Brian Jarvis and his mother, Rebecca Jarvis, have purchased the outstanding stock of Clarksburg Publishing Company, d/b/a The Exponent Telegram daily newspaper in Clarksburg, West Virginia, according to John Cribb and Gary Greene of Cribb, Greene & Associates, who represented the seller in the transaction. The transaction is effective as of December 31, 2011.
The Exponent Telegram is an 146-year-old daily newspaper publishing approximately 14,500 paid circulation copies, seven days a week. the newspaper serves the county seat community of Clarksburg, Harrison County and the surrounding communities and counties in North Central West Virginia. Civil War Confederate hero Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was born in Clarksburg.
The newspaper also includes several weekly newspapers and a web printing operation. Brian Jarvis, acting President of The Exponent Telegram said, “Keeping The Exponent Telegram locally owned and operated insures its viability as a pillar of local communities. The Exponent Telegram will continue to be a reliable unbiased source for North Central West Virginia.”
Cribb, Greene & Associates is an 88-year-old newspaper brokerage, consulting and appraisal firm with offices in Bozeman, Montana and Charlottesville, Virginia. For more information contact: John Cribb, Managing Director, Cribb, Greene & Associates, 406-586-6621, firstname.lastname@example.org.