The publisher and editor-in-chief of West Virginia Explorer Magazine, David Sibray has made a life’s work of exploring and promoting West Virginia. He conceived of creating the magazine in the late 1990s while a publisher of magazines for Thomson Newspapers.
Sibray was a founding member of West Virginia Group and was the marketing director for several state agencies and bureaus, including Theatre West Virginia and the Southern West Virginia Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Sibray was born at Wheeling, West Virginia, but spent his youth in Beckley, West Virginia. He attended both Wheeling Jesuit University and West Virginia University. He is a long-standing member of the board of the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia.