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Loudoun Times-Mirror sold to a West Virginia-based publisher

Virginia News Group has been sold the Loudoun-Times Mirror and Loudouner magazine to The Ogden Newspapers Inc., based in Wheeling, West Virginia, the Times-Mirror announced Monday.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Times-Mirror will be printed at Ogden’s facility in Frederick, Maryland, as of July 12.

Ogden Newspapers, a family-owned newspaper group, owns 46 daily newspapers and several weekly papers across 16 states. Its holdings include The Frederick News-Post out of Frederick, Maryland, and three Virginia papers: the Daily News-Record, Northern Virginia Daily and The Winchester Star.

The Times-Mirror, a weekly paper, reaches more than 50,000 readers a week, and will continue to employ its local staff in Leesburg, according to the Times-Mirror story. Publisher and former owner, Peter Arundel, will remain.

“Ogden is very committed to local media in the region,” Arundel said in the Times-Mirror piece. “Their recent purchases of neighboring legacy newspapers — The Winchester…

Read the full story from the Washington Business Journal.



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