Press Releases

The Wallowa County Chieftain earns seven awards for news and advertising

The Wallowa County Chieftain earned two awards for news and five for advertising in the Oregon Newspaper Publisher’s Association 2013 annual contests. The awards were announced at the annual ONPA convention in Bend and included three first-place trophies. The contest covers entires published during the calendar year 2012. ONPA Better News Contest Winners 2013 (1) […]


EO Media Group grabs awards in 2012 SPJ Northwest Excellence in Journalism contest

EO Media Group newspapers and websites had a good showing at the 2012 SPJ Northwest Excellence in Journalism Contest. This annual contest honors the very best in journalism in SPJ’s Region 10 which includes Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana. This year’s contest covers work produced or published in 2012 within our region. SPJ received […]


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 OnlyAG.com Web site recently won a national award. The Local Media Association awarded OnlyAG.com 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 […]