Like North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun

closed 2/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, acquired North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun

synopsis: Paxton Media Group, a family-owned media company, has acquired the North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun, a newspaper publisher in Indiana. The Plain Dealer & Sun publishes two weekly newspapers that provide the latest news in the Jennings County area. They cover sports, obituaries, events and more.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
target: North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun
The North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun is a newspaper publisher in Indiana. The Plain Dealer & Sun publishes two weekly newspapers, the North Vernon Sun and the North Vernon Plain Dealer. Their papers provide the latest news in the Jennings County area. They cover sports, obituaries, events and more.
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, acquired The Pine Bluff Commercial

synopsis: The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the oldest daily newspaper in Arkansas, has acquired the Pine Bluff Commercial from Gannett Media Corp., a leading media and marketing company. The Pine Bluff Commercial is a weekly newspaper in Pine Bluff, Arkansas that provides local news about sports, lifestyle, obituaries, classifieds, jobs, cars, and homes.
buyer parent: Wehco Media, Inc.
buyer: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is the oldest daily newspaper in Arkansas. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is the state's leading news source in print and online. They provide up-to-the minute news on everything from the state government to local sports. "
target parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
target: The Pine Bluff Commercial
The Pine Bluff Commercial is a weekly newspaper in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. The Pine Bluff Commercial publishes the latest news in Pine Bluff and Jefferson County. The paper provides local news about sports, lifestyle, obituaries, classifieds, jobs, cars, and homes.
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announced 6/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

The Press News Group will be merged with The Sag Harbor Express,

synopsis: The Press News Group will merge with the Sag Harbor Express, an award winning weekly newspaper. New York-based Press News Group publishes The Southampton Press, The East Hampton Press, and 27east.com. Their newspapers cover news, community, sports, Hampton life, real estate, events, food, and more.
buyer: The Sag Harbor Express
The Sag Harbor Express is an award winning weekly newspaper. The Sag Harbor Express the news and events of the towns of East Hampton and Southampton as well as the communities of North Haven and Noyac. They also publish a series of monthly magazines under the banner of The Express Magazine. "
target: The Press News Group
The Press News Group is a New York-based publishing company. The Press News Group publishes The Southampton Press, The East Hampton Press, and 27east.com. Their newspapers cover news, community, sports, Hampton life, real estate, events, food, and more.
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closed 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Whip It Media, Inc., acquired The Valley Breeze

synopsis: Breeze Publications Inc., the publisher of The Valley Breeze, has been sold to Whip It Media. The Valley Breeze was founded in 1996 by Publisher Thomas V. Ward, of Cumberland, and Deputy Publisher James E. Quinn, of Lakeville, Mass. The Valley Breeze is a weekly source of news in the Blackstone Valley, a region of Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
buyer: Whip It Media, Inc.
Whip It Media helps media partners across the country unlock the power of advertising. Falling under its umbrella are the newspapers The Fairfax Times and The Washington Suburban Press Network (WSPN), as well as its digital agency; Media Prowler. "
target: The Valley Breeze
The Valley Breeze was founded in 1996 by Publisher Thomas V. Ward, of Cumberland, and Deputy Publisher James E. Quinn, of Lakeville, Mass. The Valley Breeze is the source of news in the Blackstone Valley. It is a New England Distinguished Newspaper of the Year and the top weekly in Rhode Island.
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announced 5/15/2019 via Company Press Release

The Wilson Times Co., will acquire The Zebulon Times and The Southern Nash News

synopsis: The Wilson Times, a daily newspaper in Wilson, North Carolina, will acquire The Zebulon Times, a weekly newspaper in Zebulon, North Carolina and The Southern Nash News, a weekly digital and print newspaper that provides news and sports for Southern Nash County. They will merge with Wilson Times' current publications.
buyer: The Wilson Times Co.
The Wilson Times is a daily newspaper in Wilson, North Carolina. The paper covers the local news, area high school sports, state, city and county government, public and private schools, agriculture, public safety and much more. Their website also provides breaking news, videos, and podcasts. "
target: The Zebulon Times and The Southern Nash News
The Zebulon Times is a weekly newspaper that focuses on Zebulon, North Carolina and the surrounding communities. The Southern Nash News is a weekly digital and print newspaper that provides hyper-local news and sports for Southern Nash County, North Carolina.
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closed 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Hearst Connecticut Media Group, purchased 7 Weekly Newspapers from HAN Network

synopsis: Hearst Connecticut Media Group, a media company comprised of newspapers and websites, has acquired 7 weekly newspapers from Hersam Acorn Newspapers (HAN Network), a traditional and new media firm. The papers include The Ridgefield Press, The Wilton Bulletin, New Canaan Advertiser, The Darien Times, The Shelton Herald, and The Milford Mirror.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: Hearst Connecticut Media Group
Hearst Connecticut Media Group is a media company comprised of eight daily newspapers, 20 weekly newspapers, and 21 websites. Their portfolio includes The News-Times in Danbury, Stamford Advocate, Darien News, Fairfield Citizen, Westport News, CTHouseHunter.com, InGearCT.com, and more. "
seller: HAN Network
The 7 weekly papers include The Ridgefield Press, The Wilton Bulletin, New Canaan Advertiser, The Darien Times, The Shelton Herald, The Trumbull Times and The Milford Mirror. The papers belong to Hersam Acorn Newspapers (HAN Network), a traditional and new media firm.
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closed 8/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Oklahoma Gazette merged with OKCTalk,

synopsis: Oklahoma Gazette has merged with OKCTalk, a highly trafficked independent news and discussion website based in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma Gazette is a free, weekly independent alt-weekly newspaper in Oklahoma City and Central Oklahoma. The paper provides news coverage about local politics, business, nonprofit activity, food, education, music and more.
buyer: OKCTalk
Founded in 2004, OKCTalk is a highly trafficked independent news and discussion website based in Oklahoma City. OKCTalk provides news and chat forums that cover the topics of development & buildings, restaurants, retail, business, nostalgia, sports, entertainment, politics, and more. "
target: Oklahoma Gazette
Founded 1979, Oklahoma Gazette is a free, weekly independent alt-weekly newspaper in Oklahoma City and Central Oklahoma. The paper provides news coverage about local politics, business, nonprofit activity, food, education, theater, music, and actions that affect Oklahoma's quality of life.
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closed 8/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Viestintä Vallin Oy, acquired Luoteisväylä

