The Cheatham County Exchange is Cheatham County’s local newspaper. Published every Tuesday, The Exchange started as the I-24 Exchange in June 2000. The Exchange was purchased by Main Street Media of Tennessee in August 2017.
Founded in 2013, Main Street Media of Tennessee is a multi-media company that publishes 12 local weekly newspapers in 10 Nashville-area counties, a daily e-newspaper called Main Street Nashville, 17 websites, e-newsletters and social media pages as well as radio shows, live videos and podcasts. Main Street Media’s mission is to provide readers with unique local news and information that is relevant and helps them live better lives.
Main Street Media’s newspapers include the Murfreesboro Post, Wilson Post, Gallatin News, Hendersonville Standard, Portland Sun, Robertson County Connection, Cheatham County Exchange, Dickson Post, Main Street Clarksville, Fort Campbell Courier, Main Street Fairview, Main Street Maury and Main Street Nashville. The company publishes websites and social media pages for each paper as well as online only sites mainstreetpreps.com (high school sports) and titaninsider.com (Tennessee’s pro football team).
Main Street Media focuses on hyperlocal news and its products include coverage of news, business, government, education, prep sports, community features, personalities and more.
The company has been recognized over the past several years by the Tennessee Press Association as having some of the best journalism in the state. Main Street Media’s newspapers have consistently been named the best in Tennessee in their respective circulation divisions.
The company is locally owned and operated by longtime Middle Tennessee residents Dave and Ellen Gould and headquartered in Gallatin, Tenn.