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National, Regional and State


National Associations
  • AFCP
Association of Free Community Papers
Executive Director: Loren Colburn
7445 Morgan Road, Suite 103
Liverpool, NY 13090
Phone: 877-203-2327
Fax: 781-459-7770
  • IFPA
Independent Free Papers of America
Executive Directors: Douglas Fry & Danielle Burnette
13157 Avocet St. NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55448
1.888.450.8329 (fax)

Regional Associations
Free Community Papers of New England
700 Main Street
P.O. Box 28
Willimantic, CT 06226
Phone: 877-423-6399
Fax: 860-423-6391
Mid-Atlantic Community Papers Association
Executive Director: Alyse Mitten
P.O. Box 408
Hamburg, PA 19526
Phone: 610-562-5480 or 800-450-7227
Fax: 610-562-9511
  • MFCP
Midwest Free Community Papers
Executive Director: KEVIN
P.O. Box 5720
Coralville, IA 52241-5720
400 First Avenue #2
Coralville,  IA 52241
Phone: 319-341-4352 or 800-248-4061
Fax: 319-341-1112
Pacific Northwest Association of
Want Ad Newspapers
Executive Director: Kylah Strohte
304 West Third Avenue
Spokane, WA
Phone: 800-326-2223
Fax: 509-455-7940
  • SAPA
Southeastern Advertising Publishers Association
Executive Director: Douglas Fry
104 Westland Drive
Columbia, TN 38401
Phone: 931.223.5708
Fax: 888.450.8329
  • SACP
Southwestern Association of Community Publications
Norm Wilkerson

State Associations
  • CPI&I
Community Papers of Indiana and Illinois
Executive Director: Tina Jackson
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P.O. Box 1004
Crown Point, IN 46308
Phone: 219-689-6262
Fax: 219-374-7558
  • CPF
Community Papers of Florida
Executive Director: Dave Neuharth
P.O. Box 1149
Summerfield, FL 34492-1149
13405 Highway 484
Belleview,  FL 34420
Phone/Fax (display ads & others):
Phone/Fax (classified billing inquiries):
  • CPM
Community Papers of Michigan
Executive Director: Jack Guza
P.O. Box 1338
East Lansing, MI 48826
5000 Northwood Drive, Suite 240
East Lansing, MI 48823
Phone: 800-783-0267 or 517-333-3355
Fax: 517-333-3322
Community Papers of Ohio and West Virginia
Executive Director: Phil Daubel
3500 Sullivant Avenue
Columbus, OH 43204
Phone: 614-272-5422
Fax: 614-272-0684
Free Community Papers of New York
Executive Director: Dan Holmes
109 Twin Oaks Drive, Suite D
Syracuse, NY 13206
Phone: 315-472-6007 or 877-275-2726
Fax: 877-790-1976
  • WCP
Wisconsin Community Papers
Executive Director: Janelle Anderson
P.O. Box 1256
Fond du Lac, WI 54936-1256
Phone: 800-727-8745 or 920-924-2651
Fax: 920-922-0861

Alternative Newspapers in United States

Alternative newsmedia newspapers and magazines

Birmingham  Birmingham Weekly 20,000
Birmingham  Black & White 27,000
Mobile  Mobile Lagniappe 25,000

Phoenix  Phoenix New Times 132,000
Tucson  Tucson Weekly 44,000

Little Rock  Arkansas Times 26,038

Arcata  North Coast Journal 22,000
Chico  Chico News & Review 34,035
Costa Mesa  OC Weekly 78,000
Long Beach  Random Lengths News 22,500
Los Angeles  Easy Reader 57,000
Los Angeles  LA Weekly 174,011
Monterey   Monterey County Weekly 37,326
Oakland  East Bay Express 45,000
Palo Alto  Palo Alto Weekly 33,500
Pasadena  Pasadena Weekly 29,105
Sacramento  Sacramento News & Review 89,000
San Bernardino  Inland Empire Weekly30,000
San Diego  San Diego CityBeat 50,000
San Diego  San Diego Reader 134,190
San Francisco  San Francisco Bay Guardian 95,000
San Francisco  SF Weekly 85,046
San Jose  Metro Silicon Valley70,000
San Luis Obispo  San Luis Obispo New Times37,000San Rafael  Pacific Sun36,000
Santa Barbara  Santa Barbara Independent39,210
Santa Cruz  Santa Cruz Weekly28,000
Santa Rosa  North Bay Bohemian 25,000
Ventura  Ventura County Reporter33,000

