It is with great honor and excitement that we announce that we have purchased the Review-Journal. Your newspaper has had a remarkable 106-year history, and we are proud to be part of the next era of great journalism in Las Vegas and its surrounding communities.
As the largest newspaper serving Nevadans, the Review-Journal also becomes our company’s largest daily newspaper. We recognize and value the Review-Journal’s strong brand, its tradition of providing compelling and distinguished journalism, and its important role in serving Greater Las Vegas and Nevada.
We enter your market committed to supporting a journalistically proud, sustainable, agile and innovative organization, and we are committed to upholding the high standards and unquestioned integrity that you have come to expect from the Review-Journal.
Our company, New Media Investment Group, the parent company of GateHouse Media, publishes newspapers and websites in 32 states across the country, but this will be our first in Nevada. We believe that newspapers will continue to be the leading source of local information for their communities for decades to come. We also believe that succeeding in the future will require investment methods of reporting, and new ways of helping you to stay informed.
We also value the Review-Journal’s ability to connect you, the reader, to your community at large. Such forums as the Review-Journal’s letters to the editor, online discussions, and the well-attended NewsFeed panel discussions represent vibrant means of bringing people together to discuss the important issues facing the city, state, and local communities.
The newspaper also helps to make important connections between you and the many businesses and organizations in the Las Vegas area. Whether you are looking to buy new furniture oracar, searching for something to do at night, or just checking Sunday circulars for the weekly sales, the Review-Journal helps you make these decisions. We truly appreciate the support that advertisers contribution towards funding the newspaper’s journalism and mission.
We know that the Review-Journal plays an indispensable role in helping you live your life in-and-around Las Vegas. We look to uphold this great institution and make the investments needed to thrive in the new multimedia world. And, we look forward to serving the readers and advertisers of the Review-Journal.
I welcome your ideas on coverage areas we could expand, or business initiatives we might undertake, that will guide our investment and help us grow this important community asset. Sincerely,