Post–Newsweek Stations renamed Graham Media Group

By News4Jax.com Staff, webteam@wjxt.com
Published On: Aug 06 2014 11:38:22 AM EDT
Updated On: Jul 28 2014 10:34:54 AM EDT
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

The parent company of WJXT changed its name from Post–Newsweek Stations to Graham Media Group, effective Monday.

In addition to WJXT, Graham Media Group, a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company (GHC), owns four other local TV stations reaching 6.2 percent of U.S. television households: WDIV–Detroit and KPRC–Houston (NBC); KSAT–San Antonio (ABC); and WKMG–Orlando (CBS).

All five Graham Holdings station are in a top-50 market and recognized as news leaders. The stations also broadcast digital channels focusing on classic television and lifestyle programming, in addition to operating market-leading websites, mobile sites and mobile apps delivering breaking news, weather and community news, reaching millions of users across each platform.

“Much like our parent company, Graham Holdings, this new name better reflects the diversity of our creative and innovative company," said Emily Barr, president and CEO of Graham Media Group. "We provide our communities with the best local news, programming and critical information, delivered on-air, on-line and on-demand, via our television stations, websites and social media, as well as 90 news, weather and community-focused mobile apps. In addition, we have recently made a strategic investment in Storm Pins, a crowd-sourced, social weather and breaking news app that connects you to your community, and we continue to look for ways to expand our reach into local communities through innovative digital media and web-based communications.”