Who We Are
The World-Herald is part of Berkshire Hathaway Media Group, which is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. We are an award-winning, technology-driven, financially-stable media organization that owns and operates 69 newspapers located in desirable markets in Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia. We are a leading provider of news, information and advertising across various print and digital platforms.
The Omaha World Herald traces its start to 2011 when Warren Buffett acquired his hometown newspaper, the Omaha World-Herald and its subsidiaries. The award winning World-Herald is a statewide Nebraska newspaper, and delivers to more readers in southwest Iowa than any other Iowa newspaper. The digital version (Omaha.com) receives approximately 18 million page views by over 1.2 million unique visitors each month. Over 80% of adults in our “home market” of Douglas and Sarpy Counties have seen the printed or digital version in a week’s time.
Our Mission Statement
Our mission is to be the news and information provider of choice for individuals and businesses in our local markets. For our customers, we will be a courageous, independent news provider that educates readers and serves as a center for public policy debate. Truth, accuracy, clarity, fairness and timeliness are our objectives.
Employee Activities Committee
A committee composed with our own talented employees. This committee engages on hosting fun events throughout the year. Examples include- our Founders Day Picnic, Employee Appreciation Day (complete with Hurts Doughnuts!), Chili Cook- off, Ice Cream Social, Vala’s tickets and much more