The company began in 1872 when Alfred B. Miller and Elmer Crockett founded the South Bend Tribune. Over the last five generations, Schurz has invested in connecting people with information through the acquisition of newspapers, radio and television stations, digital companies, broadband operations and cloud services providers. Today, Schurz is focused on the technology of information sharing and making human and geographic connections happen on a global scale.
Schurz puts great emphasis on seeking the truth and sharing it with others. Our purpose is to provide a better understanding of the world, so that our customers are more informed and can positively impact our communities and society.