By: Press Release | Media General
RICHMOND, VA. – Media General’s Operations and Distribution Solutions Group (O&DS) is pleased to announce further expansion of existing delivery partnerships with The New York Times, USA TODAY and THE WALL STREET JOURNAL in Virginia.
The Richmond Distribution team recently expanded deliveries for The New York Times and USA TODAY in and around Fredericksburg, Va. Also, the Lynchburg Distribution team now delivers THE WALL STREET JOURNAL in the Lynchburg, Va., area. In Virginia, Media General delivers The New York Times, USA TODAY and THE WALL STREET JOURNAL in Richmond, Charlottesville, Culpeper, Harrisonburg, Lynchburg and Waynesboro. In Bristol, the Herald Courier also delivers The WALL STREET JOURNAL.
David Kirkman, Media General’s regional director of distribution, Virginia, said, ”We are pleased to expand our partnerships with these three national publications and look forward to future opportunities with these newspapers and many others going forward.”
In early 2009, Media General formed the Operations & Distribution Solutions Group to manage its production and distribution operations across all markets in order to maximize utilization of its production and distribution assets in the Southeast. Media General has 10 strategically located print facilities in the Southeast. In addition to printing its own newspapers, the company provides printing and delivery services for more than 100 other newspapers and specialty products. For more information, visit www.mgprintandeliver.com
About Media General
Media General is a leading provider of news, information and entertainment across multiple media platforms, serving consumers and advertisers in strong local markets, primarily in the Southeastern United States. Media General’s operations are organized in five geographic market segments and a sixth segment that includes the company’s interactive advertising services and certain other operations. The company’s operations include 18 network-affiliated television stations and their associated websites, three metropolitan and 20 community newspapers and their associated websites, and more than 200 specialty publications that include weekly newspapers and niche publications targeted to various demographic, geographic and topical communities of interest. Many of the company’s specialty publications have associated websites. Media General additionally operates three interactive advertising services companies: Blockdot, which specializes in interactive entertainment and advergaming technologies; DealTaker.com, a coupon and shopping website; and NetInformer, a leading provider of wireless media and mobile marketing services.