Offill named group publisher of Jacksonville, Daytona and St. Augustine newspapers 9/10/18

Daytona Beach News-Journal publisher Bill Offill has been promoted to the position of group publisher for three GateHouse Media newspapers in Florida, the company announced Friday.

Offill will now serve as publisher of the Times-Union, the St. Augustine Record and The News-Journal.

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GateHouse offers voluntary severance packages to some Tribune employees 8/28/18

GateHouse Media offered Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune employees voluntary severance packages last Wednesday, Publisher Terri Leifeste said Thursday.

Leifeste said only those in production or sales were excluded. She emphasized that acceptance of the offers is voluntary.

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4 things to know about GateHouse Media's Choose Your Own Adventure audience growth tool 8/14/18

By Summer Moore, editor of de/space, GateHouse Media's innovation team based in Austin, Texas
By Summer Moore, editor of de/space, GateHouse Media's innovation team based in Austin, Texas

Like everyone in the industry, we at GateHouse Media have been working on training tools for our newsrooms to analyze their traffic and improve it in a meaningful way.

After some brainstorming and some discussions with newsrooms, we kept getting stuck on the same things that we always struggle with: How do we provide something useful, that's fun and engaging?

We kept coming back to those Choose Your Own Adventure books we read as kids. Those were so engaging because you had to keep reading to find out what happened based on what you wanted the characters to do.

In that vein, we developed Choose Your Path, an interactive tool for our newsrooms to capitalize on strong traffic days and improve when it's slow.

Here are four things you should know about our new tool.

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Columbus Dispatch moves to Presteligence for e-tearsheets, e-invoices 7/10/18

Presteligence has entered into a service agreement with The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch for Adinfinitum, a hosted electronic tearsheet and invoice delivery system. Owned by GateHouse Media, The Dispatch will move to Presteligence for its advertising service portal and invoice delivery.

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Cox Media Group sells Southern Kitchen to GateHouse Media 7/2/18

Cox Media Group and GateHouse Media have announced that the operations of Cox's Southern Kitchen, the Atlanta-based Southern food and lifestyle brand, have been acquired by GateHouse.

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GateHouse Media to acquire Pueblo Chieftain 5/14/18

The Star-Journal Publishing Corp. of Pueblo, Colo., has reached an agreement to sell The Pueblo Chieftain newspaper to GateHouse Media, one of the largest publishers of locally based media in the United States.

Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, a media merger and acquisition firm based in Santa Fe, N.M., represented the Rawlings family in the transaction. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.

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Akron Beacon Journal sold to GateHouse Media 4/17/18

The Akron Beacon Journal's owner, Black Press Ltd., recently announced the sale of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Akron Beacon Journal and its Ohio.com website to GateHouse Media, which owns multiple publications in Ohio including The Columbus Dispatch and The Canton Repository. Sound Publishing Holdings Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Black Press Ltd., bought the Beacon Journal in 2006.

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Congrats to SNPA members on E&P's '25 under 35' list 4/3/18

Three dynamic young executives from CNHI, plus young professionals from GateHouse, McClatchy and Swift Communications are among those who have been recognized in Editor & Publisher magazine's annual "25 under 35" feature.

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GateHouse Media acquires Online Automotive Solutions 4/2/18

GateHouse Media has acquired substantially all the assets of Online Automotive Solutions, a tech-enabled video, data and auto-focused inventory solutions provider, for $4 million.

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GateHouse Media to acquire The Palm Beach Post, Palm Beach Daily News 4/2/18

GateHouse Media, one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the United States as measured by number of publications, recently announced that it has agreed to acquire The Palm Beach Post and the Palm Beach Daily News, in addition to several niche publications and companion websites, from Cox Media Group LLC for $49.25 million.

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