BH MEDIA GROUP ACQUIRES GREENSBORO (NC) NEWS & RECORD
(The following is a reformatted version of a press release issued by BH Media Group and received via electronic mail. The release was confirmed by the sender.)
January 31, 2013
BH Media Group today acquired the Greensboro (NC) News & Record from Landmark Media Enterprises. The News & Record is a 58,000 daily and 86,000 circulation Sunday newspaper serving Guilford County and the surrounding region.
The News & Record is the leading provider of local news and information for the Greensboro area. Additionally, News-Record.com is the largest and best read newspaper web site in Guilford County.
The News & Record has been owned by Landmark since 1965 and will now join a group of World Media Enterprises newspapers that serve a wide variety of North Carolina communities.
“We’re delighted to have the Greensboro News & Record join our growing family of newspapers,” said Terry Kroeger, CEO of the BH Media Group. “The News & Record is a great fit with our newspapers in North Carolina. We welcome the Greensboro employees into the BH Media family.”
“While we will miss the many talented and dedicated employees of the News & Record, we are pleased they will be joining a company such as BH Media that is committed to the future of newspapers,” said Michael Abernathy President of Landmark Media Enterprises Publishing Division.
BH Media Group, headquarted in Omaha, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Company (NYSE: BRK.A and BRK.B). BH Media Group now owns 26 daily newspapers and related weekly newpapers in Nebraska, Iowa, Texas, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama and Florida.
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