NOLA Media Group and Alabama Media Group, two media companies owned by Advance Local, will join a new regional company for the Southeast, NOLA.com reported Monday.
The Southeast Regional Media Group, a company slated to launch later this year, will encompass properties from NOLA Media Group — which includes The Times-Picayune and NOLA.com — and from Alabama Media Group, which oversees The Birmingham News, The (Mobile, Alabama) Press-Register and The Huntsville Times, according to NOLA.com.
Citing a desire to boost readership and revenue at NOLA Media Group and Alabama Media Group, the report from NOLA.com explains that the reorganization will include a number of high-profile moves from within the two organizations.
Ricky Mathews, the president of NOLA Media Group, will become president of Southeast Regional Media Group. Read more