The Royal Gazette
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Front page of the Royal Gazette, 24 February 2004
|Type||Daily newspaper (not published on Sundays or public holidays)|
|Owner(s)||The Bermuda Press (Holdings) Ltd. (BSX: BPH.BH)|
|News editor||Adrian Robson|
|Circulation||14,578 copies (last audited November 2007)[dated info]|
|Sister newspapers||Mid-Ocean News (weekly; ceased publication October 2009)|
Circulation, administration and ownership
With an average daily circulation 14,578 copies (last audited November 2007),[dated info] the newspaper says it reaches around 97 percent of the adult population (per mindmaps March 2013 media survey).
It is 100% owned by The Bermuda Press (Holdings) Ltd. The Bermuda Press (Holdings) Limited is a publicly traded company on the Bermuda Stock Exchange (www.bsx.com)
Tim Hodgson is Consulting Editor and Jonathan Kent and Dexter Smith are the Deputy Editors.
The sports section devotes extensive coverage to Bermuda's cricket and football (soccer) teams, along with reports of English football and occasional wire stories on American football and baseball. The weekly shipping section provides news about port issues and details of cargo and cruise ship arrivals, which are of interest to the remote island's readers. The Saturday religion section has a large number of church advertisements, along with news accounts of church programmes and issues.
- Local News
- Overseas News
- Lifestyle and Opinion
- Personal Technology (Wednesday)
- Shipping (Wednesday)
- Youth (Thursday)
- TV Week (Friday)
- Personal Finance (Saturday)
- Religion (Saturday)
- Weekender (Saturday)
Former sister publication
When The Royal Gazette's sister paper, the weekly Mid-Ocean News, ceased publication in October 2009, its full-colour comics section and magazine-style television guide insert became Royal Gazette features.
- theroyalgazette.com, the newspaper's official website
- Archival issues of The Royal Gazette and Colonist Daily, available in the Digital Library of the Caribbean