Civitas Media

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Civitas Media, LLC
Industry Newspapers, marketing
Founded2012 (2012)
Headquarters Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Products30 daily newspapers
84 weekly newspapers and shoppers
Number of employees
1,200 [1]
Parent Versa Capital Management

Civitas Media, LLC is a Davidson, North Carolina-based publisher of community newspapers covering 11 Midwestern, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern states.

The company was formed in 2012 via the merger [2] of Heartland Publications, Impressions Media, Ohio Community Media, and Freedom Communications's central division. [3]

In 2017, Civitas sold its newspapers in Ohio, Missouri, West Virginia, Kentucky, Illinois, Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Oklahoma. They continue to own Times Leader in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. [4] [5]

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  1. Civitas Media, LLC. "Media Kit" . Retrieved April 10, 2017.
  2. Versa Capital. "Versa Capital Announces the Formation of Civitas Media, LLC" (Press release). Versa Capital. Retrieved April 10, 2017 via Business Wire.
  3. "Freedom sells Alton Telegraph to Philly firm". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Retrieved April 11, 2017.
  4. "Quarterly Updates - 2nd Quarter 2017". Dirks, Van Essen & Murray. June 30, 2017. Retrieved October 28, 2017.
  5. "Quarterly Updates - 3rd Quarter 2017". Dirks, Van Essen & Murray. September 30, 2017. Retrieved October 28, 2017.