Applying shareholder squeeze, vulture capital firm Alden Global grabs four Pennsylvania papers

Heath Freeman’s vulture capital firm Alden Global Capital — infamous for its draconian staff cuts meant to enrich him and Alden’s board members — has bought Times-Shamrock Communications’, a Pennsylvania-based media company owned by the Lynett and Haggerty families, newspaper group. The acquired papers include: The Times-Tribune The Citizens’ Voice The Republican Herald The Standard […]

MediaNews Group seeks a deputy city editor, Daily Camera and Longmont Times-Call newspapers

The Daily Camera and Longmont Times-Call newspapers in Boulder County, Colo., are looking for an experienced journalist to serve as a Deputy City Editor, working  weeknights in our Boulder newsroom editing daily and longer-term stories for the newspapers’ websites and print editions. The ideal candidate is a seasoned journalist with 3 to 5 years of experience […]

MediaNews Group seeks a reporter, Monterey County Herald

The general assignment reporter will cover issues in Monterey County, which will include, but is not limited to covering school board meetings and events as well as Monterey County events. Some city and county government coverage. What you will do: Writing at least five stories a week Generating story ideas Covering education, big events, and […]

MediaNews Group seeks an opinions editor, Bay Area News Group

The Bay Area News Group has a rare opening for an Opinion Editor looking to help shape public policy in the region and the state. For the first time in 14 years, we are hiring for the team that produces the editorial pages of the Mercury News and the East Bay Times. As the Mercury News […]

MediaNews Group seeks a reporter

We are looking for a skilled reporter to join our team in Vacaville, California. As a reporter, you will be responsible for covering local news and events, writing articles, conducting interviews, and delivering accurate, engaging and informative content to our readers. You report on various activities and people within the Vacaville and Solano County community. […]

MediaNews Group seeks a reporter – Bay Area

The Bay Area News Group is looking for a full-time features reporter. This person will join our Bay Area restaurant and food team, allowing us to dramatically expand our coverage of one of the nation’s most vibrant food scenes into the diverse suburbs of the East and South Bays. This beat includes not only classic […]

MediaNews Group acquires Minnesota newspapers

MediaNews Group, owner of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, has bought assets of Red Wing Publishing/Big Fish Works, according to reports. The agreement encompasses a number of weekly newspapers including the Lakeshore Weekly News, the Chanhassen Villager, Chaska Herald, Eden Prairie News, Jordan Independent, Shakopee Valley News, Prior Lake American and the Savage Pacer. These […]