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May 05, 2015 2:35 AM ET

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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

Phone:

401-277-7700

Fax:

401-277-8175

Key Executives for The Providence Journal Company

Managing Editor of Visuals
Managing Editor of Operations
Managing Editor of New Media
Interim Publisher
Age: 49
Senior Vice President of Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Providence Journal Company Key Developments

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.

A. H. Belo Mulls Acquisitions

A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE:AHC) is seeking acquisitions. A. H. Belo said that a sale of The Providence Journal Company would generate additional cash proceeds to potentially invest in or buy advertising and marketing services companies.

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