July 24, 2014 5:02 PM ET


Company Overview of The Providence Journal Company

Company Overview

The Providence Journal Company publishes daily newspaper in the United States. It provides news reports on print, Web, mobile, and tablet. The company offers coverage of local and national news, events, sports, weather, politics, lifestyles, opinion, business, entertainment, food, marketplace, cars, homes, jobs, and obituaries. It also provides third-party sites and other advertising services. The company was founded in 1829 and is based in Providence, Rhode Island. The Providence Journal Company operates as a subsidiary of A. H. Belo Corporation.

75 Fountain Street

Providence, RI 02902-9985

United States

Founded in 1829

2,500 Employees





Key Executives for The Providence Journal Company

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 64
Managing Editor of Visuals
Managing Editor of Operations
Managing Editor of New Media
Senior Vice President of Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Providence Journal Company Key Developments

A. H. Belo Mulls Acquisitions

A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE:AHC) is seeking acquisitions. A. H. Belo said that a sale of The Providence Journal Company would generate additional cash proceeds to potentially invest in or buy advertising and marketing services companies.

The Providence Journal Company Announces Management Changes

The Providence Journal Company has a new top editor. Karen A. Bordeleau will succeed Thomas E. Heslin as executive editor and senior vice president after Heslin steps down later this month following an extended medical leave. Bordeleau served previously as deputy executive editor and, since June, as acting executive editor. Her appointment is effective April 29, 2013. Heslin is retiring after 41 years in journalism, 32 of them at The Journal.

The Providence Journal Co. Cuts 23 Full-Time Staffers

The Providence Journal Co. announced that it laid off 23 full-time staffers in a cost-cutting move that includes 5% of its workforce. 16 guild employees out of about 200, as well as seven non-union staffers were let go.

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