&Info Inc.®’s Palo Verde Valley Times and Quartzsite Times.
Bachman comes to the Times newspapers from sister publication, The Daily Miner, in Kingman, Ariz., where he worked the sports desk as a writer, photographer and page designer.
“I look forward to the challenges this new position offers me,” Bachman said. “Blythe is a community with tremendous potential and hopefully the Times will take a leading role in helping to develop that potential.”
Prior to working in Kingman, Bachman was employed on the sports desk of the Oakland Press in Pontiac, Mich.
Past positions held include managing editor of the Siskiyou Daily News in Yreka, Calif.; reporter and graphic artist for the Mohave Valley Daily News in Bullhead City, Ariz.; and over six years spent as the publisher and editor of City Newspaper Group’s Colton, Grand Terrace, Loma Linda and Redlands newspapers in San Bernardino County.
In his spare time, Bachman likes to pump iron, in-line skate and play guitar.