Feb 20, 2024 12:00 PM
Kate Klimesh
Driftless Multimedia LLC - Decorah Newspapers

DRC Sponsor: Lorraine Borowski

Since May 2021 Kate Klimesh has been the owner and managing editor of Driftless Multimedia, LLC, established at the time her family purchased Decorah Newspapers, the publishing company serving as the souce of the Decorah Public Opinion and the Driftless Journal. Ms. Klimesh will share how she got into the business, describe the workings of Driftless Multimedia, and talk about her vision of the future media landscape.

In the three years prior to ownership of Driftless Multimedia, Ms. Klimesh worked as Administrator of the Rowley Masonic Community; as Nursing Home Administrator for Continuum Health Care Services; and as Administrator of the Riceville Community Rest Home. Prior to 2018, she worked for over a decade in Business Development at Aase Haugen Senior Services in Decorah.

A native of Spillville, Ms. Klimesh received her B.A. in Biology, Psychology, and English from Luther College in 1992. She subsequently completed the Nursing Home Administrator Course through Des Moines Area Community College in 2017.


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