Examiner Newspaper Group
Publishing a local paper in tony River Oaks and West University presents special challenges. How do you entice readers who have The New York Times
and The Wall Street Journal
delivered to their doorsteps? Such was the challenge publisher George Boehme and editor Edwin Henry faced in 2001, when the pair launched the weekly West University Examiner
. A slow, steady readership followed, hooked by Henry's authoritative, hard-news take on local stories. A River Oaks Examiner
followed, and soon the papers were racking up statewide awards for journalistic and design excellence (including coveted Lone Star Awards). Now there's a third Examiner
based in Memorial, making this impressive publishing entity one to watch in an era of declining newspaper readership.