Profile: Lee Enterprises Inc (LEE)
25 May 2017
Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, incorporated on September 22, 1950, is a provider of local news and information, and a platform for print and digital advertising. The Company's products included 46 daily and 34 Sunday newspapers, 300 weekly newspapers, and classified and niche publications, as of September 25, 2016. The Company also provides a range of digital products, including video, digital couponing, behavioral targeting, audience retargeting, banner advertisements and social networking. It provides digital marketing services to small and midsized businesses (SMBs), including search engine marketing (SEM), social media, audience extension, business profiles, and Website hosting and design. It offers small business solutions, including search engine optimization (SEO), local online marketing, social media marketing, video advertising and Website design. The markets it caters to are located primarily in the Midwest, Mountain West and West regions of the United States.
The Company provides advertising and marketing services, which include retail advertising, classified advertising, national advertising, digital advertising, niche publications and marketing services. Retail advertising includes the sale of display advertising space in the publication, or for preprinted advertising in the publication, to local accounts or regional and national businesses with local retail operations. Classified advertising includes the sale of advertising space in employment, automotive, real estate for sale or rent, legal, obituaries and other categories. National advertising is a print or digital display advertising space. Digital advertising consists of display, banner, behavioral targeting, search, rich media, directories, classified or other advertising on Websites or mobile devices, which are associated and integrated with its print publications, other digital applications or on third-party Websites. Niche publications are specialty publications, such as lifestyle, business and health or home improvement publications. Marketing services include a suite of custom digital marketing services that include SEO, SEM, Web and mobile production, social media services, and reputation monitoring and management. Marketing services also include media buying in audience extension networks, such as Centro DSP, Google Ad Exchange and Facebook.
The Company's subsidiaries include INN Partners, L.C. (TownNews.com), Pulitzer Inc. (Pulitzer) and Madison Newspapers, Inc. (MNI). TownNews.com provided digital infrastructure and digital publishing services for 1,600 daily and weekly newspapers, along with universities, television stations and niche publications, as of September 25, 2016. Pulitzer owns an interest in TNI Partners (TNI). Pulitzer newspaper operations include Bloomington, Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri. MNI publishes daily and Sunday newspapers, and other publications in Madison, Wisconsin and other Wisconsin locations, and supports their related digital products. The Company, TNI and MNI publish daily newspapers, which include St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Arizona Daily Star, Wisconsin State Journal, Daily Citizen, Portage Daily Register, Baraboo News Republic, The Times, The Pantagraph, Herald & Review, Lincoln Journal Star, Columbus Telegram, Fremont Tribune, Beatrice Daily Sun, Quad-City Times, La Crosse Tribune, Winona Daily News, The Chippewa Herald, Billings Gazette, The Courier, Sioux City Journal, The Bismarck Tribune, The Post-Star, Missoulian, Ravalli Republic, The Southern Illinoisan, Rapid City Journal, Independent Record, The Montana Standard, The Journal Times, Albany Democrat-Herald, Corvallis Gazette-Times, Casper Star-Tribune, The Times-News, Elko Daily Free Press, Globe Gazette, The Daily News, Santa Maria Times, Napa Valley Register, Arizona Daily Sun, The Citizen, The Times and Democrat, The Sentinel, The World, The Ledger Independent and Daily Journal.
Lee Enterprises Inc
201 N Harrison St Ste 600
DAVENPORT IA 52801-1918