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The Random Lengths Reporting and Editorial Staff
Feel free to contact any staff member. Call (888) 686-9925 in U.S. and Canada, or (541) 686-9925. Email addresses are below.
Jon Anderson, President/Publisher, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jon Anderson joined Random Lengths in 1974. He was named president and publisher in 1984-1985. Anderson graduated from Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., in 1971 with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He and his wife have a son in college and two grown children from his first marriage. Anderson was a competitive long distance runner from 1966-1984, and was a member of the U.S. Olympic Team in 1972 and won the Boston Marathon in 1973. Anderson’s hobbies include golf, skiing, jogging, and travel.
Shawn Church, Editor, email@example.com
Editor, RANDOM LENGTHS.
Reporting Assignments: Western S-P-F; Boards; Euro Boards; Veneer.
News Assignments: Housing/Monetary; Timber Supply/Resource Issues, Engineered Wood Products.
Shawn Church has been covering markets for Random Lengths since 1990. Before joining the company, he was a business reporter covering the timber and wood products industry in Roseburg, Oregon. He is a 1983 graduate of Oregon State University, with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in resource conservation. He was named editor of Random Lengths in 2003 following the retirement of veteran editor Burrle Elmore. He is married with three grown children. He is a sports fan (Oregon State Beavers, especially), and big-game hunter.
Jeff Redd, Associate Editor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Editor, DAILY WOODWIRE.
Reporting Assignments: Green Douglas Fir; Coast Dry Framing; OSB North/W.Canada.
News Assignments: Trade with Canada; Retail Market Indicators; Futures; Retail Outlook.
Jeff Redd joined Random Lengths in 1995. Previously he was a newspaper reporter, most recently as sports editor for The Olympian, Olympia, Washington. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Oregon. Jeff is married and has five children. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf and is an avid college football fan (especially of the Oregon Ducks).
Pete Malliris, Associate Editor, email@example.com
Reporting Assignments: Eastside & Central SYP; Treated SYP; OSB South.
News Assignments: Imports/Exports, International Markets; Transportation/Freight Rates.
Pete Malliris joined Random Lengths in January 2000. Previously he worked for 13 years as a reporter and editor for several newspapers in Oregon. Malliris graduated from the University of Oregon with a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1984. Pete is married and has four grown daughters. He enjoys golf, swimming, fishing, and being outdoors with his Labrador Retrievers.
Craig Murphy, Assistant Editor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Reporting Assignments: Eastern S-P-F; Cedar; Shakes & Shingles; Western Plywood.
News Assignments: Labor; Production/Curtailments
Craig Murphy joined Random Lengths in 2016 after 18 years working for newspapers and websites, most recently two weekly newspapers in Oregon. He has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Washington State University. Craig is married and has a son. In his free time, Craig enjoys camping, spending time with family and watching auto racing and football, especially his beloved Cougs.
Ted Shorack, Assistant Editor, email@example.com
Reporting Assignments: Westside SYP; Shop; Southern Plywood.
Ted Shorack joined Random Lengths in 2016 after working for newspapers in Oregon. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Oregon. He enjoys reading about history and finds time to hike, camp and play team sports in city leagues.
Joe Pruski, Assistant Editor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Reporting Assignments: Inland Dry Framing; Particleboard & MDF; Yardnotes..
Joe Pruski joined Random Lengths in April 2017 after working as a newspaper reporter and editor for six years. Most recently, Pruski served as associate editor of the DeForest Times-Tibune, a weekly paper near Madison, Wis. He and his wife live in Eugene. Out of the office Pruski enjoys hiking, biking and cheering on Chicago sports teams — especially his hometown Cubs.
The Random Lengths Subscriber Services Staff
Janna Land, Business Manager, email@example.com
Joy Knick, Subscriber Services, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Random Lengths Marketing and Production Staff
Nancy West, Marketing and Production Director, email@example.com
Terri Richards, Big Book Production Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
Amber Fitzgerald, Publishing Assistant, email@example.com
Marika Banyacski, Marketing and Design Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Random Lengths Computer Services Staff
Dan Guzman, Computer Services Manager, email@example.com
Rich Dudley, Computer Services, firstname.lastname@example.org