William C. Marcil, Chairman
William Marcil began his newspaper career in 1961 at The Forum as a retail advertising salesman,followed by classified advertising manager, promotion direction, production manager, and assistant to the publisher. He became President and Publisher in 1969 upon death of his father-in-law, Norman D. Black, Jr., continuing the fourth generation of family ownership.
Bill Marcil Jr., President, CEO and Publisher
Bill Marcil is the fifth generation of his family to be publisher of The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. He also became president and CEO of Forum Communications Co. in 2014 when former President and CEO Lloyd Case retired after 32 years with the company. Bill was previously named chief operating officer of Forum Communications Co. in December 2012. Bill has worked at the newspaper more than 20 years in various departments. He was named publisher in 2010 when his father stepped down after 43 years as publisher. Bill also sits on the board of directors of Forum Communications Co., the Forum Communications Foundation and the William and Jane Marcil Family Foundation. He is active on numerous boards and committees.
Paul Amundson, Vice President Digital
Paul Amundson has been with FCC since 1987. He helped launch the digital initiatives for the company in 1996. FCC has more than 50 websites including newspaper and broadcast sites from a four state region; and also classified and niche websites targeted to areas of consumer interest.
John Hajostek, Vice President Finance and CFO
John Hajostek grew up in Moorhead, MN. Hajostek joined FCC in 2002 as Chief Financial Officer.
Hajostek worked for W.W. Wallwork, Inc., Fargo, from 1985 to 1996, where he was Controller. From 1996 to 2002, he was Corporate Controller for Transwest, Inc., a group of truck and trailer dealerships in Denver and the Rocky Mountain Region.
Dennis Hall, Vice President Commercial Printing
Dennis Hall has spent his entire professional career in Newspaper Publishing and Commercial Printing. Throughout the course of thirty-five years, he has worked in nine different newspaper markets in the upper Midwest. He has been active in the Inland Press Association, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Wisconsin Newspaper Association. Prior to being named Director of Operations for Forum Communications Printing (FCP), he held the position of Publisher of the Worthington Daily Globe and Director of Daily Newspapers for Forum Communications Company.