Mike Hilfrink is a Quincy native and the third generation of his family to work at The Herald-Whig. He joined the newspaper as a reporter in 1970 after graduating with a degree in communications from the University of Illinois at Urbana, where he also worked at the Champaign-Urbana Courier. He joined the staff of The Daily Dispatch in Moline in 1975, holding a series of editorial positions before returning to The Herald-Whig as managing editor in 1984. Hilfrink was named executive editor in 2001 and has served as executive editor/general manager since 2009.
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