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February 13, 2016 11:47 PM ET


Company Overview of The Providence Journal Company

Company Overview

The Providence Journal Company publishes daily newspaper in the United States. The company provides news reports and information in the newspaper, Web, iPad, and mobile. It offers articles covering local news, politics, events, area sports teams, business, opinion, obituaries, and arts and entertainment, as well as breaking news, multi-media extras, and email newsletters. The company was founded in 1829 and is based in Providence, Rhode Island. As of September 3, 2014, The Providence Journal Company operates as a subsidiary of New Media Investment Group Inc.

75 Fountain Street

Providence, RI 02902-9985

United States

Founded in 1829





Key Executives for The Providence Journal Company

President and Publisher
Managing Editor of Visuals
Managing Editor of Operations
Managing Editor of New Media
Group Publisher and President of Eastern U. S. Publishing Operations - Gatehouse Media
Age: 50
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

The Providence Journal Company Key Developments

The Providence Journal Names Earl D. Baer as New Vice President of Sales

The Providence Journal has a new vice president of sales, Earl D. Baer, who most recently served as director of digital sales for the Los Angeles Times Media Group. He began his media career with the Los Angeles Daily News and later moved to CBS Radio, where he served as director of sales for the Los Angeles Radio Group. In 2000, Baer was named director of sales for Internet Broadcasting Systems, with responsibility for integrated sales through television sales teams across the U.S. Baer co-founded Price and Media Inc. In 2011, he was named director of digital sales for the Los Angeles Times Media Group.

The Providence Journal Company Announces Executive Changes

Howard G. Sutton, publisher, president and chief executive officer of The Providence Journal, will retire in September after a 41-year career at the news organization. His retirement comes as New Media Investment Group Inc. (New Media) completes its $46-million purchase of the paper from A. H. Belo Corporation. Sutton will serve as a consultant to New Media through the end of the year. Bernie Szachara, senior vice president for publishing and group publisher at Local Media Group will succeed Sutton as interim publisher. A national search for a permanent publisher will take place in 2015.

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