Boulder  Boulder Weekly 25,000
Colorado Springs  Colorado Springs Independent36,000
Denver  Westword 80,000

Bridgeport  Fairfield County Weekly27,113
Hartford  CTNow 37,595
New Haven  New Haven Advocate

Jacksonville  Folio Weekly magazine
Miami  Miami New Times 100,000
Orlando  Orlando Weekly 31,276
Palm Beach  New Times Broward-Palm Beach 70,000
Tampa/St. Petersburg  Creative Loafing Tampa Bay 41,130

Athens  Flagpole magazine
Atlanta  Creative Loafing Atlanta 86,165
Augusta  Metro Spirit 19,000

Honolulu  Honolulu Weekly 41,229
Wailuku  Maui Time Weekly18,000

Boise  Boise Weekly 35,000I


Chicago  Chicago Newcity magazine
Chicago  Chicago Reader 86,974
Springfield  Illinois Times 28,000

Indianapolis  Nuo Newsweekly 33,556

Des Moines  Des Moines Cityview27,053

Louisville  Louisville Eccentric Observer (LEO) Weekly28,844

Lafayette  Lafayette Independent 15,000
New Orleans  Gambit Weekly 40,000

Portland  Portland Phoenix 44,500

Baltimore  Baltimore City Paper 91,500

MassachusettsBoston  Boston Phoenix 145,551
Boston  Dig Boston magazine
Northampton  Valley Advocate34,447
Worcester  Worcester magazine

Detroit  Detroit Metro Times 65,073
Lansing  Lansing City Pulse20,000

Minneapolis/St. Paul  Minneapolis City Pages 110,000

Jackson  Jackson Free Press17,000

Kansas City  Kansas City Pitch 45,000
St. Louis  Riverfront Times (RFT) 87,000

Missoula  Missoula Independent 17,516

Omaha  Omaha Reader 19,200

NevadaLas Vegas  Las Vegas Weekly 75,000
Reno  Reno News & Review (RN&R)24,290

New Mexico
Albuquerque  Albuquerque Weekly Alibi 39,563
Santa Fe  Santa Fe Reporter19,500

Albany  Metroland40,000
Buffalo  Artvoice 55,000
Ithaca  Ithaca Times 28,600
Mineola  Long Island Press72,311
New York City  Village Voice 250,000
Rochester  Rochester City 42,000
Syracuse  Syracuse New Times 32,042

North Carolina
Asheville  Mountain Xpress 28,128
Charlotte  Creative Loafing Charlotte 43,889
Durham  Durham Independent Weekly 45,000

Athens  Athens News18,018
Cincinnati  Cincinnati CityBeat40,000
Cleveland  Cleveland Scene magazine
Columbus  Other Paper49,556

Oklahoma City  Oklahoma Gazette 57,500
Tulsa  Urban Tulsa Weekly35,000

Bend  Source Weekly of Bend12,767
Eugene  Eugene Weekly (EW)40,000
Portland  Portland Mercury35,899
Portland  Willamette Week 80,000

Philadelphia  Philadelphia City Paper 81,409
Philadelphia  Philly Weekly (PW) 83,258
Pittsburgh  Pittsburgh City Paper 66,314

Rhode Island
Providence  Providence Phoenix 68,000

South Carolina
Charleston  Charleston City Paper 40,000
Columbia  Columbia Free Times34,000

Chattanooga  Chattanooga Pulse15,000
Knoxville  Metro Pulse 40,000
Memphis  Memphis Flyer 45,843
Nashville  Nashville Scene 44,107

Austin  Austin Chronicle 81,666
Austin  Texas Observer8,000
Dallas/Fort Worth  Dallas Observer 105,000
Dallas/Fort Worth  Fort Worth Weekly 37,959
Houston  Houston Press 82,737
San Antonio  San Antonio Current 33,169

Salt Lake City  Salt Lake City Weekly47,095

Burlington  Seven Days33,417

VirginiaCharlottesville  C-Ville Weekly20,396
Richmond  Style Weekly37,100

Seattle  Seattle Stranger74,074
Seattle  Seattle Weekly 109,000
Spokane  Pacific Northwest Inlander49,768

Madison  Isthmus50,317
Milwaukee  Shepherd Express 58,917
Wausau  Wausau City Pages15,879

