Halifax Media Holdings, LLC
FoundedDaytona Beach, Florida, United States March 31, 2010 (2010-03-31)
Headquarters2339 Beville Road
Daytona Beach, Florida 32119
United States
Area served
United States
ProductsNorthwest Florida Daily News
The Daytona Beach News-Journal
The Gadsden Times
The Gainesville Sun
Footnotes / references

Halifax Media Group was an American newspaper company owning more than 30 newspapers in five Southeastern U.S. States. It was founded on March 31, 2010 when a group of investors purchased The Daytona Beach News-Journal from the Davidson family, who had owned it for 82 years.[1] On December 27, 2011, The New York Times Company announced it was selling its Regional Media Group to Halifax Media Group.[2] On June 1, 2012, Halifax announced it was acquiring the Florida and North Carolina papers of Freedom Communications.[4] In 2013, Halifax acquired three newspapers from HarborPoint Media:[5] the Daily Commercial of Leesburg, Florida, the South Lake Press in Clermont, Florida and News-Sun of Sebring, Florida.[6] In 2014, Halifax acquired the Telegram & Gazette of Worcester, Massachusetts.[7] In November 2014, New Media Investment Group announced its acquisition of Halifax.[8] The company was created with the assistance of Stephens Inc.

In 2015, GateHouse Media purchased the 36 newspapers then owned by Halifax Media.[9] In 2019, GateHouse Media merged with Gannett, Inc., owner of the USA Today and more than 100 other daily newspapers.


The Halifax Media Group owns the following assets:[1][10]





North Carolina

South Carolina


  1. ^ a b c "News-Journal Acquisition" (Press release). Halifax Media Group. 2010-03-31. Archived from the original on 2012-08-08. Retrieved 2012-02-28.
  2. ^ a b "The New York Times Company Agrees to Sell Its Regional Media Group to Halifax Media Holdings LLC" (Press release). The New York Times Company. 2011-12-27. Retrieved 2012-02-28.
  3. ^ "Contact Us - Halifax Media Group". Halifax Media Group. 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-29.
  4. ^ Halifax Media buys more Florida, North Carolina newspapers
  5. ^ Halifax Media Group purchases three Florida newspapers
  6. ^ Daytona Beach - Halifax Media Group November 2013 Florida Trend page 42
  7. ^ Sutner, Shaun (2014-05-21). "Halifax Media of Florida to buy Telegram & Gazette". Telegram & Gazette. Retrieved 2014-06-13.
  8. ^ "T&G's parent company is sold to New Media, parent of GateHouse Media". Worcester Telegram & Gazette. 2014-11-20. Retrieved 2014-12-21.
  9. ^ SWISHERskyler.swisher@news-jrnl.com, SKYLER. "GateHouse acquires News-Journal, Halifax Media". Daytona Beach News-Journal Online. Retrieved 2020-07-17.
  10. ^ "Halifax Media Group Closes Purchase of New York Times Company Regional Media Group" (Press release). Halifax Media Group. 2012-01-06. Archived from the original on 2012-09-18. Retrieved 2012-02-28.