New Media Investment Group Inc. (New Media) is a holding company. The Company owns, operates and invests in local media assets. It has a focus on owning and acquiring local media assets in small to mid-size markets. The Company is a publisher of locally based print and online media. The Company's operating segments include Eastern US Publishing, Central US Publishing and Western US Publishing. The Eastern US Publishing segment operates in approximately six publication group clusters: the New England Publishing Group, Cape Publishing Group, Providence Publishing Group, Mid-Atlantic Publishing Group, South Atlantic Publishing Group and Coastal Publishing Group. The Central US Publishing segment operates in the states of Illinois, Ohio, New York, Michigan, Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Virginia. The Western US Publishing segment operates in the states of Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, California, Kansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota and Oklahoma, among others.