WyomingJackson  Planet Jackson Hole12,000

Washington DC
Washington DC  Washington City Paper 69,990

Student Newspapers in United States

  • Arkansas Traveler (University of Arkansas)
  • Herald (Arkansas State University)
  • Arka Tech (Arkansas Tech University)
  • Echo (University of Central Arkansas)
  • Mirror (University of Northern Colorado, Greeley)
  • Wire (Delaware Tech)
District of Columbia
  • GW Hatchet (George Washington University)
  • Hoya (Georgetown University)
  • Coyote (Albertson College of Idaho)
  • Arbiter (Boise State University)
New Hampshire
New JerseyNew Mexico
  • New Mexico Daily Lobo (University of New Mexico)
New YorkNorth CarolinaNorth Dakota
  • Dakota Student (University of North Dakota)
  • O'Collegian (Oklahoma State University)
  • Tartan (Carnegie Mellon University)
  • Triangle (Drexel University, Philadelphia,)
Rhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth Dakota
  • Augustana Mirror (Augustana College)
TennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest Virginia
  • Battler Columns (Alderson-Broaddus College)
  • Carroll University (Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin)
  • Lawrentian- Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin)
  • Branding Iron (University of Wyoming)

North American Mature Publishers Association

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What Is NAMPA?
  North American Mature Publishers Association is the non-profit association for publishers of local/regional senior publications. NAMPA was founded in 1994 to provide mature market publishers with regional information exchanges and meeting opportunities.
NAMPA members publish over 35 publications with a combined circulation of over 2.0 million in the United States and Canada.
NAMPA membership provides an opportunity to exchange ideas with other top publishing leaders.
Membership is by invitation. We are a professional group of newspaper publishers meeting to share leading edge strategies and marketing tactics.

For more information about NAMPA opportunities contact:
c/o Gary L. Calligas, Executive Director
P. O. Box 19510
Shreveport, LA 71149-0510
Phone: 1-877-GO-NAMPA (1-877-466-2672)
Fax: 318-525-0655
Cell: 318-347-6839 

USA Local News Media by State

USA Newspapers Listed By State

National Association of Hispanic Publications, Inc.

National Association of Hispanic Publications, Inc.
National Press Building

529 14th Street NW, Suite 923
Washington, D.C.  20045
Phone: (202) 662-7250

Membership Directory

Spanish-language daily and non-daily newspapers

Spanish-languagne daily newspapers
  • La Opinión (Los Angeles, California )
    Largest Spanish-language daily newspaper published in the United States. The newspaper was founded in 1926.
  • Hoy Los Angele
    One of the most widely read Spanish-language newspapers published in Los Angeles and Chicago.
  • El Diario La Prensa (New York)
    One of the oldest Spanish-language daily newspapers in the United States. The newspaper owned by impreMedia LLC.
  • El Nuevo Herald (Miami, Florida)
  • Las Américas Newspaper
    US Hispanic newspaper based in Falls Church, Virginia. The newspaper established in 1999, circulating in VA, MD, and DC metropolitan area.
Spanish-language non-daily newspapers
ArizonaArkansasGeorgiaCaliforniaConnecticutDelawareFloridaIllinoisKansasLouisianaMarylandMississippiNew YorkNorth CarolinaOhioTennesseeTexasWashington, D.C.

List of Roman Catholic newspapers

Top Jewish newspapers in United States

  • Algemeiner Journal
    Weekly Jewish-American newspaper published in New York. The newspaper owned by Gershon Jacobson Jewish Continuity Foundation.
  • American Israelite
    Jewish weekly newspaper based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Founded in 1854, American Israelite is one of the oldest English-Jewish newspapers in United States.
  • Atlanta Jewish Times
  • Five Towns Jewish Times
    Weekly newspaper of Nassau County, New York.
  • Forward
    New York City based newspaper was founded in 1897 as a Yiddish-language daily newspaper.

