17 West 12th St.
Columbus, GA 31902
Mission Statement: The Ledger-Enquirer and Ledger-Enquirer.com is committed to being the Chattahoochee Valley's and East Alabama's primary source of news, advertising, information and commentary. It will sustain this commitment by upholding the highest standards of journalism while providing superior customer service and striving to improve readership and profitability. The Ledger-Enquirer endeavors to be a rewarding and caring place to work and a force for positive change in the community.
Founded: The Enquirer was founded in 1828, the year the city was incorporated. The Ledger started publishing in 1886. In 1930 the Ledger company acquired the Enquirer newspaper and began publishing a Sunday Ledger-Enquirer. In 1988 the morning Enquirer and afternoon Ledger merged to form a daily newspaper.
Rodney Mahone, President and Publisher
Joseph Keita, Vice President and Editor
Heather Williams, Vice President, Circulation and Marketing
Lisa Berrian, Vice President, Advertising
Jose Mendoza, Vice President, Operations and Technology
Conna Hardy, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Dusty Nix, Editorial Page Editor
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General Hiring Contact: Human Resources Generalist Regina Torbett at 706-571-8626 or e-mail email@example.com
Market: The Columbus Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Muscogee, Harris, Troup, Talboc, and Chattahoochee counties in Georgia and Russell and Lee counties in East Alabama.
Circulation Area: 7 counties in Western Georgia, and East Alabama.
Readership: The Sunday circulation is 42,198, daily circulation is 34,147 according to a March 31st 2011 Audit Bureau of Circulations report.
Online audience: 4,000,000 page views per month; 600,000 monthly unique visitors.
Pulitzer Prizes: The Enquirer won the Pulitzer Prize in 1926 for an editorial stance against the Ku Klux Clan, The Ledger won in 1955 for coverage of the Phenix City Ala. cleanup.