AIM Media acquires Sentinel-Tribune of Ohio

AIM Media Midwest has acquired the publishing assets of The Sentinel Company of Bowling Green, Ohio. 

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

In conjunction with the transaction, AIM announced that Karmen Concannon, publisher at the Sentinel-Tribune, will remain in her current position. 

The publications and affiliated website included in the transaction are the daily newspaper serving Bowling Green and surrounding Wood County, website, and a variety of other specialty and periodic publications. 

"The Sentinel Company has long been one of the most respected and admired local publishing and media companies in the United States," said Jeremy L. Halbreich, CEO of AIM Media Management. 

"The Haswell family has owned and operated the Sentinel-Tribune for over 118 years with Karmen representing the fourth generation of family ownership and her parents, Tom and Kathy Haswell, representing the third generation," said Halbreich. "We have great admiration for the entire family and we are very flattered to have this opportunity to become directly involved with their important, high-quality, local journalism operation," he said. 

AIM Media Midwest owns and operates 17 daily newspapers, 15 weekly newspapers, affiliated web sites and a variety of related weekly and specialty publications in Ohio and West Virginia. The company is an affiliate of AIM Media Texas and AIM Media Indiana and both entities are managed by AIM Media Management of Dallas, Texas.

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