Press Releases

Defying trend, Oregon newspaper companies launch new Salem bureau

August 1, 2014 A recent study by Pew Research shows that Oregon, in comparison with most other states, has very few news reporters focused on state government. Two Oregon newspaper companies — the Pamplin Media Group and the EO Media Group, which together own 35 newspapers — are launching a joint venture to improve the […]


EO Media Group receives two national awards

July 18, 2014  —  EO Media Group today announced the company received two Local Media Association (LMA) awards, including a category win.  The LMA, which represents more than 2,200 local news outlets in the United States and Canada, recognizes the best in digital media each year and presented awards in 18 categories. These media companies […]


Daily Astorian names new managing editor

The Daily Astorian and dailyastorian.com have a new newsroom leader. Today, Editor and Publisher Steve Forrester announced Laura Sellers is the newspaper’s managing editor. She succeeds Patrick Webb, who held the position for 13 years. The managing editor is responsible for directing the newspaper’s reporting and manages newsroom personnel. This is Sellers’ second term as […]


Oregon cherry grower newest member of the Capital Press Board of Directors

Mike Omeg, an innovative fifth-generation farmer from The Dalles, Ore., is the newest member of the Capital Press Board of Directors. The board advises the EO Media Group, which owns the Capital Press weekly newspaper and the ag websites CapitalPress.com, FarmSeller.com and OnlyAg.com. Board members are asked to provide Capital Press managers with insight regarding […]


DiscoverOurCoast.com wins national EPPY award

The website created to accompany The Daily Astorian’s publication, Our Coast, has been honored with a top national award. DiscoverOurCoast.com earned first place in the annual EPPY Awards, presented by Editor & Publisher magazine, the leading media trade periodical in North America. The website earned the award as the best travel website with under 1 […]


EO Media Group digital director to lead national editors group

APME is an association of news and broadcast leaders, journalism educators and student editors in the United States and Canada. APME works closely with The Associated Press to foster journalism excellence and to support a national network for the training and development of editors who run multimedia newsrooms. “This is an honor and an incredible […]


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 […]


Capital Press Redesigned Website Unveiled

SALEM, Oregon — The news hasn’t changed, but the Capital Press website has, as of September 3. The EO Media Group is excited to announce the redesign of the Capital Press website. This redesign is a big step in our continuing digital advancement. It will allow Capital Press the flexibility in how they deliver the […]


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 Capital Press earns four awards

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