Media in Portland, Oregon
Portland, Oregon, United States supports a multitude of media, including long-established newspapers, television and radio stations; a number of smaller local art, culture, neighborhood and political publications; filmmaking; and, most recently, Internet media development. Portland has the 22nd largest newspaper, the 23rd largest radio and the 22nd largest television market in the United States. The Portland media market also serves Vancouver, Washington.
The Oregonian is the only daily general-interest newspaper serving Portland. It also circulates throughout the state and in Clark County, Washington. The Vancouver, Washington-based newspaper The Columbian also covers general news from Portland.
Smaller local newspapers, distributed free of charge in newspaper boxes and at venues around the city
- Portland Tribune (general-interest paper published on Tuesdays and Thursdays),
- Willamette Week (general-interest alternative weekly),
- Portland Mercury (bi-weekly, targeted at younger urban readers),
- Northwest Examiner, a monthly newspaper with a circulation of 23,000 distributed by saturation mailing with news from northwest Portland, Pearl District and Goose Hollow. The publisher was established in 1986.
- Southeast Examiner, a monthly newspaper with a circulation of 24,600 covering SE Portland from SE Water Ave to SE 82nd as well as NE Laurelhurst area to SE Powell Blvd.
- Southwest News is a monthly newspaper mailed to every resident of the Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc coalition and it is published by the coalition. Approximately 9,000 copies are mailed, as well as distributed in the lobby of the Multnomah Arts Center.
- Sellwood Bee is a monthly newspaper established in 1906 and serves the inner southeast neighborhoods.
- The Asian Reporter (a weekly covering Asian news, both international and local),
- Christian News Northwest, a regional monthly newspaper serving the evangelical Christian community.
- Daily Journal of Commerce. Portland Monthly is a monthly news and culture magazine.
- The Portland Alliance, a largely anti-authoritarian progressive monthly, is the largest radical print paper in the city.
- Portland Business Journal, Weekly. Covers business-related news.
- Portland Indymedia is one of the oldest and largest Independent Media Centers.
- Street Roots, is a weekly street newspaper published by a homeless advocacy group Street Roots. It is sold within the city by vendors.
The Portland metro area is the 22nd largest U.S. market area with 1,182,180 homes with TVs and 1.035% of the U.S. market. In addition, the Portland Television market area is considered as serving the entire state of Oregon. The major network television affiliates include: (Network O&O Stations are found in bold)
|2||KATU||ABC||Sinclair Broadcast Group||MeTV on 2.2, Comet TV on 2.3, Stadium on 2.4|
|6||KOIN||CBS||Nexstar||GetTV on 6.2, Bounce TV on 6.3|
|8||KGW||NBC||Tegna||Justice Network on 8.2, Quest on 8.3|
|10||KOPB||PBS||Oregon Public Broadcasting||Create/PBS World on 10.2, PBS Kids on 10.3, OPB Radio on 10.4|
|12||KPTV||Fox||Meredith||Cozi TV in 12.2, Laff on 12.3, Dabl on 12.4|
|22||KPXG||ION||ION Media Networks||Qubo on 22.2, Ion Plus on 22.3, Infomercials on 22.4, QVC on 22.5, HSN on 22.6, Telemundo on 22.7|
|24||KNMT||TBN||Trinity Broadcasting Network||Hillsong Channel on 24.2, Smile/JUCE TV on 24.3, Enlace on 24.4, TBN Salsa on 24.5|
|26||KJYY-LD (licensed to Salem)||GOD TV||Northwest Christian Broadcasting|
|32||KRCW (licensed to Salem)||The CW||Nexstar||Antenna TV on 32.2, Court TV on 32.3, TBD on 32.4|
|36||KEVE-LD (licensed to Vancouver, WA)||3ABN||Better Life Television|
|47||KUNP-LD (licensed to La Grande)||Univision||Sinclair Broadcast Group||TBD on 47.2, Charge! on 47.3|
|49||KPDX (licensed to Vancouver, WA)||MNT||Meredith||Court TV Mystery on 49.2, Bounce TV on 49.3, Grit on 49.4|
The Portland metro area is the 23rd largest radio market in the U.S.
|Call sign||Frequency||City of License ||Owner||Format |
|KXTG||750 AM||Portland||Alpha Broadcasting||Sports|
|KPDQ||800 AM||Portland||Salem Media Group||Christian radio|
|KPAM||860 AM||Troutdale||Pamplin Media Group||News/Talk|
|KWIP||880 AM||Dallas||Jupiter Communications||Regional Mexican|
|KMTT||910 AM||Vancouver, WA||Entercom||Sports (ESPN Radio)|
|KWBY||940 AM||Woodburn||94 Country Inc.||Regional Mexican|
|KUFO||970 AM||Portland||Alpha Broadcasting||Talk|
|KOOR||1010 AM||Milwaukie||Bustos Media||Spanish News/Talk|
|KXPD||1040 AM||Tigard||Churchill Media||Chinese|
|KFXX||1080 AM||Portland||Entercom||Sports (ESPN Radio)|
|KGDD||1150 AM||Portland||Bustos Media||Regional Mexican|
|KRYN||1230 AM||Gresham||Bustos Media||Regional Mexican|
|KKPZ||1330 AM||Portland||Crawford Broadcasting||Christian radio|
|KBNP||1410 AM||Portland||Business Talk|
|KBPS||1450 AM||Portland||Portland Public Schools (Oregon)||Educational|
|KBMS||1480 AM||Vancouver||Urban AC|
|KQRR||1520 AM||Oregon City||Bustos Media||Russian|
|KKOV||1550 AM||Vancouver||Pamplin Media Group||Brokered foreign language|
|KOHI||1600 AM||St. Helens||News/Talk|
|KDZR||1640 AM||Lake Oswego||Salem Media Group||News/Talk|
- "Arbitron Radio Market Rankings: Fall 2012". Arbitron. September 13, 2012. Retrieved December 29, 2012.
- "Nielsen Media Research Local Universe Estimates" (PDF). The Nielsen Company. September 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 17, 2013. Retrieved December 29, 2012.
- "About". NWExaminer. Retrieved 2020-05-08.
- "About SE Examiner". The Southeast Examiner of Portland Oregon. Retrieved 2020-05-08.
- "SW News | Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc". swni.org. Retrieved 2020-05-08.
- "Read Portland's hundred-year-old neighborhood newspaper, THE BEE!". www.readthebee.com. Retrieved 2020-05-08.
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