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Section 1: 8-K (8-K)


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 17, 2019 (October 16, 2019)
 
New Media Investment Group Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
001-36097
38-3910250
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
 
1345 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10105
212-479-3160
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of registrant’s principal executive offices)
 
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the Registrant under any of the following provisions:



Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
 
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
 
Title of each class
 
Trading
Symbol(s)
 
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
 
NEWM
 
New York Stock Exchange
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
 
Emerging Growth Company
 
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐



ITEM 8.01
OTHER EVENTS
 
On October 16, 2019, New Media Investment Group Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing a third quarter 2019 cash dividend, as well as the scheduling of the release of its financial results for the third quarter of 2019. A copy of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1, which is incorporated herein by reference.
 
ITEM 9.01 –  FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
 
(d) Exhibits
 
99.1
Press Release dated October 16, 2019


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 
NEW MEDIA INVESTMENT GROUP INC.
     
Date:  October 16, 2019
By:
/s/ Michael E. Reed
   
Name:  Michael E. Reed
   
Title:    Chief Executive Officer and President



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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EXHIBIT 99.1)


Exhibit 99.1


New Media Announces Dividend and Schedules Third Quarter 2019 Results


NEW YORK, N.Y. October 16, 2019 – New Media Investment Group Inc. (“New Media” or the “Company”, NYSE: NEWM) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a third quarter 2019 cash dividend of $0.38 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on November 12, 2019 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 1, 2019.

New Media also announced today that it will release its third quarter financial results on Thursday, October 31, 2019, prior to the opening of the New York Stock Exchange. Management will host a conference call on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 9:00 A.M. Eastern Time. A copy of the earnings release will be posted to the Investor Relations section of New Media’s website, www.newmediainv.com.

All interested parties are welcome to participate on the live call. The conference call may be accessed by dialing 1-855-319-1124 (from within the U.S.) or 1-703-563-6359 (from outside of the U.S.) ten minutes prior to the scheduled start of the call; please reference “New Media Third Quarter Earnings Call” or access code “3578522”.

A simultaneous webcast of the conference call will be available to the public on a listen-only basis at www.newmediainv.com. Please allow extra time prior to the call to visit the website and download any necessary software required to listen to the internet broadcast.

A telephonic replay of the conference call will also be available approximately two hours following the call’s completion through 11:59 P.M. Eastern Time on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by dialing 1-855-859-2056 (from within the U.S.) or 1-404-537-3406 (from outside of the U.S.); please reference access code “3578522”.

The declaration and payment of any dividends are at the sole discretion of the Board of Directors, which may decide to change the Company’s dividend policy at any time.

About New Media Investment Group Inc.
 
New Media supports small to mid-size communities by providing locally-focused print and digital content to its consumers and premier marketing and technology solutions to our small and medium business partners. The Company is one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the United States as measured by our 154 daily publications.  As of June 30, 2019, New Media operates in over 600 markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million people on a weekly basis and serves over 200,000 business customers.

For more information regarding New Media and to be added to our email distribution list, please visit www.newmediainv.com.

Contact:
Ashley Higgins, Investor Relations
[email protected]
(212) 479-3160

Source: New Media Investment Group Inc.



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