East Oregonian

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East Oregonian
Type Daily newspaper (Tuesday to Sunday)
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) EO Media Group
Publisher Kathryn Brown[1]
Founded 1875
Language English
Circulation 7,014
Website eastoregonian.com

The East Oregonian (EO) is a daily newspaper published in Pendleton, Oregon, United States and covering Umatilla and Morrow counties.[2] The newspaper was established in 1875 by M. P. Bull, as a weekly.[3][4] In 1882, C. S. "Sam" Jackson purchased the EO.[4][5] Within a year it had become a semiweekly,[4] and in 1888, the paper was published every day except Sunday.[5] Jackson went on to become the publisher of the Oregon Journal in Portland.[4][5]

The newspaper is owned by EO Media Group, which prior to January 2013 was named the East Oregonian Publishing Company.[2] As of 2013, the paper is published Tuesday through Saturday mornings and has a circulation of 7,014.[6] The paper maintains a bureau in Hermiston.[2] The EO is the newspaper of record for Umatilla County.[7]

East Oregonian Publishing Company[edit]

In addition to the East Oregonian, EO Media Group (formerly the East Oregonian Publishing Company) publishes the Blue Mountain Eagle, The Hermiston Herald, and the Wallowa County Chieftain in Eastern Oregon.[8]

The company also owns The Daily Astorian, the Seaside Signal,[9] the Capital Press, Oregon Coast Today (Lincoln City, Oregon), and the Chinook Observer (Long Beach, Washington).[8]


  1. ^ "Kathryn Brown appointed East Oregonian publisher". The Oregonian. The Associated Press. December 29, 2012. Retrieved March 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "EO History". East Oregonian. Retrieved March 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Pendleton East Oregonian". University of Oregon Libraries. Archived from the original on July 20, 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  4. ^ a b c d "East Oregonian newspaper has long history in Eastern Oregon". East Oregonian Publishing Company. Retrieved March 19, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c Mahoney, Barbara. "Charles S. (Sam) Jackson (1860-1924)". The Oregon Encyclopedia. Portland State University. Retrieved March 19, 2013. 
  6. ^ "East Oregonian". Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association. Retrieved March 19, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Newspapers and Genealogical Resources". University of Oregon Libraries. Retrieved March 19, 2013. 
  8. ^ a b "EO Media Group – Publications". Retrieved March 19, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Signal Sold". Seaside Signal. February 28, 2013. Archived from the original on March 4, 2013. 

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