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SouthComm buys Louisville alt weekly

May 22nd, 2008

By Staff

Local publishing company SouthComm Communications, the parent of, has acquired LEO, an alternative weekly newspaper serving the Louisville area, from Times Publishing Co. of Pennsylvania.

LEO, which stands for the Louisville Eccentric Observer, was founded in 1990 and is now distributed for free at more than 850 locations in Louisville and Southern Indiana, reaching more than 179,000 people.

SouthComm acquires Medical News

April 18th, 2008

Company's publications cover 10 markets

By Staff

SouthComm Communications, the parent company of, has acquired Medical News Papers, Inc., the company behind a chain of publications catering to healthcare professionals in 10 markets across the Southeast.

SouthComm Launches New Women's Magazine

April 8th, 2008

by staff

SouthComm Communications, the parent company of, will this summer launch a local women’s magazine.

Her Nashville will be a free monthly, feature a range of topics of interest to women and be distributed in racks throughout Nashville and parts of Williamson County. It will be edited by native Nashvillian Ashley Haugen, former managing editor of Nashville, Williamson and Rutherford Parent magazines as well as a national pop-culture publication for young adults.

SouthComm Buys BusinessTN magazine

April 8th, 2008

by staff

SouthComm Communications, the parent company of, has agreed to acquire Decision Media Inc., adding statewide business magazine BusinessTN to its publishing holdings.

BusinessTN reaches more than 40,000 business and community leaders across the state. The magazine was launched in 1993 as Business Nashville relaunched as a statewide publication in January 2004.

SouthComm Buys Music Row

March 27th, 2008

by staff

SouthComm Communications Inc., the parent company of, has acquired Music Row, the respected publisher of music magazines, special reports and other entertainment industry products.

As part of the deal, Music Row publisher and CEO David Ross will become vice president and board member of SouthComm while retaining his post at the helm of the 25-year-old entertainment news outlet. The entire staff of Music Row will stay on.

Nashville Post Becomes Part of SouthComm

January 15th, 2008

by staff

Nashville Post Co. has been incorporated into SouthComm Communications Inc., a new media holding company that is being funded by Solidus Co., the majority investor in

The deal makes, which posted record readership numbers in 2007, part of a Nashville-based publishing group focused on niche audiences. Chris Ferrell, ex-publisher of the Nashville Scene and former Metro Council member, is CEO of SouthComm.

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