Archives: Marshall Morton

Media General no longer in the newspaper business

Back in June, Media General sold all but one of its newspaper assets to Berkshire Hathaway. Now the local company has found a buyer for that last paper.

Media General CEO, Marshall Morton, will step down at year’s end

It’s been a crazy year for the local media company and it will end with the exit of its president and CEO.

Media General lays off 75 employees

Two months ago, Media General sold over 60 of its newspapers. Now the company will conduct employee layoffs.

Times-Dispatch parent considers sale as loan clock ticks

This story first appeared on, Richmond’s leading source for business news. Richmond-based Media General, the parent company of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, said Wednesday that it is considering selling some of its newspapers. The company said in a news release that it had been contacted by potential buyers but did not say which properties were […]