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Media group press print

legal form GmbH
Seat augsburg
management Andreas Scherer
Alexandra Holland
Edgar Benkler
(all management)
Number of employees about 4,000 (2016)
sales 287 million euros (2011)
Branch Media, printing, services

The Media Group Pressedruck is a group of German media companies , printing companies and service companies, which is run by the Presse-Druck- und Verlags-GmbH based in Augsburg . It produces the daily newspapers Augsburger Allgemeine (largest Bavarian subscription newspaper) as well as their local editions (distribution area administrative district Schwaben , district Neuburg-Schrobenhausen and district Landsberg am Lech ), online appearances and advertising papers, holds shares in other daily newspapers ( Allgäuer Zeitung in Kempten, Nordkurier in Neubrandenburg ), operates several radio and television stations and production companies, logistics and other service subsidiaries as well as printing plants.

In addition, the media group dealt jointly with the Local newspaper publishing the Foundation "index of need" (a charity for the needy from the distribution area) and organizer of the golf tournament "Augsburger Press Cup" in favor of "index of need" and organizer of the "Augsburger press Balls" .

In 2010 the media group Main-Post was taken over . In November 2011 the media group Pressedruck took over 51 percent of the shares in Südkurier Medienhaus, at the end of 2013 it took over the remaining 49%.


Newspaper group group

The group operates local radio and television broadcasters as well as a television production company. The company's headquarters are in Augsburg. There are further branches in Berlin, Cologne, Munich, Nuremberg and Kempten. In the radio sector, the group operates the local radio chain hitradio.rt1 network with the stations hitradio.rt1 , hitradio.rt1 south swabia and hitradio.rt1 north swabia . In addition, the group produces the DAB station rt1.inthemix and, in addition to the two internet radio stations Radio Kö and, some web streams with a musical focus. [] The second area of ​​the group is television production, which is bundled within production GmbH. The group has further investments in numerous local and regional broadcasting companies such as B. mü , , Regio TV Schwaben , TV Allgäu Nachrichten , Sat.1 Bayern, Top FM etc.


Letterbox of the LMF-Postservice, a brand of pd.MEDIENLOGISTIK GmbH
  • Direktwerbung Bayern GmbH , head office in Nördlingen , logistics center in Augsburg : Brochure distribution in the administrative districts of Swabia and Upper Bavaria, founded in 2007 through the merger of several direct distribution companies, around 5,500 deliverers. Since 2005 cooperation with Direktwerbung Allgäu (formerly Buchmann Werbung), Kempten.
  • pd.MEDIENLOGISTIK GmbH (pd.M), Augsburg : pd.MEDIENLOGISTIK GmbH was created in 2019 through the merger of the companies Logistic-Mail-Factory (2002), MIMO (2016) and Logistic-Factory (2000). Pd.M takes over the entire value chain of the logistics for the media Pressedruck and external customers ( mail service & lettershop , fulfillment and warehousing, as well as publishing and media logistics). The brands LMF-Postservice and MIMO will continue to exist.
  • ZSP Lieferservice-Plus GmbH & Co. KG , delivery service provider for daily delivery of press and print products as well as letters, founded in 2002
Company building pd.MEDIENLOGISTIK

Printing and other services

  • Presse-Druck- und Verlags-GmbH , Augsburg: publishing house, editor-in-chief, production planning and control
  • Mediengruppe Pressedruck Dienstleistungs-GmbH & Co. OHG : finance and accounting, IT, human resources and law as well as works services
  • Medienzentrum Augsburg GmbH : technical ad processing, founded in March 2007
  • Medien-Akademie Augsburg GmbH : Training of the media group's youngsters and further training of employees in journalism ("Günter Holland Journalist School"), technical and commercial areas

Participation in online startups

Through its subsidiary PDV Inter-Media Venture GmbH media Pressedruck participated with venture capital (venture capital) alone or together with other donors to media-related start-up companies ( startups ) in the areas of web services, Internet and mobile applications that synergies promise within the media group.

Management and ownership

The Pressedruck media group is 50 percent owned by the Holland and Scherer families. After Ellinor Holland's death, the shareholders are her two daughters Alexandra Holland and Ellinor Scherer. Ellinor Holland , publisher of the Augsburger Allgemeine , was the daughter of Curt Frenzel , who founded the Schwäbische Landeszeitung in 1945 - later the Augsburger Allgemeine - and died in 1970. After Frenzel's death, she joined the management and her husband Günter Holland became editor-in-chief. Günter Holland died in 2006, Ellinor Holland in 2010. The managing directors of the group-leading Presse-Druck- und Verlags-GmbH are Andreas Scherer, Alexandra Holland and Edgar Benkler. Alexandra Holland became co-editor of the Augsburger Allgemeine in 2009.


Individual evidence

  1. ^ Editorial department Augsburger Allgemeine: Mediengruppe Pressedruck takes over Main-Post. (No longer available online.) December 20, 2010, archived from the original on December 22, 2010 ; Retrieved December 20, 2010 . Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  2. Mediengruppe Pressedruck takes over majority in Südkurier ( memento from January 3, 2012 in the Internet Archive )
  3. Archived copy ( Memento of the original from February 21, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
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Coordinates: 48 ° 23 '45.3 "  N , 10 ° 55' 13.2"  E