Michael Winter is President and Owner of Post Oak Media LLC. Post Oak Media is a multi- media publishing company specializing in both general interest and targeted publications. Post Oak Media Holdings include The Bowie News, North Texas Farm and Ranch Magazine, and other specialty niche publishing ventures throughout the North Texas area.
Michael graduated from Bowie High School in 1978. He attended Texas Tech University where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising in 1982.
Michael launched his professional career in Texas in 1983 as a sales executive at the Wichita Falls Times and Record News. During the ensuing years he held executive and directorial positions at the Abilene Reporter News, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, along with being co-owner of Mac Direct. Mac Direct was sold to Knight Ridder and the Star-Telegram in 1999. Winter returned to the Star-Telegram as Vice President in 1999 and left the company in 2011 as Senior Vice President when he purchased The Bowie News, the local company operated for many years by his late father, Jim Winter.
Mr. Winter has held board memberships on JC Penny Golden Rule Award, Goodwill Industries, Better Business Bureau, Junior Achievement, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Nation Officer/Bear Creek Federation Indian Princess, and various committees for the Crowne Plaza Invitation at Colonial PGA Golf Tournament.
Michael currently serves on three boards, Bowie Chamber of Commerce, TCU College of Communication Advisory Board and the Texas Press Association.
Michael is 54 years old and is married to Elizabeth Anne Winter for 30 years. They have two daughters Madelyn and Elizabeth.