Associations, Organizations and Groups dedicated to Journalism Activities

  • American Press Institute – founded by newspaper publishers in 1946, the American Press Institute is the oldest and largest center devoted solely to training and professional development for the news industry and journalism educators. The Institute conducts more than 30 residential seminars a year for journalists, sales, marketing and management professionals in print, broadcast and digital media companies. 
  • American Society of News Editors – The American Society of News Editors is a membership organization for daily news editors, people who serve the editorial needs of daily newspapers and certain distinguished individuals who have worked on behalf of editors through the years.
  • – an initiative of, looks at how journalists can use social networks and other Web tools to improve beat reporting, with an emphasis on “pushing the practice” and spotlighting innovation. 
  • Center for Media and Democracy – The Center for Media and Democracy was founded in 1993 as an independent non-profit, non-partisan, public interest organization. CMD’s mission is to promote transparency and an informed debate by exposing corporate spin and government propaganda and by engaging the public in collaborative, fair and accurate reporting. 
  • CyberJournalist – is a news and resource site that focuses on how the Internet, convergence and new technologies are changing the media. The site offers tips, news and commentary about online journalism, citizen journalism, and digital storytelling. 
  • Editor & Publisher – E&P is America’s oldest journal covering the newspaper industry. The journal covers all aspects of the North American newspaper industry, including business, newsroom, advertising, circulation, marketing, technology, online and syndicates.
  • IJNet – International Center for Journalists – IJNet is an online service for journalists, media managers, media assistance professionals, journalism trainers and educators, or anyone else with an interest in news media around the world. 
  • Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) – IRE is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of investigative journalism. IRE was formed in 1975 to create a forum in which journalists throughout the world could help each other by sharing story ideas, newsgathering techniques and news sources. The mission of IRE is to foster excellence in investigative journalism, which is essential to a free society. 
  • Knight Digital Media Center – OJR – The Knight Digital Media Center is a partnership of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and the University of California at Berkely Graduate School of Journalism. The Center was launched in April 2006 to focus on helping journalists succeed in the rapidly changing media landscape. 
  • MediaBistro – is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. MediaBistro’s mission is to provide opportunities to meet, share resources, become informed of job opportunities and interesting projects and news, improve career skills and showcase your work.
  • Media Research Center – founded in 1987, the Media Research Center is dedicated to monitoring the liberal bias of media through scientific research. The organization’s goal is to combat bias in the media, striving for balance in the press. 
  • National Association of Black Journalists – the NABJ is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to, and advocates on behalf of, black journalists worldwide. Founded in 1975, NABJ is the largest organization of journalists of color in the nation. 
  • National Center for Business Journalism – the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism is dedicated to improving the quality of business journalism through ongoing educational programs. 
  • National Newspaper Publisher Association – The NNPA, also known as the Black Press of America, is a 67-year-old federation of more than 200 Black community newspapers from across the United States. The organization serves as the industry’s news service. In 2001, in association with the NNPA Foundation, it began building the BlackPressUSA Network, the nation’s premier network of local Black community news and information portals. 
  • National Press Club – The National Press Club has been a part of Washington life for nearly 100 years. The Club was founded in 1908 to promote social enjoyment among the members, to cultivate literary taste, to encourage friendly intercourse among newspaper people, and those with whom they were thrown in contact in the pursuit of their vocation. Today, the National Press Club is one of most recognized journalism organizations in the world. 
  • National Writers Union – The National Writers Union is a free trade union of freelance and contract writers (journalists, book authors, business and technical writers, Web content providers, and poets). The union consists of nearly 2,000 members in 16 chapters nationwide. The Union works to defend the rights and improve the economic and working conditions of all writers. 
  • – is a research project based at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and directed by professor Jay Rosen. Its mission is to spark innovation in “open platform” journalism, distributed reporting and what’s now called crowdsourcing. These are forms made possible by the Web and by the falling costs for large numbers of people to locate each other, share information and collaborate across distance. 
  • Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard – established in 1938, the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard administers the oldest midcareer fellowship program for journalists in the world. More than 1,300 journalists of accomplishment from 88 countries have received Nieman Fellowships and benefited from a year of study and exploration at Harvard University. In 2008, the foundation established the Nieman Journalism Lab, which aims to identify best practices in journalism and emerging business models at a time when the industry is experiencing rapid change.
  • Online Journalism Blog – OJB publishes comment and analysis on developments in online journalism and online news, citizen journalism, blogging, vlogging, photoblogging, podcasting, interactive storytelling, publishing, computer assisted reporting, user generated content, online communities, mobile phone journalism and social media. 
  • The Poynter Institute – The Poynter Institute is a school for journalists, future journalists and teachers of journalism. The school is dedicated to teaching and inspiring journalists and media leaders. It promotes excellence and integrity in the practice of craft and in the practical leadership of successful businesses. It stands for a journalism that informs citizens and enlightens public discourse. 
  • Project for Excellence in Journalism – The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism is dedicated to trying to understand the information revolution. It specializes in using empirical methods to evaluate and study the performance of press, particularly content analysis. The Center’s goal is to help both the journalists who produce the news, and the citizens who consume it, develop a better understanding of what the press is delivering, how the media is changing, and what forces are shaping those changes. 
  • Public Journalism Network – The Public Journalism Network is a virtual, global network of journalists, educators and lay people interested in exploring and strengthening the relationship between journalism and democracy. The site has evolved from a public journalism site to an information clearinghouse for both public and citizen journalism.
  • Reclaim the Media – a nonprofit dedicated to pursuing a more than just society by transforming our media system and expanding communications rights of ordinary people. 
  • The Reporters Committee for Freedom of Press – The Reporters Committee for Freedom of Press was created in 1970 at a time when the nation’s news media faced a wave of government subpoenas asking reporters to name confidential sources. In recent years, the Committee has taken the lead in building coalitions with other media-related organizations to protect reporters’ rights to keep sources confidential and to keep an eye on legislative efforts that impact the public’s right to know. 
  • Society of American Business Editors and Writers – members of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) have joined together in the common pursuit of the highest standards of economic journalism, through both individual and collective efforts. The Society’s mission as an independent, not-for-profit organization is to encourage comprehensive reporting of economic events without fear of favoritism, and to upgrade skills and knowledge through continuous educational efforts. 
  • Society for News Design – The Society of News Design encourages high standards of journalism through design. The SND is an  international professional organization with more than 2,600 members in the U.S., Canada and more than 50 other countries, comprised of editors, designers, graphic artists, publishers and other media professionals. 
  • Society of Professional Journalists – the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) is the nation’s most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior. Founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to well-informed citizenry through the daily work of its nearly 10,000 members; works to inspire and educate current and future journalists through professional development; and protects First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and press through its advocacy efforts.
  • Suburban Newspapers of America – SNA is the only non-profit, professional trade association specifically serving the suburban and community newspaper industry. 
  • Wired Journalists – a Ning social network for journalists who want to build their skills, serve their communities, and advance their careers.
  • World Press Institute – The World Press Institute (WPI) is a private, nonprofit organization supported by a wide range of foundations, local and national media, multinational U.S. corporations, and individuals from all over the world.

