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Morris Multimedia
IndustryMedia conglomerate
HeadquartersSavannah, Georgia, US

Morris Multimedia, Inc. is a media company based in Savannah, Georgia, founded in 1970 by Charles H. Morris. Morris Multimedia is the parent company of Morris Newspaper Corporation and Morris Network. The company's offices are in the Oliver Sturges House at 27 Abercorn Street in Savannah.[1]


The Morris Newspaper Corporation division owns and operates over 65 publications including dailies, shoppers, and specialty magazines in nine states and the Caribbean.

Daily newspapers

Weekly newspapers


Morris Multimedia has its own broadcasting division, Morris Network, who owns and operates several television stations. In 2003, Morris Multimedia announced that they would sell KARK in Little Rock, Arkansas and WDHN in Dothan, Alabama to Nexstar Broadcasting Group for an undisclosed price.[2] Later that year, it purchased WCBI in Columbus from Imes Communications for an undisclosed price.[3] Between 2006 and 2008, Morris Multimedia purchased two television stations from Media General. These were WDEF-TV in Chattanooga and WTVQ-DT in Lexington. The former was part of the acquisition that Media General also saw that they would purchase the smaller NBC O&Os, while the latter was to reduce debt flow Media General had invested in.[4][5] Also in 2006, it purchased WWAY from Raycom Media for $18.5 million as part of divestures regarding of Raycom's acquisition of Liberty Corporation.[6]

Current Morris network stations

City of license / Market Station Channel
Owned since Network affiliation
Macon, Georgia WMGT-TV 41 (40) 1978 NBC
MyNetworkTV (DT2)
Lexington, Kentucky WTVQ-DT 36 (40) 2008 ABC
MyNetworkTV (DT2)
Biloxi - Gulfport, Mississippi WXXV-TV 25 (48) 1997 Fox/MyNetworkTV
The CW (DT3)
Columbus - Tupelo - West Point, Mississippi WCBI-TV 4 (35) 2003 CBS
MyNetworkTV (DT2)
The CW (DT3)
Wilmington, North Carolina WWAY 3 (24) 2006 ABC
The CW (DT3)
Chattanooga, Tennessee WDEF-TV 12 (12) 2006 CBS

Former Morris TV stations

City of license / Market Station Channel
Years owned Current ownership status
Dothan - Ozark, Alabama WDHN 18 (21) 1986–2003 ABC affiliate owned by Nexstar Media Group
Little Rock - Pine Bluff, Arkansas KARK-TV 4 (32) 1988–2003 NBC affiliate owned by Nexstar Media Group
Valdosta - Albany, Georgia WVGA 44 (43) 1986–1992 CBS affiliate, WSWG, owned by Marquee Broadcasting

Morris Technology

Morris also owns Morris Technology, a company specialising in infrastructural services for the media industry.


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  2. ^ "Nexstar In Line?". Talk Business & Politics. 2003-07-21. Retrieved 2021-12-08.
  3. ^ Elkins, Ashley. "Ga. company buys WCBI in Columbus". Daily Journal. Retrieved 2021-12-27.
  4. ^ "MEDIA GENERAL COMPLETES CHATTANOOGA SALE". TV News Check. 2006-10-13. Retrieved 2021-12-08.
  5. ^ "Media General spins begin | Radio & Television Business Report". RBR. 2008-03-09. Retrieved 2021-12-08.
  6. ^ "Raycom sells WWAY station". Wilmington Star-News. 2005-12-30.