Evening Post Industries Acquires Content That Works
Acquisition signifies continuation and expansion of content marketing services
Charleston, SC - March 31, 2016 - Evening Post Industries (EPI), a privately held national company with assets in media, marketing services and other industries, announced today that it has acquired Content That Works, a premier provider of content marketing services to the media industry.
Content That Works will operate as a new division of EPI's Evening Post Publishing Newspaper Group (EPPNG), under the leadership of Brad M. Boggs, senior director of interactive sales. It will continue to produce original editorial content and custom native advertising for online, print and broadcast media to help them grow audience and revenue.
Content That Works provides content to 30 million homes a month across the U.S. and Canada, through more than 1,000 newspaper, TV and radio stations. The Content That Works product portfolio extends to over two dozen specialty-content packages including well-known brands JobWeek, Real Estate Weekly, Body & More, WheelDeals, HomeStyle and KidScoop.
Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, a merger and acquisition firm based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, represented Content That Works in the sale.
Evening Post Publishing Newspaper Group publishes daily and community newspapers, including The Post and Courier in Charleston SC, winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.
According to EPPNG president P.J. Browning, “We are excited to combine the outstanding existing offerings of Content That Works with our own considerable skills in writing, editing and packaging top quality content. Our media properties have a strong commitment to the highest standards of journalism and content for our audiences, and this acquisition will utilize those core strengths to enhance and expand Content That Works’ print, digital, video and content marketing products and services.”
Established in Chicago in 2001 by founder Paul A. Camp, Content That Works operations will relocate to Charleston, South Carolina, where EPI is headquartered. Camp will remain with the company, along with several other staff members.
“We are excited to become part of such a solid journalistic organization,” said Camp. “With Evening Post Industries at the helm, Content That Works will continue to be the quality leader and will provide uninterrupted service to our customers. We look forward to drawing on the resources of a Pulitzer Prize winning organization to fuel expansion and speed innovation for the future. We could not be more pleased.”
About Evening Post Industries
Evening Post Industries, Inc. (EPI) is a leading provider of trusted news, information and entertainment delivered across a robust multimedia platform including 13 network-affiliated broadcast television markets, two daily newspaper markets, eight community newspaper markets and digital communication across all the markets. Other EPI business units include marketing services, hospice care, real estate, and technology services. Founded in 1896, the company is based in Charleston, SC.