Tuesday, March 4, 2008

The Ledger Signs Deal to Buy The News Chief

The New York Times-owned Lakeland (Fla.) Ledger today announced that it has reached an agreement with GateHouse Media to purchase certain assets of The News Chief, a newspaper that has published in Winter Haven since it was founded as The Florida Chief in 1911.

The News Chief will continue to operate as a daily publication with a separate news staff and its own editorial board.

Approximately 24 current News Chief personnel, primarily in the news, advertising and circulation areas, will be offered positions with the News Chief. [Click for MORE] Sphere: Related Content

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