synopsis: Viestintä Vallin Oy, a company in Finland that publishes newspapers, has acquired Luoteisväylä from Alma Media, a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. Luoteisväylä is a local weekly newspaper in Finland. Luoteisväylä covers the topics of local news, sports, weather, and lifestyle.
buyer: Viestintä Vallin Oy
Viestintä Vallin Oy is a company in Finland that publishes newspapers. The company is managed by Tapio Vallin. Tapio has over 40 years of journalism experience serving the Satakunta region. "
target parent: Alma Media Oyj
target: Luoteisväylä
Luoteisväylä is a local weekly newspaper in Finland. The paper is published and distributed in the Ahlainen, Noormarkku, Pomarkku, and Siikainen areas and covers the topics of local news, sports, weather, and lifestyle.
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closed 6/20/2018 via Company Press Release

The Wilson Times Co., acquired The Spring Hope Enterprise

synopsis: The Wilson Times, a daily newspaper in Wilson, North Carolina, has acquired the Spring Hope Enterprise, a weekly community newspaper. The Spring Hope Enterprise provides comprehensive local news coverage for Spring Hope, Bailey, Middlesex, and adjacent communities.
buyer: The Wilson Times Co.
The Wilson Times is a daily newspaper in Wilson, North Carolina. The paper covers the local news, area high school sports, state, city and county government, public and private schools, agriculture, public safety and much more. Their website also provides breaking news, videos, and podcasts. "
target: The Spring Hope Enterprise
Founded in 1947, the Spring Hope Enterprise is a weekly community newspaper. The Spring Hope Enterprise provides comprehensive local news coverage for Spring Hope, Bailey, Middlesex, and adjacent communities. The paper is distributed at newsstands and mailed to regular subscribers every Wednesday.
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announced 5/30/2018 via Company Press Release

Iliffe Media Ltd, will acquire Newark Advertiser

synopsis: Iliffe Media, a family-owned publisher based in Milton, is set to acquire the Newark Advertiser and its associated website and publications, including the Newark Trader, based in Newark, Nottinghamshire. The Newark Advertiser has provided news to the town of Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK since 1854.
buyer parent: Yattendon Group PLC
buyer: Iliffe Media Ltd
Iliffe Media is a family-owned publisher based in Milton. They publish the Cambridge Independent, a new newspaper and website for the Cambridge region. Their aim is to offer a high quality, trustworthy, useful and entertaining service to the community of Cambridge and its surrounding region. "
target: Newark Advertiser
The Newark Advertiser has provided news to the town of Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK since 1854. They offer local news, sports, lifestyle and job postings.
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closed 4/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Tamedia AG, acquired Basler Zeitung AG

synopsis: Tamedia, the leading private Swiss media group, has acquired Basler Zeitung from Zeitungshaus AG, a Swiss newspaper publisher. Basler Zeitung is a daily newspaper in Switzerland provides up-to-date news about Basel, Switzerland, sports, automobiles, and more. Basler Zeitung also publishes BaZ Kompakt, a free weekly newspaper.
buyer: Tamedia AG (SWX:TAMN:$1,075.04)
Tamedia is the leading private Swiss media group. The digital platforms as well as the daily and weekly newspapers and magazines of Tamedia provide an overview, topic classifications and great selections. The company founded in 1893 employs approximately 3,400 employees. "
target parent: Zeitungshaus AG
target: Basler Zeitung AG
Basler Zeitung is a daily newspaper in Switzerland. Basler Zeitung has 105,000 readers and provides up-to-date news about Basel, Switzerland, sports, automobiles, and more. They also publish BaZ Kompakt, a free weekly newspaper that focuses on culture, society, politics and sport.
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closed 1/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Rappahannock News, acquired InsideNoVa.com

synopsis: Rappahannock Media LLC, the publisher of the Rappahannock News, has bought InsideNoVa.com from Northern Virginia Media Services. InsideNoVa is Northern Virginia’s leading news web site, with 2 million page views and 500,000 unique visitors a month. The sale also includes the InsideNoVa/Prince William and InsideNoVa/North Stafford weekly newspapers.
buyer: Rappahannock News
Rappahannock News is a weekly newspaper published by Rappahannock Media in Rappahannock County, Virginia. Rappahannock Media also publishes the Culpeper Times weekly newspaper, as well as the Lifestyle magazines serving Warrenton, Haymarket and Gainesville and the Piedmont Virginian magazine. "
target: InsideNoVa.com
InsideNoVa.com is Northern Virginia's leading news, sports, traffic and weather website. InsideNoVa also publishes two weekly community newspapers, InsideNoVa/Prince William and InsideNoVa/North Stafford, which together reach more than 40,000 households a week.
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announced 12/22/2017 via PR Newswire

Mark D. Ein, will acquire Washington City Paper

synopsis: Mark D. Ein, an investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist, will acquire the Washington City Paper from SouthComm, the nation’s second largest publisher of alternative weeklies. The Washington City Paper is an alternative weekly newspaper. The paper gives readers a look at urban issues and politics, restaurants, and the pros and cons of their city.
buyer: Mark D. Ein
Mark D. Ein is an investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist, who has created, acquired, invested in and built a series of growth companies across a diverse set of industries. Mr. Ein has led over $1.5 billion of private equity, venture capital and public company investments. "
target parent: SouthComm Communications, Inc.
target: Washington City Paper
The Washington City Paper is a U.S. alternative weekly newspaper serving the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. The Washington City Paper gives readers a look at urban issues and politics, arts and entertainment, restaurants, and the pros and cons of their city.
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closed 10/25/2017 via Company Press Release

