Pacific Publishing Company

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The Pacific Publishing Company Publication Division produces print and digital editions serving the numerous neighborhood communities throughout Seattle. Its print editions include The Queen Anne and Magnolia News, Madison Park Times and City Living. Monthly print distribution is 125,000 copies through neighborhoods across Seattle

Print editions are supported by digital enhanced versions of the print products that serve those same neighborhoods.

The News is part of the Pacific Publishing Company Inc. family of Seattle-based community newspapers, which includes the online only versions of the North Seattle Herald Outlook, the Beacon Hill News & South District Journal and the monthly print and online products Madison Park Times and City Living.

Total PPC circulation in the first week of each month, when circulation numbers for the North Seattle Herald Outlook and Capitol Hill Times are increased for direct mail, is 79,200.

Pacific Publishing Company (PPC) was established in 1990. It has its roots in both Murray Publishing Company and the former Flaherty Newspapers that were purchased and integrated to form what is now PPC. Pacific Publishing owns and operates seven community newspapers within the Seattle area, as well as its own commercial printing plant.

The Commercial Printing Division has long been an important part of Pacific Publishing Company's overall operations as a newspaper and publishing company. The Commercial Web Printing Division was first started within Murray Publishing and has been serving a variety of printing clients since 1976.

Pacific Publishing's Printing Division is considered a leading publication and commercial printing operation and is listed by both the Puget Sound Business Journal and Media Inc. in the area's largest printing companies lists since 1997.

The PPC printing and operations facility is centrally located near downtown Seattle at 636 S. Alaska Street, in SoDo near Georgetown. PPC maintains a seven-unit cold-set web press and a second line of five units of cold-set press. The facility can handle up to 48 pages in a single section Tabloid format with one spot color. In addition to web printing capabilities, PPC has in-house bindery equipment and composing facilities.


The Pacific Publishing Company's newspapers contain community-based articles, such as business profiles, human-interest stories and opinion. The company is one of the Northwest's largest newspaper publishers and handles numerous education-based school publications as well as numerous community weeklies.

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