A Little About Us

Big Fish Works (aka Red Wing Publishing Co.) has been in operation for nearly 50 years. We are a second-generation, family-owned, Minnesota company that continues to grow. We have 12 established, local newspapers, an innovative digital marketing agency and two commercial printing facilities. Our primary business offices span Minnesota and are located in Hutchinson, International Falls, and Savage. Our corporate office is located in Red Wing, Minnesota.

Our newspapers are located in growth markets and our audience demographics are attractive to advertisers within and beyond our markets. We provide high-quality, unique content for our readers and engaging marketing opportunities for our clients. Our goal is to be the most trusted source for local news and advertising within the communities we serve.

Our digital marketing agency, Big Fish Digital Works offers full-service digital marketing solutions for businesses in our core news media markets, throughout Minnesota and reaches out to serve clients across the United States and Canada.

At Big Fish Works, we operate on these Core Values: Collaboration | Community | Integrity | Passion | Perseverance

Big Fish Works offers a wide range of services

Big Fish Works has a long history of producing award-winning newspapers throughout the state of Minnesota. Our mission statement says it all: “Great people. Growing communities through communication.”
Big Fish Digital Works is a full-service digital agency offering a complete suite of marketing products and services from website design to display advertising and search engine marketing.
Big Fish Print Solutions owns and operates two full-service printing plants in greater Minnesota. We do it all from brochures, magazines and posters to laminating and special commercial packaging.

We’re hiring high-caliber individuals who thrive in the fast-paced, ever-changing multi-media landscape.

Big Fish Works currently has 170 staff members working at nine Minnesota offices located in the Twin Cities metro area, central, and northern Minnesota.

If you’re interested in being part of an award-winning company that rewards and celebrates hard work, join us!

Open Positions


Non-exempt, full-time Southwest News Media, an affiliate of Big Fish Works, an award-winning news organization located in the southwest metro area of the Twin Cities, is looking for a motivated journalist to work in collaboration with a 19-member news team in covering...

Sports Journalist – Crow River Media

Crow River Media, an affiliate of Big Fish Works, is looking for a sports journalist with the skills and passion to go beyond traditional sports reporting. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and cover sports and news across the region for the Hutchinson Leader...


Exempt, full-time Reports to: Regional Editor Crow River Media, an affiliate of Big Fish Works, an award-winning news organization located in central Minnesota, is looking for an experienced journalist to work in our Litchfield Independent Review office, in...


ADVERTISING SALES EXECUTIVE Southwest News Media – Savage, MN Full-time, Base Salary plus Commission Southwest News Media, a division of Big Fish Works and located in Savage, MN, is looking to hire a career-minded individual who is passionate about...

Advertising Sales Executive – Hutchinson, MN

Job Description The Litchfield Independent Review and the Hutchinson Leader of the Crow River Media newspaper group, are seeking a professional outside advertising sales account executive to join our award-winning team of multi-media advertising sales professionals....