AIM Media buys Ohio newspaper

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — A company with management ties to the Daily Reporter has purchased a media company in Ohio.

AIM Media Midwest LLC announced Monday it has acquired the publishing assets of The Sentinel Company Inc. of Bowling Green.

The publication and affiliated website included in the transaction are the daily newspaper serving Bowling Green and surrounding Wood County, the website sent-trib.com, and a variety of other specialty and periodic publications.

“The Sentinel Company has long been one of the most respected and admired local publishing and media companies in the United States,” said Jeremy L. Halbreich, chairman and CEO of AIM Media Management.

AIM Media Midwest already owns and operates 17 daily newspapers, 15 weekly newspapers, affiliated websites and a variety of related weekly and specialty publications in Ohio and West Virginia.

AIM Media Midwest is an affiliate of AIM Media Texas and AIM Media Indiana, which owns the Daily Reporter. All the AIM entities are managed by AIM Media Management of Dallas, Texas, where Halbreich serves as chairman and CEO, and Rick Starks serves as president and COO.

AIM focuses on local content across all forms of media including print, online and video. The company recognizes the value and benefits that local news, information and advertising services bring to local communities and regional markets and is the leading information source in the communities it serves, Halbreich said.