President and CEO
Austin Ayers is the current President and CEO of Butler Dispatch LLC. Ayers founded Butler Dispatch LLC in April of 2017. Growing to be the largest news media outlet in Butler County, Ayers decided to outreach to several other editors to help bring Butler County the latest, and honest, unbiased news possible.
David Shaw is the Sr. Publisher for Butler Dispatch LLC. Providing our online news outlet with great content, Shaw has been a continued asset to the growing of Butler Dispatch for the past several months, and many years to follow.
Brandon Osche established his online career with Butler Dispatch after interning at several freelance journalism blogs. Osche continues to write for Butler Dispatch even after working a separate job. Osche will usually be the main editor for police reports and court news.
Janice Calko is the newest editor at Butler Dispatch and for the Butler County region. Calko provided daily news updates as the Social Media Manager for a well known local outlet before transferring to Butler Dispatch, to better her career.
Kristin Bonatch was a staff writer and forecaster for the Pennsylvania Weather Authority before the company merged into Butler Dispatch LLC. Kristin will provide Butler County with daily weather forecasts, severe weather updates, and “space weather” news.