Daily Astorian

A farewell from Steve Forrester

Succession is everything for a family-owned business.


David Pero named group publisher

Northwest newspaper executive David Pero has been named group publisher of The Daily Astorian and its companion publications on the Oregon Coast. He succeeds Steve Forrester, who is retiring as publisher after 28 years in Astoria. Pero, 59, will serve as editor and publisher of The Daily Astorian. As group publisher, he will oversee all […]


Editor & Publisher Announces the 2013 EPPY Award Finalists

EO Media Group was a finalist in every category we entered in the 2013 EPPY contest, arguably the most prestigious digital award presented. http://www.editorandpublisher.com/TopStories/Article/Editor—Publisher-Announces-the-2013-EPPY-Award-Finalists EPPY Award winners will be announced live on editorandpublisher.com, Oct. 30, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. EST Best Mobile Website with under 1 million unique monthly visitors DeseretNews.com – Deseret Digital Media […]


EO Media Group earns 61 awards at ONPA for news and advertising

EO Media Group earned 61 awards overall in the Oregon Newspaper Publisher’s Association 2013 annual contests. The awards were announced at the annual ONPA convention in Bend and included 24 first-place trophies. The contest covers entires published during the calendar year 2012. Capital Press ONPA Associate Member Publications Contest Winners 2013 (1) Graphics, Group A, […]


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) […]


Update to corporate website completed

The Digital Team is excited to announce that we have finished version 2.0 of our Publishing section of the corporate website, eomediagroup.com. This redesign was a restructuring of not only the look, but the admin system for those editing the site. Our fresh, new look strengthens the brand styles we set forth in our initial […]


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 Facebook Pages

Here at the EO Media Group, not only do we maintain websites for our various products, but we have social media accounts tied to those products as well. Every wonder what Facebook pages we have? Take a look at the list below and make sure to like our pages! Coast River Business Journal East Oregonian […]


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 […]


Discover Our Coast Redesign

SALEM, OR (December 20, 2012) — EO Media Group announces the redesign of the award- winning DiscoverOurCoast.com website. The site has been redesigned to be simple to use and to enhance the user experience. Built with responsive design (optimal viewing experience on any device), the site features a beautiful, clean look that shines on mobile […]