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July 01, 2015 1:47 PM ET


Company Overview of Schurz Communications Inc.

Company Overview

Schurz Communications Inc. publishes daily and weekly newspapers in medium and small markets. It also publishes shopping publications in California; and engages in broadcasting radio, broadcasting TV, cable TV, newspaper publishing, commercial printing, and digital media businesses. Schurz Communications Inc. was formerly known as South Bend, Ind. Tribune and changed its name to Schurz Communications Inc. in October 1976. The company was founded in 1872 and is based in Mishawaka, Indiana. It has presence in Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, and Virginia.

1301 East Douglas Road

Mishawaka, IN 46545

United States

Founded in 1872





Key Executives for Schurz Communications Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary
President of Advocate Communications and Publisher of Advocate Communications
Chairman of The Board and Vice President
Senior Vice President of Electronic
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Schurz Communications Inc. Key Developments

Schurz Communications Reaches Deal with Cox

Cox has reached an agreement in principle with Schurz Communications to continue to carry the stations on Cox's lineup. As a result of the agreement, there will not be an interruption in service and Cox customers can continue to view programming on these channels.

Schurz Communications Announces Executive Changes

Effective July 7, 2014 Larry Hensley has been promoted to President and Publisher for the Advocate Communications. Larry started his career at Schurz in 2007 as CFO of the Petoskey Media Group in Petoskey, Michigan. In 2008, Larry was promoted with additional duties in Petoskey as Publisher of the Petoskey Media Groups phone directories. Prior to joining Schurz, Larry worked twelve years as the Controller/General Manager for Huntington Newspapers Inc, Huntington Indiana. Larry will replace Scott Schurz Jr. who has been promoted to a new role in the Schurz Corporate office in Mishawaka, IN as Vice President of Corporate Development starting July 1, 2014.

Schurz Communications Announces Retirement of Charles Pittman as Senior Vice President for Publishing, Effective March 31, 2014

Schurz Communications has announced that Charles Pittman, senior vice president for publishing, will retire effective March 31, 2014.

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