Press Releases

EO Media Group Acquires Three Newspapers on Oregon Coast

EO Media Group has expanded its reach on the Oregon coast with the acquisition of the Seaside Signal, Cannon Beach Gazette and Coast River Business Journal. The parent company of The Daily Astorian and Chinook Observer purchased the three newspapers from Country Media, Inc. The transaction was effective February 28. Terms were not disclosed. In […]

EO Media Group releases e-Edition apps

SALEM, OR  (January 22, 2013) — And now, the moment many of our readers have been waiting for: EO Media Group announces the release of e-Edition Apple apps for our publications. The apps will are available for the following Apple products: iPad, iPhone and iTouch. Each e-Edition app provides an exact replica version of the print […]

OnlyAG Wins National Award

Salem, Ore.- The Web site recently won a national award. The Local Media Association awarded First Place in the category of “Best Site to Buy or Sell Merchandise” in the 2012 Local Community Web Site Contest. The contest covered the top Web initiatives from community and suburban newspapers across North America and recognizes […]

EO Media Group Selects SAXOTECH to Integrate its Print and Digital Publishing Operations in the Cloud

Multi-channel workflow will bring media company’s newsrooms together, improving collaboration, production and user experience Tampa, Fla. – November 12, 2012 – SAXOTECH, a leader in content management, circulation and advertising technology, today announced EO Media Group has selected the SAXOTECH Mediaware Center and SAXOTECH Online to maximize resources and publish content to more channels and more […]

EO Media Group’s digital team wins national awards

EO Media Group’s digital team earned three awards in the 2012 Local Community Web Site Contest run by Local Media Association. The contest covered the top web initiatives from community and suburban newspapers across North America. The contest was judged by the Missouri School of Journalism and the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. Judging was […]

Digital Team lands three awards in website contest

The Digital Team took home three awards in the 2012 Local Community Web Site Contest, which represents the top Web initiatives from community and suburban newspapers across North America. The Local Media Association, an organization representing the suburban and community newspaper industry in the U.S. and Canada, honored daily and non-daily newspapers of various circulation sizes […]

WNPA honors Chinook Observer with multiple awards

In September, more than 100 newspaper publishers, journalists and photographers gathered in the Yakima Red Lion convention hall for the 125th Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s awards ceremony — the Better Newspaper Contest. The Chinook Observer took second place for General Excellence in its group; its Our Coast visitors magazine won first place in the state […]

SPJ awards a boon for company journalists

The East Oregonian Publishing Company’s “Fate of Our Forests” series has won a top regional journalism award. The series, which ran in the group’s newspapers, earned first place in the business and economic reporting category of the annual Society of Professional Journalists’ competition. The group competes against daily newspapers of 25,000 circulation or below in […]

Oodles of awards blanket EOPubCo publications

East Oregonian Publishing Co. newspapers and websites brought home 55 awards and three general excellence placings from the Oregon Newspaper Publisher’s 2011 Better Newspaper Contest, July 14-15, in Gleneden Beach. EAST OREGONIAN The East Oregonian won the highest award presented to Oregon newspapers in its circulation group. Competing in the daily category for newspapers with […]

Daily Astorian garners 22 journalism awards

The Daily Astorian won 22 awards for journalism in the annual Better Newspapers Contest sponsored by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association. The newspaper also placed third in the general excellence category. Four staff members earned first-place trophies. Photographer Alex Pajunas won the photo essay category for coverage of the rodeo at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds. […]