DBC Communications inc., acquired Les 2 Rives

synopsis: DBC Communications, a publisher of French-language weekly newspapers in America, has acquired Les 2 Rives from TC Media, a provider of print and digital publishing products in Canada. Les 2 Rives is a weekly French newspaper in Sorel-Tracy, Canada. The paper covers various subjects, including news, sports, culture, community, and lifestyle.
buyer: DBC Communications inc.
DBC Communications inc. publishes Le Courrier de Saint-Hyacinthe, the longest-running French-language weekly newspaper in America. The company also publishes L'Oeil Régional, Le Clairon de Saint-Hyacinthe, La Pensée de Bagot, and Gestion et Technologies Agricoles. "
target parent: TC Transcontinental
target: Les 2 Rives
Les 2 Rives is a weekly French newspaper in Sorel-Tracy, Canada. The paper covers various subjects, including news, sports, culture, community, and lifestyle. It also includes an obituary, jobs, classifieds, and automobile section.
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closed 10/4/2017 via PR Newswire

American Hometown Publishing Inc., acquired Lake Norman Publications

synopsis: American Hometown Publishing Inc., an independent media company that operates newspapers, websites and magazines, has acquired Lake Norman Publications from Newsman LLC, a publisher of newspapers. Lake Norman Publications publishes three weekly and two monthly newspapers in the Lake Norman area and north Charlotte.
buyer parent: West End Holdings, LLC
buyer: American Hometown Publishing Inc.
Formed in 2005, American Hometown Publishing Inc. (AHP) is an independent media company that operates newspapers, websites and magazines in Virginia, Tennessee, Florida and Oklahoma. In addition, AHP operates Hometown Digital Solutions, its proprietary digital marketing services platform. "
target parent: Newsman LLC
target: Lake Norman Publications
Lake Norman Publications publishes three weekly and two monthly newspapers in the Lake Norman area and north Charlotte. They’re committed to covering the news, events and people that make their communities great. The company's flagship paper is The Herald Weekly.
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closed 7/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

Telegraph Media Group, acquired East Bay Express

synopsis: Telegraph Media, the publisher of Oakland and Alameda magazines and The East Bay Monthly, has acquired the East Bay Express, a weekly newspaper serving the Berkeley, Oakland, and East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. The East Bay Express covers news and culture in the East Bay and distributes 40,000 papers every Wednesday.
buyer: Telegraph Media Group
Telegraph Media Group (TMG) is a multi-media news publisher of the world-renowned, agenda-setting content found in its titles: The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph, The Telegraph website and The Telegraph weekly world edition. "
target: East Bay Express
Started in 1978, East Bay Express is a weekly newspaper serving the Berkeley, Oakland, and East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. The paper covers news and culture in the East Bay, distributing 40,000 papers every Wednesday throughout Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.
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closed 4/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Iliffe Media Ltd, acquired KM Media Group

synopsis: Iliffe Media Ltd, an independent family-owned company that has been publishing in Cambridge since 1922, has acquired KM Media Group. KM Media Group publishes nine paid-for and four free newspapers including the Kent Messenger Series. They also own and operate the local news website KentOnline.co.uk, and the kmfm music radio network.
buyer parent: Yattendon Group PLC
buyer: Iliffe Media Ltd
Iliffe Media is a family-owned publisher based in Milton. They publish the Cambridge Independent, a new newspaper and website for the Cambridge region. Their aim is to offer a high quality, trustworthy, useful and entertaining service to the community of Cambridge and its surrounding region. "
target: KM Media Group
KM Media Group publishes 13 newspapers including the Kent Messenger Series, the Regional Press Awards Newspaper of the Year. The group publishes KentOnline.co.uk, with an audience of 2.4m unique monthly browsers. The group also operates the kmfm radio network, reaching 164,000 listeners each week.
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ray and Kim Small, acquired The Hardwick Gazette

synopsis: Ray and Kim Small, a husband and wife team from Stamford, Connecticut, have purchased The Hardwick Gazette from Ross Connelly. The Hardwick Gazette is an award winning, paid weekly newspaper that covers hard news, community events, cultural activities and sports in Hardwick, Vermont and nine surrounding towns.
buyer: Ray and Kim Small
Ray and Kim Small are a husband and wife team from Stamford, Connecticut. Ray Small was formerly a successful CEO, CMO, and senior executive with a strong record of accelerating profitable growth in international Information Technology and Professional Services companies. "
target: The Hardwick Gazette
Founded in 1889, The Hardwick Gazette is an award winning, paid weekly newspaper located in rural, north-central Vermont. The newspaper covers hard news, community events, cultural activities and sports in Hardwick, VT and nine surrounding towns.
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closed 7/15/2016 via Company Press Release

Richard Donnelly, acquired Northeast Times

synopsis: Richard Donnelly, president of Donnelly Distribution (Pennsauken, N.J.), announced that he has acquired Broad Street Media (Northeast Times) and its affiliates. The Philadelphia-area community newspaper and magazine group publishes more than a dozen separate publications.
buyer: Richard Donnelly
Richard Donnelly is the president of Donnelly Distribution (Pennsauken, N.J.). Starting from his brother’s garage in 1976, Donnelly built Donnelly Distribution as the Philadelphia region’s largest advertising distribution company. "
target: Northeast Times
The Northeast Times, published by Broad Street Media, is an American newspaper published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that primarily targets the Northeast Philadelphia community. Broad Street Me­dia and its af­fil­i­ates pub­lish more than a dozen sep­ar­ate pub­lic­a­tions.
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closed 3/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Butler Eagle, acquired Pittsburgh City Paper, Inc.

