List of newspapers in Virginia

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This is a list of newspapers in Virginia.

Daily, weekly and other newspapers (currently published)[edit]

Title Locale Year est. Frequency Publisher/parent company Notes
Alexandria Gazette Packet Alexandria Nondaily
Alexandria Times Alexandria Nondaily
Amelia Bulletin Monitor Amelia Court House Nondaily
Amherst New Era-Progress Amherst Nondaily
Arlington Sun Gazette Arlington Nondaily
Bedford Bulletin Bedford Nondaily
Bland County Messenger Bland County Nondaily
Bristol Herald Courier Bristol Daily Berkshire Hathaway Inc.[1]
CentreView Centreville Nondaily
Clinch Valley News Tazewell Nondaily
El Comercio Woodbridge Nondaily
Courier-Record Blackstone Nondaily
Culpeper Star-Exponent Culpeper Daily Berkshire Hathaway Inc.[1]
Daily News-Record Harrisonburg Daily
Daily Press[2] Newport News 1896 Daily Tronc, Inc.[3]
Daily Progress Charlottesville Daily Berkshire Hathaway Inc.[1]
Danville Register & Bee Danville Daily Berkshire Hathaway Inc.[1]
El Eco de Virginia Norfolk Nondaily Spanish language newspaper
(Fairfax) Sun Gazette Great Falls, McLean, Oakton, Tysons, Vienna (Fairfax County) Nondaily
Fairfax Times Fairfax County Nondaily
Falls Church News Press Falls Church Nondaily
Farmville Herald Farmville Nondaily published twice weekly
Flagship News Norfolk Nondaily military newspaper serving the entire Hampton Roads area
Floyd Press Floyd Nondaily
Free Lance–Star Fredericksburg Daily Berkshire Hathaway Inc.[1]
Galax Gazette Galax Nondaily
Glo-Quips Gloucester Nondaily
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal Gloucester Nondaily
Greene County Record Stanardsville Nondaily
Henrico Citizen Henrico County, Virginia Nondaily published two times a week
Hopewell News Hopewell, Virginia Nondaily published two times a week
El Imparcial Manassas Nondaily Spanish language newspaper
Inside Business[2] Norfolk Nondaily
InsideNoVa/Prince William Prince William County Nondaily
Inside NoVa/North Stafford Stafford County Nondaily
King George Journal King George Nondaily
Las Américas Newspaper Falls Church Nondaily Spanish language newspaper
Loudoun Times-Mirror Ashland Nondaily
Madison Eagle Madison Nondaily
Martinsville Bulletin Martinsville Daily Berkshire Hathaway Inc.[1]
Mount Vernon Voice Alexandria Nondaily
New Journal and Guide Norfolk Nondaily
News & Advance[2] Lynchburg 1986 Daily Berkshire Hathaway Inc.[1]
News-Gazette[2] Lexington 1835[4] Began as the Union in 1832
News Leader Staunton Daily Gannett Company[5]
News-Patriot Hopewell, Virginia Nondaily published once a week
News Virginian Waynesboro Daily Berkshire Hathaway Inc.[1]
Northern Virginia Daily Strasburg Daily Ogden Newspapers Inc.[6]
Orange County Review Orange Nondaily
Page News and Courier Page County Nondaily
Politico Arlington County Nondaily
Powell Valley News Lee County Nondaily
Powhatan Today Powhatan Nondaily
Progress-Index Petersburg Daily GateHouse Media[7]
Purcellville Gazette Loudoun County, Virginia Nondaily
Rappahannock News Washington Nondaily
Richlands News-Press Richlands Nondaily
Richmond Free Press Richmond Nondaily
Richmond Times-Dispatch[2] Richmond 1850[8] Daily Berkshire Hathaway Inc.[1]
Roanoke Star-Sentinel Roanoke Nondaily
Roanoke Times[2] Roanoke 1886 Daily Berkshire Hathaway Inc.[1]
Roanoke Tribune Roanoke Nondaily founded by Fleming Alexander
Smithfield Times Smithfield Nondaily
Smyth County News & Messenger Marion Nondaily published two times a week
Southside Messenger Keysville Nondaily
Southside Sentinel Urbanna Nondaily
Southwest Times Pulaski Daily
Style Weekly Richmond Nondaily
Suffolk News-Herald Suffolk Daily
Tidewater News Franklin Nondaily published three times a week
Tidewater Review West Point Nondaily
El Tiempo Latino Arlington Nondaily Spanish language newspaper
Times-Virginian Appomattox Nondaily
USA Today Tysons Corner Daily Gannett Company National circulation; headquartered in Virginia[9]
Virginia Beach Sun[2] Virginia Beach
Virginia Gazette Williamsburg Nondaily published two times a week
Virginia Lawyers Weekly Richmond Nondaily GateHouse Media[7]
Virginian-Pilot[2] Norfolk 1894[10] Daily
Virginian Review Covington Nondaily
Voz Hispana de Virginia Magazine Richmond Nondaily
Washington County News Abingdon Nondaily
Westmoreland News Westmoreland County Nondaily
Winchester Star Winchester Daily
Wytheville Enterprise Wythe County Nondaily published two times a week
Yorktown Crier-Poquoson Post Yorktown Nondaily

