MLive Media Group journalists are finalists for 52 awards in 2016 Michigan AP contest

MLive Media Group papers are finalists in the Michigan Associated Press Media Editors’ 2016 newspaper contest. The order in which the awards are ranked — first, second and third place — will be announced April 30 in Lansing during the Michigan APME annual awards banquet. MLive’s awards span all categories: Public service, headline writing and page… Read more »

Chris Quinn named editor and president of Advance Ohio

Chris Quinn has been named Editor and President of Advance Ohio, replacing Timothy P. Knight who has left the company, according to Randy Siegel, President of Advance Local, which oversees Advance Ohio along with its nine other local operations. “Chris has been a terrific leader for the Advance Ohio newsroom,” said Siegel. “His commitment to quality journalism… Read more »

Tim Kennedy named President of MassLive Media

Randy Siegel, President of Advance Local, announced today that Allison Werder will step down as President of MassLive Media at the end of February and will be replaced by Tim Kennedy, who will now oversee MassLive Media in addition to his current responsibilities as President of Syracuse Media Group. “There are a lot of talented… Read more »

The Staten Island Advance has been through some big changes. Now, it’s pushing for them in the community.

The Staten Island Advance didn’t go out and find its latest project. It came to the newsroom. In a bus. Last January, the Staten Island Developmental Disabilities Council brought more than three dozen people to several places, including the New York newspaper, calling for attention to a growing issue in the community: Who will take… Read more »

Advance Local Update from Randy Siegel

Dear Advance Local Colleagues: Thanks to all of you, Advance Local had its best annual financial performance in 2016 since we began launching our new digitally focused companies five years ago. While market-by-market results varied widely and we are not achieving our collective revenue and EBITDA targets, we achieved meaningful progress. This is a major… Read more »

MLive Media Group wins 99 awards in MPA’s 2016 Better Newspaper Contest

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — MLive Media Group journalists took home 99 awards from the Michigan Press Association’s 2016 Better Newspaper Contest for the work produced in hubs across Michigan. Among the awards, The Flint Journal and The Ann Arbor News both won “Newspaper of the Year” in their respective circulation categories. “These awards are a… Read more »

JCK Magazine and JCKonline Enter New Partnership with Headline Studio

Beginning January 1, 2017, Headline Studio will assume responsibility for all editorial, design, digital strategy and marketing for JCK Magazine and JCKonline. “Over its 147-year history, JCK has evolved from a trade publication to the leading resource for the jewelry community, covering the news and consumer-led style trends that shape our business, and connecting designers… Read more »

NOLA Media Group Creates One Louisiana Fund for Small Business Relief

My first week as president of NOLA Media Group was extraordinary, punctuated by the historic and unprecedented flooding suffered by our neighbors and friends up the road. These are not simply fellow citizens of Louisiana. They forever became much more to us in 2005, when they took us into their homes and their hearts when we were… Read more »

Syracuse.com Remains Top in Newspaper Websites in the U.S.

Syracuse, N.Y. — Syracuse.com has again ranked first among newspaper websites in market share. The online partner of The Post-Standard was viewed during a seven-day period by 25.6 percent of the population in its seven-county market area in the latest rankings by the Nielsen Scarborough research firm. That placed syracuse.com first among the 139 newspaper websites… Read more »

A Letter from NOLA Media Group President Tim Williamson

How do you get your news? On your smartphone? PC? Doorstep? Maybe on social media. Today, as I prepare to start my first day as President of NOLA Media Group, I got my news on my phone. I’m not alone. A 2016 Pew study found 72 percent of Americans now read their news on a… Read more »