Meet the Dynamic Woman Behind This Local Media Company – With Emily Walsh | Episode 126

When one considers that most of our media is controlled by conglomerates it’s indeed a pleasure to find a local, family-owned organization that gets it right at the community level.

Hi, I’m your host Bob Williams and I’m very pleased to welcome Emily Walsh, president of The Observer Media Group

In this episode, you’ll learn …

  • One thing most people don’t know about Emily.
  • What it was like preparing to lead the family business her parents started.
  • How she separates family from business.
  • Where Emily is taking the Observer Group.
  • … and much…much… more!

Thank you for stopping by today as it is my hope you will listen … learn … and connect!

Emily Walsh is a fourth-generation newspaper woman and President of the Observer Media Group, a family-owned multimedia company that publishes 10 newspapers, five magazines, five web sites, mobile apps and multiple social channels in Florida. Previously, Emily served as Publisher, Chief Digital Officer and Social Editor. Emily also was a professional ballerina with the Sarasota Ballet from 1995 to 2000. Emily serves as a member of the Board of Directors of America’s Newspapers, Ringling College Library Association, Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center, Bay Park Conservancy, Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s Disease and American Jewish Committee – West Coast Florida Chapter. She currently serves as the Chair of Florida Press Association and Sarasota Chamber of Commerce. Emily is member of Leadership Florida Cornerstone Class XXXIV and the International Women’s Forum.