Dolan Media Acquires New Orleans Publishing Group

Posted on April 30, 1999

Dolan Media Company has acquired New Orleans Publishing Group, a business information company that publishes weekly New Orleans CityBusiness and 30 other highly focused business titles serving southern Louisiana. William M. Metcalf, Jr., the company's founder and controlling shareholder, will remain as a consultant to New Orleans Publishing Group (NOPG) and will become a shareholder in Dolan Media.

James P. Dolan, president and chief executive of Dolan Media, said all of the business publications' employees will be retained. He also said that effective immediately Carolyn McLellan, a veteran New Orleans media executive, was appointed president and publisher of NOPG and will be responsible for all Dolan Media activities in Louisiana. McLellan previously was president and chief operating officer of NOPG. McLellan said NOPG's operations would remain in current facilities at Heritage Plaza, 111 Veterans Boulevard in Metairie, LA.

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