Cox Enterprises to acquire Axios for $525 million

Cox Enterprises is in plans to buy Axios with the latter being valued at $525 million. The move comes with plans to expand the news site’s coverage to encompass more cities. An excerpt from CNBC reads: Axios co-founders Jim VandeHei, Mike Allen and Roy Schwartz will remain on the company’s board and continue to manage […]

Kennedy to step down as chairman of Cox Enterprises

Jim Kennedy, longtime chairman of Cox Enterprises will be stepping down as the board’s top officer at the end of the year. Kennedy, grandson of Cox founder James M. Cox, joined the Atlanta-based company in 1972 as a production assistant in the newspaper division. He also served as a reporter, copy editor and also worked […]

Cox Enterprises names Gaines statehouse bureau chief

Jim Gaines has been appointed statehouse bureau chief for the Dayton Daily News, Springfield News-Sun and Journal-News newspapers. Dayton Daily News editor Jim Bebbington said: “Jim is a great addition to our staff. He has a lot of experience covering local and state government. His work is going to continue our commitment to helping our […]

Cox Enterprises names Collier publisher of its Ohio papers

According to reports by The Dayton Daily, Jana Collier has been appointed publisher of Cox Enterprises’ three Ohio newspapers, namely the Dayton Daily News, the Springfield News-Sun and the Journal-News of Butler County. Recently, Collier served as interim executive editor and operations leader for the papers as they were in the process of being sold […]

Cox Enterprises to acquire three Ohio newspapers

Cox Enterprises announced on Monday that it has bought three Ohio newspapers, including the Dayton Daily News which it had earlier agreed to see as part of a deal to sell the company’s television stations, reports AJC. “Dayton, Ohio, is a big part of the Cox DNA. It’s where our family is from and where […]