OTTAWA - Tom Bunch has been named distribution director of Ottawa Delivered, a new-media news service featuring a weekly newspaper and 24/7 online news programming that provides hyper-local coverage to the residents of Ottawa.
Ottawa Delivered features print and distribution models that will employ variable-data digital printing and address-specific delivery that empower readers to combine the customizability of the Web with the convenience and permanency of print. The strategy also allows the company to leverage reader data in new and innovative ways to provide customized reader experiences and advertiser opportunities. Online, OttawaDelivered.com provides daily news and makes use of leading social media tools to engage and grow its subscriber base.
Bunch recently served as circulation director for The Morris Daily Herald in Morris, part of Shaw Newspapers. Before that he was circulation director at The Times of Ottawa, and consultant to The Daily Herald of Kankakee, both part of The Small Newspaper Group. He also has served as home delivery manager of The Pantagraph, Bloomington, and circulation director at the NewsTribune, La Salle, The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich., and The Sun Newspapers in Cleveland, Ohio.
Bunch is chairman of Central States Circulation Manager's Association and serves on the NAA Circulation Federation.