synopsis: Eagle Media, owner of the Butler Eagle daily newspaper and other media companies, has acquired the Pittsburgh City Paper from Steel City Media. The Pittsburgh City Paper is a weekly newspaper that is the leading source of Pittsburgh’s entertainment and cultural news.
buyer: Butler Eagle
The Butler Eagle is a family owned daily newspaper in Butler, PA. Their goal is to provide the public with accurate, up to date information about the latest news in Butler and the surrounding areas. "
target parent: Steel City Media
target: Pittsburgh City Paper, Inc.
Pittsburgh City Paper is a free alternative weekly newspaper in Pittsburgh. They offer a unique perspective on area news and politics; opinions; dining reviews; restaurant and event listings; music reviews and concert previews; film reviews; and local arts and entertainment coverage.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, acquired North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun

synopsis: Paxton Media Group, a family-owned media company, has acquired the North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun, a newspaper publisher in Indiana. The Plain Dealer & Sun publishes two weekly newspapers that provide the latest news in the Jennings County area. They cover sports, obituaries, events and more.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
target: North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun
The North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun is a newspaper publisher in Indiana. The Plain Dealer & Sun publishes two weekly newspapers, the North Vernon Sun and the North Vernon Plain Dealer. Their papers provide the latest news in the Jennings County area. They cover sports, obituaries, events and more.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, acquired North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun

synopsis: Paxton Media Group, a family-owned media company, has acquired the North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun, a newspaper publisher in Indiana. The Plain Dealer & Sun publishes two weekly newspapers that provide the latest news in the Jennings County area. They cover sports, obituaries, events and more.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
target: North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun
The North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun is a newspaper publisher in Indiana. The Plain Dealer & Sun publishes two weekly newspapers, the North Vernon Sun and the North Vernon Plain Dealer. Their papers provide the latest news in the Jennings County area. They cover sports, obituaries, events and more.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, acquired Wilkes Journal-Patriot

synopsis: Paxton Media Group, a family-owned media company, has acquired the Wilkes Journal-Patriot, an award-winning, family-owned newspaper that is dedicated to covering the news of Wilkes County. The Wilkes Journal-Patriot is published twice a week and provides the latest news on sports, lifestyle, opinions, events, classifieds and more.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
target: Wilkes Journal-Patriot
The Wilkes Journal-Patriot is an award-winning, family-owned newspaper that is dedicated to covering the news of Wilkes County. The Wilkes Journal-Patriot is published twice a week and provides the latest news on sports, lifestyle, opinions, events, classifieds and more.
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closed 8/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, acquired The Herald

synopsis: Paxton Media Group, the owner of more than 70 daily and weekly publications, has purchased the Dubois County Herald, a daily newspaper in Jasper, Indiana. The Herald will become the company’s second largest newspaper in its Kentucky, Indiana, and Tennessee group.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
target: The Herald
Established in 1895, The Herald is a daily community newspaper based in Jasper, Indiana that covers local news, sports, and photography. The Herald’s circulation covers Dubois County and parts of Spencer and Pike counties.
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closed 3/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, acquired The Madison Courier, Inc.

synopsis: Paxton Media Group, a family-owned media company, has acquired the Madison Courier, a family-owned daily newspaper that is delivered to over 8700 homes. The Madison Courier provides the latest news for the city of Madison, town of Hanover, Jefferson and Switzerland County, Indiana as well as Trimble and Carroll County in Kentucky.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
target: The Madison Courier, Inc.
The Madison Courier is a family-owned daily newspaper that is delivered to over 8700 homes. The Madison Courier provides the latest news for the city of Madison, town of Hanover, Jefferson and Switzerland County, Indiana as well as Trimble and Carroll County in Kentucky.
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closed 6/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, purchased Log Cabin Democrat, 3 Arkansas weeklies from New Media Investment Group

synopsis: Paxton Media Group has purchased the Log Cabin Democrat, a daily newspaper in Conway, Ark., along with three Arkansas weeklies in Clinton, Heber Springs and Newport. The Arkansas weekly newspapers are the Van Buren County Democrat in Clinton, The Sun Times in Heber Springs and the Newport Independent.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
seller: New Media Investment Group (NEWM:$1,588.44)
The Log Cabin Democrat is a daily newspaper in Conway, Arkansas, United States, serving Conway and Faulkner County and some surrounding areas. The three Arkansas weekly newspapers are the Van Buren County Democrat in Clinton, The Sun Times in Heber Springs and the Newport Independent.
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closed 10/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Paxton Media Group, acquired Goldsboro News-Argus

synopsis: Paxton Media Group, a family owned media company, has acquired the Goldsboro News-Argus from Wayne Printing Company, a family owned company that owns and operates newspapers in North Carolina. The Goldsboro News-Argus is a daily community newspaper that covers the people, places and issues of Wayne County, NC.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
target parent: Wayne Printing Company
target: Goldsboro News-Argus
Founded in 1885, the Goldsboro News-Argus is a daily community newspaper in Goldsboro, NC. The paper covers the people, places and issues of Wayne County, NC. The Goldsboro News-Argus provides the latest local, sports, and community news.
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closed 1/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Paxton Media Group, acquired Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald

synopsis: Paxton Media Group, a family-owned company that owns more than 35 daily newspapers, announced the purchase of the Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald from Wick Communications. Founded in 1914, the Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald is a daily newspaper serving the Roanoke Valley of North Carolina and Lake Gaston.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
target parent: Wick Communications Co.
target: Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
Founded in 1914, the Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald is a daily newspaper serving the Roanoke Valley of North Carolina and Lake Gaston.
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closed 8/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, purchased 3 Newspapers from Civitas Media, LLC

synopsis: Paxton Media Group has acquired a group of three newspapers in Kentucky and Tennessee from Civitas Media, a dynamic, multi-channel, local information company. The newspapers include the Grayson County News-Gazette in Leitchfield, Kentucky; the News-Democrat & Leader in Russellville, Kentucky; and the Macon County Times in Lafayette, Tennessee.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media Group, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentuckly, owns more than 30 daily newspapers and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
seller parent: Versa Capital Management
seller: Civitas Media, LLC
The acquisition includes the Grayson County News-Gazette in Leitchfield, Kentucky; the News-Democrat & Leader in Russellville, Kentucky; and the Macon County Times in Lafayette, Tennessee, from Civitas Media, a dynamic, multi-channel, local information company.
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closed 12/21/2016 via PR Newswire

