Newport News Daily Press
The Daily Press is a morning newspaper and is located in Newport News, Virginia. The newspaper focuses primarily on the cities and counties on and around the Virginia Peninsula: Newport News, Hampton, Williamsburg, James City County, York County, Isle of Wight County, Gloucester County, Smithfield and Poquoson. The newspaper was established in 1896 and has been owned by the Tribune Company since July 1986. The Daily Press published its first edition on January 4, 1896, less than two weeks before the General Assembly declared Newport News a city. In 1991, the Daily Press’ competitor shut down and left them as the only major newspaper serving the city of Newport News. The newspaper has had a reputation for outstanding photography and features both national and local news, sports, entertainment, lifestyle, and more. The Daily Press has a daily circulation of approximately 83,000 and a Sunday circulation of about 108,000. While the main office is located in Newport News, the paper also has bureaus in Williamsburg, Gloucester and Isle of Wight County.