PA Newspapers Partner for Commercial Printing Services
PHILADELPHIA—April 11, 2013—Interstate General Media (IGM), publisher of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News and Philly.com, has partnered with Broad Street Media to provide commercial printing, packaging and transportation for The Northeast Times and The Star effective immediately.
“We are pleased to offer Interstate General Media’s full suite of commercial printing services at our Schuylkill Printing Plant to Broad Street Media,” said Michael Lorenca, associate publisher, COO and general manager at Interstate General Media. “The services provided to The Northeast Times and The Star will establish a long, mutually beneficial strategic partnership between Interstate General Media and Broad Street Media.”
IGM’s Schuylkill Printing Plant, located in Conshohocken, PA, is one of the largest commercial printing facilities in North America. In addition to printing several existing national and regional publications, the commercial services being provided to The Northeast Times and The Star will further position IGM’s printing plant as one of the leading providers of publishing and printing services in the Philadelphia and New Jersey metropolitan market.
“We are very excited to be partners with Interstate General Media and feel strongly that our announcement of this news is the beginning of a long-term relationship,” relayed Darwin Oordt, owner of Broad Street Media. “We look forward to working with Mike Lorenca, Mark Frisby and their respective teams on many future joint initiatives that will benefit not only our companies, but our advertisers and readers in the region.”
About Interstate General Media
Interstate General Media is the parent company of Philadelphia Media Network (PMN), publisher of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, Philadelphia Daily News Weekend and Philly.com. With its multiple brand platforms and integrated print and digital products, PMN is the region’s largest media network and the industry’s technological leader and innovator. PMN publications reach an average weekly audience of 2.1 million adults—more than the combination of the three early evening television news shows or the combination of those radio stations ranked in the top five during morning drive-time programming.
About Broad Street Media
Broad Street Media (BSM) delivers local community neighborhood newspapers throughout northeast Philadelphia, the Philadelphia river wards, southern New Jersey and Pennsylvania suburbs. BSM’s publications include The Northeast Times, The Star, NJ Wire, PA Midweek Wire and Employment Weekly Magazine.
Source: Interstate General Media.