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Local Media Consortium, Google Enter Strategic Partnership

Google search, advertising platform and advertising exchange now available to hundreds of local media publishers and their advertisers

FEBRUARY 24, 2014

Morris Publishing Group Announces 2014 President's Club Winners

AUGUSTA, GA - February 18, 2014  - Morris Publishing Group, LLC (MPG) announced today the 2014 President’s Club winners. These awards recognize the best and brightest sales executives and their 2013 sales efforts throughout MPG.

This year’s winners include:

Morris Visitor Publications Expand Into Australia

Morris Visitor Publications Expands Into Australia
Acquires Where® branded publications in Australia, adding to global travel information portfolio

Augusta, Ga. (Feb. 7, 2014)–Morris Visitor Publications, the global travel information business division of Morris Communications Company, announced today the acquisition of the Where® branded travel publications throughout Australia.

Morris Publishing Group Names Zach Ahrens Publisher of the Log Cabin Democrat

AUGUSTA, GA — January 15, 2014 — Morris Publishing Group, LLC announced today the appointment of Zach Ahrens to publisher of the Log Cabin Democrat in Conway, AR.

MORRIS PUBLISHING GROUP ANNOUNCES THE SALE OF THE BRAINERD (MN) DISPATCH TO FORUM COMMUNICATIONS

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA, December 27, 2013 --- Morris Publishing Group, LLC announced today a letter of intent to sell The Brainerd Dispatch to Forum Communications.  The parties intend to close the transaction December 31, 2013. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

The Brainerd Dispatch has daily circulation of 11,000 and Sunday circulation of 14,700.   The sale includes all companion publications and websites related to the operation.

Morris joins nationwide alliance of local media outlets plans more digital growth

Local Media Consortium prepares to roll out expanded networks for advertising and content

SEPTEMBER 30, 2013

Alan English Leaving the Log Cabin Democrat

CONWAY, ARK— September 12, 2013 -- Alan English, publisher of the Log Cabin Democrat, will be leaving the paper to pursue other interests, effective Sept. 20. Morris is posting the position and will immediately review applicants for a replacement.

During his tenure as publisher, English led new Cabin coverage initiatives, digital, mobile improvements and quality initiatives. Previously, he worked as vice president of audience and executive editor for The Augusta Chronicle in Georgia.

The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal and A-J Media Name Terry Greenberg Vice President of Audience

LUBBOCK, TX— September 1, 2013 — Terry Greenberg, editor of The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal has been named vice president of audience, a senior-level position created by each of Morris Publishing Group’s metro markets. This role focuses on building a powerful community voice by growing the news, audience and digital efforts.

William S. Morris IV to head Morris Venture Capital

For Release Saturday, May 25, 2013

William S. (Will) Morris IV has been named CEO of Morris Venture Capital (MVC), a new division of Morris Communications Co. LLC, it has been announced by William S. Morris III, Chairman and CEO of Morris Communications.  MVC is a captive venture fund established to identify and nurture growing businesses.

Morris Publishing Group Names Delinda Fogel Publisher of The St. Augustine Record

AUGUSTA, GA — May 21, 2013 — Delinda Fogel, vp of finance and strategic planning at Times-Union Media and The Florida Times-Union, has been named publisher of The St. Augustine Record and staugustine.com in St. Augustine, Florida.

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