The McClatchy Company, acquired The Herald-Sun

synopsis: McClatchy announced it has acquired the assets and operations of The (Durham, NC) Herald-Sun, including related digital assets, from the Paducah, Kentucky-based Paxton Media Group, which has owned the publication since 2004. The Herald-Sun and its predecessor publications have been serving Durham since 1889.
buyer: The McClatchy Company (MNI:$1,000.74)
The McClatchy Company is the third-largest newspaper company in the United States and a leading digital publisher dedicated to the values of quality journalism, free expression and community service. "
target parent: Paxton Media Group
target: The Herald-Sun
The Herald-Sun is a daily newspaper in Durham, North Carolina, published by the Paxton Media Group of Paducah, Kentucky.
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closed 10/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, purchased Three Midwest Newspapers from Brehm Communications Inc.

synopsis: Paxton Media Group has purchased three newspapers – the Princeton Daily Clarion, the Mount Carmel Register and The Standard – from Brehm Communications. The Princeton Daily Clarion is published five days a week in Indiana, the Mount Carmel Register is published three days a week in Illinois, and The Standard is published weekly in Indiana.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media Group owns more than 30 daily newspapers in the Midwest and South, including its flagship The Paducah Sun (Kentucky) and The Herald-Sun (Durham, North Carolina). The company also owns several dozen weekly papers and more than 100 free papers, as well as a television station. "
seller: Brehm Communications Inc.
The three Midwest newspapers include the Princeton Daily Clarion and The Standard in Indiana and the Mount Carmel Register in Illinois. Brehm Communications is a newspaper company located in San Diego, California, with publications in California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Iowa, Illinois and Indiana.
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closed 5/2/2016 via Company Press Release

Paxton Media Group, acquired The Elkhart Truth

synopsis: The Paxton Media Group, a fifth-generation family-owned company that owns more than 30 daily newspapers, announced that it has purchased The Elkhart Truth from Federated Media. The Elkhart Truth is a daily newspaper that has provided local news to Elkhart County in Indiana since 1889.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media Group owns more than 30 daily newspapers in the Midwest and South, including its flagship The Paducah Sun (Kentucky) and The Herald-Sun (Durham, North Carolina). The company also owns several dozen weekly papers and more than 100 free papers, as well as a television station. "
target parent: Federated Media
target: The Elkhart Truth
The Elkhart Truth is a member of the Truth Publishing Company. They are a family-owned company based in Elkhart, Ind., where they inform, educate and serve their community through local news and product innovation. Their core products include their daily newspaper and digital publications.
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closed 4/16/2007 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, acquired The Herald-Press

synopsis: The Quayle family announced the sale of the Huntington (IN) Herald-Press to Paxton Media Group, based in Paducah, Kentucky. The Herald-Press has weekday circulation of 5,905 and Sunday circulation of 6,521.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media Group owns about 30 daily newspapers in the Midwest and South, including its flagship The Paducah Sun (Kentucky) and The Sun-Herald (Durham, North Carolina). The company also owns several dozen weekly papers and more than 100 free papers, as well as a television station. "
target: The Herald-Press
The Herald-Press of Huntington, Indiana has weekday circulation of 5,905 and Sunday circulation of 6,521. The operation has been under Quayle family ownership since the early 1960s.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, acquired North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun

synopsis: Paxton Media Group, a family-owned media company, has acquired the North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun, a newspaper publisher in Indiana. The Plain Dealer & Sun publishes two weekly newspapers that provide the latest news in the Jennings County area. They cover sports, obituaries, events and more.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
target: North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun
The North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun is a newspaper publisher in Indiana. The Plain Dealer & Sun publishes two weekly newspapers, the North Vernon Sun and the North Vernon Plain Dealer. Their papers provide the latest news in the Jennings County area. They cover sports, obituaries, events and more.
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

JKN Global Media Public Company Limited, acquired New18

synopsis: JKN Global Media Public Company Limited, Thailand’s leading global content distribution and broadcast company, has acquired New18, a broadcasting company that specializes in online broadcasting and news.
buyer: JKN Global Media Public Company Limited (:$53.67)
JKN Global Media Public Company Limited is Thailand’s leading global content distribution and broadcast company. JKN distributes content from Asia (specializing content from India and the Philippines) in Thailand through digital TV, cable satellite, OTT Platforms, publishing and merchandising. "
target: New18
New18 or DN Broadcast Company Limited, is a broadcasting company based in Thailand. They specialize in online broadcasting and news, through their website, and through their social media accounts, including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
price ($mm)[EV]
$34 [$76]
rev ($mm)
$6
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EV / rev
12.1x
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announced 3/11/2021 via Chicago Tribune

Don Hurd, will acquire The Chesterton Tribune

synopsis: Don Hurd, president of Hoosier Media Group, said he signed a contract to purchase The Chesterton Tribune from David Canright, who served as the paper’s co-publisher with his wife, Margaret Willis. The Chesterton Tribune is a daily local newspaper based in Chesterton, Indiana that was founded in 1884.
buyer: Don Hurd
Don Hurd has over 40 years of experience in newspaper management. Hurd has earned a reputation of producing quality newspapers and increasing profits. "
target: The Chesterton Tribune
The Chesterton Tribune is a daily local newspaper based in Chesterton, Indiana that was founded in 1884.
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closed 3/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Wick Communications, acquired The Madison Daily Leader

synopsis: The Madison Daily Leader, a family-owned, Monday-Friday afternoon daily newspaper covering Madison, South Dakota and the surrounding area, will be joining Wick Communications, a family-owned newspaper group.
buyer: Wick Communications
Wick Communications are a family owned community news company with 28 newspapers and 18 specialty publications in 12 states. Their newspapers are located in Arizona, Louisiana, Montana, Colorado, Alaska, California, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Idaho and Oregon. "
target: The Madison Daily Leader
The Madison Daily Leader is a family-owned, Monday-Friday afternoon daily newspaper covering Madison, South Dakota and the surrounding area.
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announced 2/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Sunlight for All Institute, will acquire The Baltimore Sun

