Address: 141 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park, Illinois 60302
Phone: 708 -366-0600
Circulation: Jill Wagner-jill@oakpark.com
Advertising Inquiries: Marc Stopeck-marc@oakpark.com

Lourdes Nicholls

Senior Media Strategist

Lourdes, a Berkeley California native, has called Oak Park home for 30 years. She joined Wednesday Journal in 1995 and has been an integral part of the company ever since. When not pitching stories for Growing Community Media writers, Lourdes loves hanging out with her friends and family while uncovering new information in her family tree. 



Marc Stopeck

Display Advertising Manager

Marc Stopeck has been an Advertising Rep at Growing Community Media for 30 years. He has also won awards for his work in creating ad campaigns for his clients. Stopeck is also the artist/writer of “Shrubtown,” Wednesday Journal’s weekly editorial cartoon.


Mary Ellen Nelligan

Classified Advertising and Legal Notices

After 10 years living in Oak Park and reading the Wednesday Journal, Mary Ellen joined its staff in 2015.  She is responsible for Classified ad sales and Legal Notice placements.


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