Having founded his first magazine at 19 years old, Dave Yonkman began his professional career at The Holland Sentinel in Holland, Mich. His background in political journalism led him to serve as the Director of Communications for two Committee Chairmen in the U.S. House of Representatives.
He later broke ground as the Washington Correspondent for Newsmax Media, among the nation’s fastest growing multimedia news organization. His 15 years in Washington, D.C. positioned him at the intersection of the highest levels of business and public policy.
His work has taken him throughout the United States, the Baltics and Eastern Europe.
He launched DYS Media, LLC in 2013 in the nation’s capital to support businesses and associations with nationally focused media relations services. In 2017 he opened a second office in Holland, Mich. to serve the Midwest.
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Prior to joining DYS Media, Meagan Beck reported on crime and public safety at the Kalamazoo Gazette for the MLive Media Group.
She began her career with MLive as an editorial intern for The Grand Rapids Press before proceeding to cover government and K-12 education for The Muskegon Chronicle.
Beck is a native of Lansing. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University, where she majored in journalism. She served in various editorial and managerial capacities with The State News, where she earned several awards for feature writing and general news reporting.
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