synopsis: Returning The Baltimore Sun to Maryland hands, the state’s largest newspaper and its affiliates are poised to be acquired by a nonprofit formed by businessman and philanthropist Stewart Bainum Jr. that would operate the media organization for the benefit of the community.
buyer: Sunlight for All Institute
Sunlight for All Institute is a nonprofit started by businessman and philanthropist Stewart Bainum Jr. Bainum is chairman of Choice Hotels International, Inc. "
target parent: Tribune Publishing Company, LLC
target: The Baltimore Sun
Founded in 1837, The Baltimore Sun is the largest general-circulation daily newspaper based in Maryland and provides coverage of local and regional news, events, issues, people, and industries.
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announced 2/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Gray Television, Inc., will acquire Quincy Media

synopsis: Quincy Media, Inc. has approved the sale of the stock of the company to Gray Television, Inc. a public media company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Quincy Media, Inc. is a family-owned media company that owns and operates television stations in 16 markets, newspapers in two markets, radio in one and digital platforms in all.
buyer: Gray Television, Inc. (GTN:$2,168.00)
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 94 television markets. With a rich history of over a century and more than 70 years of broadcast television specific expertise, Gray Television delivers meaningful content to millions of viewers each day. "
target: Quincy Media
Quincy Media, Inc., formerly known as Quincy Newspapers, Inc., is a family-owned media company that owns and operates television stations in 16 markets, newspapers in two markets, radio in one and digital platforms in all. Their broadcast footprint covers much of the upper Midwest.
price ($mm)
$925
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$134
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EV / EBITDA
6.9x
closed 12/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Clint Reilly, acquired San Francisco Media Co.

synopsis: Clint Reilly Communications, publisher of the Nob Hill Gazette and Gentry Magazine, has announced the acquisition of the San Francisco Examiner’s parent company, the San Francisco Media Co., and its affiliated publications including SF Weekly.
buyer: Clint Reilly
Headquartered in the historic Merchants Exchange Building in the San Francisco Financial District, Clinton Reilly is a diversified family of organizations including commercial real estate, hospitality, event production, food and wine, media and nonprofit educational endeavors. "
target parent: Black Press Ltd.
target: San Francisco Media Co.
The San Francisco Media Co. is a media publishing company that owns the San Francisco Examiner, SF Weekly, and SF Evergreen. The San Francisco Examiner is the highest circulated newspaper in San Francisco and San Mateo Counties.
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announced 9/25/2020 via PR Newswire

The E.W. Scripps Company, will acquire ION Media Networks

synopsis: The E.W. Scripps Company, America's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, will buy ION Media, an independent, privately held media company, and owner and operator of the nation’s largest broadcast station group.
buyer: The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP:$1,599.45)
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 36 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation's largest independent TV station owners. "
target: ION Media Networks
ION Media is an independent, privately held media company, and owner and operator of the nation’s largest broadcast station group. ION reaches viewers in 98 million U.S. households, or 85% of the population, through its 60 owned and operated stations and its affiliations.
price ($mm)
$2,650
rev ($mm)
$558
EBITDA ($mm)
$323
EV / rev
4.7x
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8.2x
announced 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Discovery Communications, Inc., will purchase Free-to-Air TV Business from MediaWorks NZ Limited

synopsis: Broadcaster MediaWorks has reached a binding agreement with media giant Discovery Inc regarding the sale of MediaWorks' free-to-air TV business. The deal includes entertainment channels Three and Bravo, streaming service ThreeNow, and multi-platform news and current affairs service Newshub, as well as other channels.
buyer: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISC.A:$10,776.00)
Discovery Communications satisfies curiosity and engages superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids programming brands. Discovery reaches more than 3 billion cumulative viewers across pay-TV and free-to-air platforms in more than 220 countries and territories. "
seller parent: Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
seller: MediaWorks NZ Limited
The acquisition includes the free-to-air TV business of MediaWorks and includes entertainment channels Three and Bravo, streaming service ThreeNow, and multi-platform news and current affairs service Newshub, as well as other channels Three+1, Bravo+1, The Edge TV and The Breeze TV.
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

NEP Group, Inc., acquired Outside Broadcasting Ltd

synopsis: Sky TV has sold its subsidiary Outside Broadcasting to US-based firm NEP. Outside Broadcasting is a destination for inspiration, creation and collaboration. Their talented people use the best technology and equipment to bring your broadcast vision to life. They cover anything from live sport, entertainment programs to special events.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: NEP Group, Inc. (NEPG:$450.72)
Since 1986, NEP has been a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports, entertainment, music and corporate events. "
target parent: Sky Network Television Limited
target: Outside Broadcasting Ltd
Outside Broadcasting is a destination for inspiration, creation and collaboration. Their talented people use the best technology and equipment to bring your broadcast vision to life. They cover anything from live sport, entertainment programs to special events.
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announced 7/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mission Broadcasting, Inc., will acquire Pix11

synopsis: E.W. Scripps has announced that its New York CW affiliate, PIX11 (WPIX), will be acquired by Mission Broadcasting. PIX11 is an award-winning television station that airs primetime programming, news, hit movies, first-run programs, off-network sitcoms, children’s programming, and public affairs shows.
buyer: Mission Broadcasting, Inc.
Mission Broadcasting, Inc. is a television broadcasting company that acquires, develops, and operates television stations and interactive community Websites in medium-sized markets in the United States. Its stations provide free over-the-air programming to its markets’ television viewing audiences. "
target parent: The E.W. Scripps Company
target: Pix11
PIX11 is a New York TV station that airs primetime programming, award-winning news, hit movies, first-run programs, off-network sitcoms, children’s programming, and public affairs shows. PIX11 has earned over 265 Emmy Awards, including multiple awards for its news programs and coverage.
price ($mm)
$75
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closed 5/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Gray Television, Inc., acquired KATH-TV and KSCT-TV

synopsis: GCI subsidiary Denali Media Holdings has announced the sale of its NBC affiliates in southeast Alaska to Gray Television. The sale includes KATH and KSCT stations in the Juneau and Sitka markets. Denali Media Holdings was established in 2012 and owns KTVA (CBS) in Anchorage along with three CBS stations in Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan.
buyer: Gray Television, Inc. (GTN:$2,168.00)
Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 91 television markets, including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. "
target parent: General Communication, Inc
target: KATH-TV and KSCT-TV
KATH and KSCT serve NBC "Must See TV" to viewers in Alaska's capital city of Juneau, as well as to Sitka, Ketchikan, Petersburg, Wrangell, Angoon and other communities throughout Southeast Alaska, via broadcast, GCI cable, DishNet and DirecTV.
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closed 3/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Santa Maria News Media Inc., purchased Three Newspapers from Lee Enterprises, Inc.

