Active owners. Creative employees. Valuable audiences.

EO Media Group is a private, family-owned company with deep roots in the Pacific Northwest. Owners are active in the business and dedicated to community journalism and the satisfaction of customers. The talent of our employees is our greatest resource, so we provide local management with plenty of autonomy to unleash creativity. Our customers are as unique as the communities we serve. We strive to exceed their expectations in all we do.

Print Publications

Our newspapers and magazines provide accurate, fair and timely reporting about the people and issues impacting the communities we serve in the Pacific Northwest, reflecting the responsibility and spirit of a free press. Find more information about our publications or learn more about our commercial print operations.

Digital Media

People linked to new media know if you don’t constantly change, you are behind the curve. Our sites and products embrace a forward-looking mindset. It’s no secret that technology changes the way news is gathered, produced and delivered, everyday. Our digital department is not only innovative, but adaptive, idea-driven and fun.

Recent Awards

  • Best Niche Site Discover Our Coast
  • Business and Economic Reporting EO Media Group
  • News Photography Chinook Observer
  • Best Editorial Page Blue Mountain Eagle
  • Best Lifestyle Coverage The Hermiston Herald
  • Best Site to Buy & Sell Merchandise OnlyAG
  • Portrait Photography East Oregonian
  • Best Enterprise Reporting The Daily Astorian
  • Best Special Section Wallowa County Chieftain
  • Best Graphics Capital Press

Leadership Team

Steve Forrester
Steve Forrester
President & CEO

(503) 325-3211

Kathryn B. Brown
Kathryn B. Brown
Vice President & Publisher of The Other Oregon

(541) 278-2667

Heidi Wright
Heidi Wright
Chief Operating Officer

(503) 364-4431

Ginger Wing
Ginger Wing
Director of Human Resources

(503) 364-4431

Crindalyn Lyster
Crindalyn Lyster
Director of Digital Content & Fulfillment

(360) 665-7277

Samantha Stinnett
Samantha Stinnett
Circulation & Systems Operation

(503) 395-2134

Carl Earl
Carl Earl
Manager of Information Technology

(503) 325-3211

Kari Borgen
Kari Borgen
Publisher and Revenue Director for The Daily Astorian & North Coast operations

(503) 325-4955

Joe Beach
Joe Beach
Publisher of the Capital Press

(503) 364-4431

Christopher Rush
Christopher Rush
Publisher of East Oregonian, Hermiston Herald, Blue Mountain Eagle and Wallowa County Chieftain, La Grande Observer, Baker City Herald

(800) 522-0255

Patrick Alexander
Patrick Alexander
Publisher of Oregon Coast Today & Oregon Coast This Week

(541) 921-0413

Matt Winters
Matt Winters
Publisher of the Chinook Observer, Coast River Business Journal

(360) 642-8181