Heidi Wright named COO of EO Media Group

Heidi Wright has been named chief operating officer of EO Media Group. Wright succeeds John S. Perry, who is retiring after 44 years in the newspaper industry, including the last 12 with EO Media Group. Wright comes to EO Media Group from Western Communications, owner of the Bend Bulletin and other newspapers in Oregon and […]


April 2017 Website Analytics

Below are the April 2017 analytics. The Chinook Observer had an excellent month and boasted the top six most viewed stories in the company in April with the top story on the go-kart raid that had two different URLs and a standalone breaking new photo related to the story for a combined for 90,991 views. We’ve […]


EOMG April 2017 spreadsheet overview

The Chinook Observer saw healthy increases in April due to two big weather stories and a viral story on a young girl’s epic night of drinking that ended in an arrest as well as a variety of clamming stories that did well due to the fact that this was the first time clamming was allowed […]


April 2017 social media analytics

Below are April 2017 social media analytics for all of our various accounts. The Chinook Observer blew it out of the water in April for Facebook and led the company thanks to two weather-related stories back-to-back, a story about a young woman’s epic night of drinking that ended with an arrest and multiple stories about clamming […]


April 2017 e-edition analytics

Most of the publications were down in sessions with only Cannon Beach Gazette and Oregon Coast Today seeing some increase. The same publications saw an increase in users along with Hermiston Herald. Mobile was up for these (except HH) plus Chinook Observer, Daily Astorain, East Oregonian, and Wallowa. For all of our e-editions that had age […]


Beach named editor and publisher of the Capital Press

Joe Beach has been named editor and publisher of the Capital Press. The announcement was made Friday in Salem by Steve Forrester and Kathryn Brown. “Kathryn and I were impressed with the rich field of candidates. We believe that Joe is exceedingly well equipped to move the Capital Press to a new level in its […]


Q3 16/17 EMOG Overview Report

The amount of time spent on the page will indicate whether users are engaging with the content actively. If your newsroom is consistently producing good content, these metrics start to become more meaningful. Many news companies are increasing this metric by adding blogs, video, links to other relevant stories, slideshows and photo galleries. In the […]


March 2017 website analytics

Below are the March 2017 analytics. Most all of our sites saw growth in March. Some due to more days in March over February, some to spring break traffic. The top two stories for the company involved fatal crashes on highways – one from the EO and one from the CO. Pageviews was the only area […]


March 2017 e-edition analytics

Most all publications were up due to the extra days in March over February. The only one that fell in most categories was Cannon Beach Gazette. The biggest jump in most areas was Oregon Coast Today, which being a free publication and spring break time probably accounted for this. Although the BME website was down in […]


EOMG March 2017 spreadsheet overview

Summary: Most all sites were up due to more days in March than February. Wallowa and EO both had spikes at the end of the month to give them a boost in most of their stats even more. CO had a spike earlier in the month. The only core site to go down in most […]