synopsis: After purchasing the newspapers in 2005, Lee Enterprises recently sold the Santa Maria Times, Lompoc Record, and Santa Ynez Valley News to Santa Maria News Media Inc., a newly formed company led by a group of Canadian newspaper executives with a stated commitment to local journalism.
buyer: Santa Maria News Media Inc.
Santa Maria News Media Inc. is a newly formed company led by a group of Canadian newspaper executives with a stated commitment to local journalism. The new owners have newspapers throughout Canada and the United States. "
seller: Lee Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LEE:$496.00)
Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of local news and information, and a major platform for advertising, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and more than 200 weekly and specialty publications serving 50 markets in 20 states.
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announced 2/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Cox Enterprises Inc., will purchase Three Ohio Newspapers from Apollo Global Management

synopsis: Cox Enterprises Inc., a leading communications, media and automotive services company, has agreed to repurchase the Dayton Daily News, Springfield News-Sun and Journal-News from Apollo Global Management.
buyer: Cox Enterprises Inc.
Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues over $20 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications; Cox Automotive; and Cox Media Group. "
seller: Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO:$1,845.75)
The assets included are the Dayton Daily News, Springfield News-Sun and Journal-News from Apollo Global Management. All three newspapers are located in Ohio. Apollo is a leading global alternative investment manager.
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closed 1/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

ION Media Networks, purchased KMCC-TV from Entravision Communications Corporation

synopsis: ION Media, the nation’s leading independent broadcast TV operator, announced the purchase of KMCC-TV in Las Vegas from Entravision Communications Corporation. KMCC-TV is an Azteca América-affiliated television station serving Las Vegas, Nevada, that is licensed to Laughlin and broadcasts primarily in Spanish.
buyer: ION Media Networks (ION:$0.00)
ION Media is an independent, privately held media company, and owner and operator of the nation’s largest broadcast station group. ION reaches viewers in 98 million U.S. households, or 85% of the population, through its 60 owned and operated stations and its affiliations. "
seller: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$545.36)
KMCC-TV is an Azteca América-affiliated television station serving Las Vegas, that is licensed to Laughlin and broadcasts primarily in Spanish. Entravision is a diversified global media, data and advertising technology company that reaches and engages Latino consumers in the U.S. and other markets.
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closed 12/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Urban One, Inc., acquired WQMC-LD

synopsis: Urban One, the largest diversified media company that primarily targets Black Americans and urban consumers in the US, has acquired WQMC-LD (GTN or Media Columbus), a low-power independent commercial television station in Columbus, Ohio.
buyer: Urban One, Inc. (UONE.K:$387.79)
Urban One, Inc., formerly known as Radio One, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is the largest diversified media company that primarily targets Black Americans and urban consumers in the United States. "
target: WQMC-LD
WQMC-LD (GTN or Media Columbus) is a low-power independent commercial television station in Columbus, Ohio. It broadcasts locally on channel 23. They broadcast in the Columbus metro area which reaches a majority of the 2.5 million residents of the overall Columbus DMA.
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announced 12/18/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Regional News Network, will purchase 7 Full Power and One Class A Station from NRJ TV LLC

synopsis: RNN National Media (RNN) is to purchase 7 full power and one Class A station from NRJ. The stations are KSCI-TV in Los Angeles, WTVE-TV and WPHY-CD in the Philadelphia DMA, KFWD-TV in the Dallas-Ft. Worth DMA, KUBE-TV in the Houston DMA, KCNS-TV in the San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose DMA, WMFP-TV in the Boston DMA and KIKU-TV in the Honolulu DMA.
buyer: Regional News Network
RNN is a privately-owned portfolio of independent broadcast assets and production/distribution capabilities located in Rye Brook, NY. Their independent network currently reaches more than 14 million households and 43 million people throughout New York, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and Boston. "
seller: NRJ TV LLC
The acquisition includes 7 full power and one Class A station from NRJ. The stations are KSCI-TV in Los Angeles, WTVE-TV and WPHY-CD in Philadelphia, KFWD-TV in Dallas-Ft. Worth, KUBE-TV in Houston, KCNS-TV in San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, WMFP-TV in the Boston DMA and KIKU-TV in the Honolulu DMA.
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announced 11/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Standard Media Group LLC, will purchase Nine Television Stations from Waypoint Media, LLC

synopsis: Standard Media Group, an innovative and diverse broadcast media company, has announced its agreement to acquire nine television stations across six markets from Waypoint Media and Vision Communications.
buyer: Standard Media Group LLC
Standard Media Group is an innovative and diverse broadcast media company committed to serving local communities. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, Standard Media’s leadership team has a long history of building strong, local television and digital media properties. "
seller: Waypoint Media, LLC
The transaction includes the following stations from Waypoint Media: FOX & NBC affiliate WGBC-TV; FOX affiliate WHPM-LD; NBC affiliate WNBJ-LD; FOX and CBS affiliate KJNB-LD and KJNE-LD; FOX and NBC WPBI-LD, along with ABC affiliate WPBY-LD; as well as FOX affiliate WYDC-TV and MyNet affiliate WJKP.
price ($mm)
$59
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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lilly Broadcasting LLC, acquired WCVI

synopsis: Lilly Broadcasting, a privately owned American broadcasting company headquartered in Erie, Pa., has acquired WCVI in the U.S. Virgin Islands. WCVI is an ABC affiliate, and recently added CBS programming. Family Broadcasting Corporation is the seller and the price was not disclosed.
buyer: Lilly Broadcasting LLC
Lilly Broadcasting, LLC is a privately owned American broadcasting company headquartered in Erie, Pa. and its stations include WICU Erie and WENY Elmira. It also owns and operates One Caribbean Television. "
target parent: Family Broadcasting Group, Inc.
target: WCVI
WCVI-TV is a dual CBS/ABC-affiliated television station serving the United States Virgin Islands that is licensed to Christiansted, Saint Croix.
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announced 11/5/2019 via BusinessWire

