|Founded||Daytona Beach, Florida, United States March 31, 2010|
|Headquarters||2339 Beville Road |
Daytona Beach, Florida 32119
|Products||Northwest Florida Daily News |
The Daytona Beach News-Journal
The Gadsden Times
The Gainesville Sun
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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. On December 27, 2011, The New York Times Company announced it was selling its Regional Media Group to Halifax Media Group. On June 1, 2012, Halifax announced it was acquiring the Florida and North Carolina papers of Freedom Communications. In 2013, Halifax acquired three newspapers from HarborPoint Media: the Daily Commercial of Leesburg, Florida, the South Lake Press in Clermont, Florida and News-Sun of Sebring, Florida. In 2014, Halifax acquired the Telegram & Gazette of Worcester, Massachusetts. In November 2014, New Media Investment Group announced its acquisition of Halifax. The company was created with the assistance of Stephens Inc.
In 2015, GateHouse Media purchased the 36 newspapers then owned by Halifax Media. 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: