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MARK LANE LEAVES MORRIS PUBLISHING GROUP, ACCEPTS JOB AT WEHCO MEDIA

AUGUSTA, GA — May 3, 2017 — Mark Lane, vice president of sales is leaving the company to take a position with WEHCO Media, announced today by Derek May, president of Morris Publishing Group.

 

MORRIS PUBLISHING GROUP ACQUIRES TREND PUBLICATIONS, LLC AND GEORGIA TREND

Augusta, GA – February 2, 2017 – Morris Publishing Group, LLC announced today the acquisition of Trend Publications, LLC, which includes the premiere state-wide monthly business publication, Georgia Trend, several annual publications, georgiatrend.com and other print, digital and event assets. Trend Publications will join the newly formed Morris Business Media, LLC, that is a subsidiary of Morris Publishing Group, LLC.

STEPHEN WADE PROMOTED TO PRESIDENT OF THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE AND CHRONICLE MEDIA

AUGUSTA, GA – January 13, 2017: Stephen Wade has been promoted to president of The Augusta Chronicle and Chronicle Media. The announcement was made by William S. Morris III, publisher of The Augusta Chronicle and chairman of Morris Communications.

“Steve has done a great job operating and managing The Chronicle. I feel confident that he is the right leader, at the right time, to grow and evolve our business in greater Augusta,” Morris said.

MORRIS COMMUNICATIONS NAMES BRIAN GRAHAM AS DIRECTOR OF EVENTS

 

AUGUSTA, GA— December 16, 2016 — Morris Communications today named Brian Graham director of events overseeing the National Barrel Horse Organization (NBHA), Augusta Futurity, and the Morris-owned Hippodrome facility.  Graham will take over these and other responsibilities for vice president Pete May as he moves into retirement over the next year.

From the CEO: Message To Our Readers

When readers of Morris Communications newspapers turn to the editorial page on Sunday, November 6, 2016, they will find endorsements supporting Donald J. Trump for President of the United States.
 
Morris is a third generation, family-owned company. We hold traditional values and have long-held conservative views that we believe have been key components in making this country a world leader.
 

Kurt Caywood Promoted to Vice President of Audience for Morris Publishing Group

Kurt Caywood, vice president of audience for The Florida Time-Union has been named vice president of audience for Morris Publishing Group (MPG).

Morris Communications Appoints Robert Gilbert To Chief Information Officer

Morris Communications today announced that Robert Gilbert, vice president of audience for Morris Publishing Group, has been promoted to chief information officer (CIO).

MORRIS PUBLISHING GROUP ACQUIRES BUZZ ON BIZ, LLC

Morris Publishing Group, LLC announced today the acquisition of Buzz on Biz, LLC which includes the Buzz on Biz suite of print, digital, broadcast, radio shows, and events.

TONY BERNADOS PROMOTED TO PUBLISHER OF THE ST. AUGUSTINE RECORD

Tony Bernados, vice president of revenue for the Savannah Morning News has been named publisher of The St. Augustine Record in St. Augustine, Florida. 

Times-Union building offered for sale or redevelopment

The Florida Times-Union property at 1 Riverside Ave. is on the market for possible sale or redevelopment.
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