Nexstar Media Group, will purchase WJZY and WMYT from Fox Television Stations

synopsis: Nexstar Media Group, Inc. entered into a purchase and sale agreement with Fox Television Stations, LLC, a subsidiary of Fox Corporation, whereby Nexstar will purchase from FOX, the FOX Affiliate WJZY and MyNetworkTV Affiliate WMYT, both located in Charlotte, NC.
buyer: Nexstar Media Group (NXST:$4,224.75)
Nexstar Media Group is one of the largest local TV station operators in the country. They have 174 full power television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation. "
seller parent: The Walt Disney Company
seller: Fox Television Stations
The acquisition includes the Charlotte FOX Affiliate WJZY and MyNetworkTV Affiliate WMYT from Fox Television Stations, LLC, a subsidiary of Fox Corporation. Both stations are located in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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$45
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$127.64
Employees
7820
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Ticker: SBGI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to 162 television stations in 79 markets.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,943.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,075.67
EBIT ($mm)
$1,377.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11800
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Ticker: XTRA:PSM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
ProSiebenSat.1 Group is one of the largest independent media corporations in Europe. With the stations SAT.1, ProSieben, kabel eins, sixx, SAT.1 Gold and ProSieben MAXX, they are number 1 in Germany both in the TV-advertising market and in the audience market.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,577.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$913.35
EBIT ($mm)
$632.32
Net Income ($mm)
$211.94
Employees
6477
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Ticker: NXST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nexstar Broadcasting
Nexstar Broadcasting
Nexstar Broadcasting Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,224.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,591.41
EBIT ($mm)
$1,151.00
Net Income ($mm)
$560.41
Employees
14891
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Ticker: JSE:NPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Naspers Ltd.
Naspers Ltd.
Founded in 1915, Naspers is a global internet and entertainment group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating in more than 130 countries and markets with long-term growth potential, Naspers builds leading companies that empower people and enrich communities.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,001.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($512.00)
EBIT ($mm)
($642.00)
Net Income ($mm)
$3,137.00
Employees
25527
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Ticker: GCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett is a leading media and marketing company with unparalleled local-to-national reach, successfully connecting consumers, communities and businesses. They provide rich content through hundreds of outstanding affiliated digital, mobile and print products.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,405.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$443.76
EBIT ($mm)
$179.94
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
21255
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Ticker: TSE:9404
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nippon TV Holdings
Nippon TV Holdings
Nippon Television Holdings is a holding company that manages and operates broadcast companies in the group, through ownership of shares and stocks. The company was founded in 1952 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$3,175.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$408.65
EBIT ($mm)
$344.70
Net Income ($mm)
$245.98
Employees
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Ticker: NYSE:MDP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meredith Corporation
Meredith Corporation
Meredith Corporation has been committed to service journalism for 115 years. Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms – including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video – to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising partners.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,139.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$671.10
EBIT ($mm)
$428.70
Net Income ($mm)
$35.40
Employees
5615
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Ticker: GHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company is a diversified education and media company whose operations include educational services; television broadcasting; online, print and local TV news; home health and hospice care; and manufacturing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,857.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$413.40
EBIT ($mm)
$302.95
Net Income ($mm)
$238.66
Employees
14297
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Ticker: TGNA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TEGNA Inc.
TEGNA Inc.
TEGNA Inc. is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,694.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$827.70
EBIT ($mm)
$694.16
Net Income ($mm)
$322.43
Employees
6883
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Ticker: GTN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gray Television, Inc.
Gray Television, Inc.
Gray Television is a television broadcast company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, that owns and operates television stations and leading digital assets in markets throughout the US. They own and operate television stations in 45 television markets broadcasting a total of 150 programming streams.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,168.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$809.00
EBIT ($mm)
$613.00
Net Income ($mm)
$280.00
Employees
7465
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Ticker: SSP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The E.W. Scripps Company
The E.W. Scripps Company
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation's largest independent TV station owners.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,599.45
EBITDA ($mm)
$179.98
EBIT ($mm)
$75.54
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5900
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Ticker: BME:A3M
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A.
Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A.
Atresmedia, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the television, radio, cinema, the Internet, and advertising businesses. The company operates 57 television channels and 31 radio stations in Germany, France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Spain, Hungary, Croatia, and the Southeast Asia.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,089.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$222.76
EBIT ($mm)
$207.24
Net Income ($mm)
$145.84
Employees
1960
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Ticker: BMV:AZTECA CPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TV Azteca, S.A. de C.V.
TV Azteca produces Spanish-language television programming. The Company operates two national television networks in Mexico through owned and operated stations throughout the country. TV Azteca also operates a broadcast television network targeted toward the Hispanic market in the US.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$817.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$140.88
EBIT ($mm)
$86.49
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4489
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Ticker: CTCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CTC Media, Inc.
CTC Media, Inc.
CTC Media is the leading Russian independent media company. The group manages four television channels in Russia (CTC, Domashny, Peretz and CTC Love) as well as Channel 31 in Kazakhstan and a TV company in Moldova with combined audience over 150 million viewers.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$788.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$261.98
EBIT ($mm)
$232.82
Net Income ($mm)
$134.97
Employees
1129
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