May 9, 2018 – Cox Media Group (CMG) announced today that it has reached an agreement to sell the building that previously housed print operations for CMG Ohio publications. The sale to Capital Environmental Risk Transfer Alliance, LLC, is expected to close May 25.
CMG closed the Franklin, Ohio printing plant in 2017, after securing an agreement with Gannett Newspapers to print its three daily newspapers – the Dayton Daily News, Springfield News-Sun and Journal-News – as well as weekly publications in the company’s Indianapolis plant.
“We are proud of Cox Media Group’s rich, 120-year history publishing in the Dayton region and remain committed to adapting our operations to serve the changing demands of our customers,” said Rob Rohr, Market Vice President of CMG Ohio. “By investing in our integrated publishing, broadcasting and digital operations, we remain focused on being the most essential news, information and advertising source for the Miami Valley.”
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, two daily newspapers and more than 80 digital sites, like Dawg Nation, SEC Country and Diehards. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps – the country’s biggest television rep firm – Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 2 million newspaper readers, and nearly 15 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.