University newspapers[edit]

Defunct newspapers[edit]

Title Locale Year est. Year ceased Notes
Alexandria Gazette[11] Alexandria 1834 1974 Began as Columbian Mirror and Alexandria Gazette in 1792[10]
Broadside former student newspaper of George Mason University
Circuit Catlett
Hook Charlottesville
Ledger-Star Norfolk 1876[8] 1995[10] Began as Public Ledger, became Ledger-Star in 1962
News & Messenger Manassas
Northern Virginia Sun Arlington 1998
Port Folio Weekly Norfolk 1983
Religious Herald Richmond 1828[11]
Richmond Chronicle Richmond 1969
Richmond News Leader Richmond 1888 1992
Richmond Whig Richmond 1824[11] Began as Constitutional Whig in 1824[10]
Roanoke Weekly Press Roanoke 1891 1892 "Roanoke City's first black newspaper"[12]
Rockingham Register[11] Harrisonburg 1822[10]
Scottsville Sun Scottsville
Shenandoah Herald[11] Woodstock 1817 Began as Woodstock Herald in 1817[10]
Spectator[11] Staunton 1823[13]
Virginian[11] Lynchburg 1809 Began as Lynchburg Press in 1809[10]
Washington Examiner Springfield
Washingtonian[11] Leesburg 1808[10]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Berkshire Hathaway Inc., "Daily Newspapers: Virginia", 2016 Annual Report (PDF), Omaha, Nebraska 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Member Directory". Glen Allen, VA: Virginia Press Association. Retrieved March 18, 2017. 
  3. ^ Tronc, Inc., 2016 Annual Report, Chicago, Illinois 
  4. ^ "Lexington Gazette". Chronicling America. US Newspaper Directory. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved March 19, 2017. 
  5. ^ Gannett Co., Inc., Our Brands: Virginia, McLean, Virginia, retrieved March 27, 2017 
  6. ^ Ogden Newspapers Inc., Locations: Virginia, Wheeling, West Virginia, retrieved March 27, 2017 
  7. ^ a b GateHouse Media, LLC, Our Markets: Virginia, Pittsford, New York, retrieved March 27, 2017 
  8. ^ a b "Southern Press". The South in the Building of the Nation. 7. Richmond, VA: Southern Historical Publication Society. 1909. pp. 402–436. Date of establishment of leading Southern newspapers 
  9. ^ "U.S. Daily Newspapers, 2012". World Almanac and Book of Facts 2014. USA: World Almanac Books. ISSN 0084-1382.  via Google Books
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h "US Newspaper Directory". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved March 18, 2017. 
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h North 1884.
  12. ^ Rand Dotson. "Roanoke Weekly Press". Encyclopedia Virginia. Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. Retrieved March 18, 2017. 
  13. ^ "Staunton Spectator". Chronicling America. US Newspaper Directory. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved March 19, 2017. 
  14. ^ Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture. "About". Virginia Commonwealth University. Retrieved March 23, 2017. 


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