Nearly 1.5 million people living in Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and Washington DC read our community newspapers or visit one of our websites or apps every week. Our newspaper group of 34 publications covers more than half the counties in Maryland and includes 1 daily, 4 multi-day, 20 weeklies, and 9 magazines. This group features 9 newspapers that are over 100 years old and 2 newspapers that are over 200 years old, which are some of the oldest in the country (Star Democrat and Kent County News). We also offer one of the nations largest Military Newspaper Groups with publications serving every base around the Washington DC Marketplace. Combined with these print products, we also offer a rapidly growing digital presence with 9 websites, 5 mobile Apps and an ever-growing portfolio of digital solutions for advertisers.
Our full service commercial printing plant is located in Easton, Maryland. Besides printing our own publications, our plant serves hundreds of customers from around the Mid-Atlantic Region by satisfying their need for quality printing at reasonable prices. Our Mailing Services provides customers the latest technology and software for address enhancement and presort for all classes of mail through a wide variety of cost effective services that meet postal standards.
You will find our newspapers and printing operations striving to meet the needs of readers, advertisers and printing clients. Our products are nestled in the rural areas surrounding the major cities of Baltimore, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Salisbury, and Dover, DE. The diversity of our rural markets includes farming towns like Denton, MD, Navy Base towns like California, MD, and university towns like Newark, Delaware. We have a strong commitment to community journalism. We publish quality, community newspapers that are among the best in the nation and have top-notch websites and apps associated with each of them. We provide leadership within the communities our newspapers serve, recognizing that strong communities deserve strong newspapers. We are the primary source of local information in our communities for government news, civic affairs, social events, business, sports and leisure activities. We are a positive economic force, assisting advertisers in promoting their goods and services to customers and readers.
Over 400 employees and contractors work together to make our organization committed to achieving excellence, respecting and supporting our people and increasing our business through quality products and services that meet the needs of our customers. Our newspaper and printing operations are rooted in more than 200 years of history in Maryland and Delaware. Our uniqueness comes from preserving our rich heritage while working with our communities and our customers toward a prosperous future.
APG Media of Chesapeake is a division of family owned, Adams Publishing Group. The Adams family has additional publishing operations in Minnesota, Ohio, Idaho, Wyoming, Michigan, and Wisconsin. The Adams family also owns radio stations, outdoor advertising companies and Camping World/Good Sam, a national distributor of recreational vehicles and camping-related products and services.