Spanish Language Newspapers in the USA

Spanish Language Newspapers in the USA

African American newspapers and news sites

  • Bay State Banner
    Daily newspaper published in Boston, Massachusetts for primarily African American readers.
MichiganMississippiMissouriNebraskaNew YorkNew JerseyNorth CarolinaOhio
  • Call and Post
    Weekly newspaper published in Cleveland, Ohio. Most of its circulation in the predominantly African-American neighborhoods.
  • Black Chronicle
    African American community newspaper based in Oklahoma City. The newspaper owned by Perry Publishing and Broadcasting.
  • Seattle Medium
    Featuring business, sports, religion, events, business, health, and more.
Washington D.C.

National Black Guide

State and Regional Newspaper Association

Alabama Press Association

Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association

American Press Institute

American Society of Newspaper Editors

Arizona Newspaper Association

Arkansas Press Association

Audit Bureau of Circulations

British Columbia and Yukon Community Newspapers

 California Newspaper Publishers Association

Canadian Community Newspapers Association
Canadian Newspaper Association

Colorado Press Association

European Newspaper Publisher Association

Florida Press Association

Freedom Forum

Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas

Georgia Press Association

Hoosier State Press Association

Idaho Press Association

Illinois Press Association

Inland Press Association

International Newspaper Financial Executives

Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc.

Iowa Newspaper Association

Kansas Press Association

Kentucky Press Association

Louisiana Press Association

Maine Press Association

Massachusetts Newspaper Publishers Assn

MD-DC Press Association

Michigan Press Association

Minnesota Newspaper Association

Mississippi Press Association

Missouri Press Association

Montana Newspaper Association

National Freedom of Information Coalition

National Newspaper Association

Nebraska Press Association

Nevada Press Association

New England Press Association

New Jersey Press Association

New Mexico Press Association

New York Newspaper Publishers Association

New York Press Association

Newspaper Association of America

North Carolina Press Association

North Dakota Newspaper Association

Ohio Newspaper Association

Oklahoma Press Association

Ontario Community Newspapers Association

Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association

Pacific Northwest Newspaper Association

Pennsylvania Newspaper Publishers Association

Pew Center for Civic Journalism

Poynter Institute

Society for News Design

South Carolina Press Association

South Dakota Newspaper Association

Southern Newspaper Publishers Association

Suburban Newspapers of America

Tennessee Press Association

Texas Associated Press Managing Editors Association

Texas Circulation Management Association

Texas Daily Newspaper Association

Texas Press Association

Utah Press Association

Virginia Press Association

Washington Newspaper Publishers Association

West Virginia Press Association

Wisconsin Newspaper Association

World Association of Newspapers

Wyoming Press Association


Magazines by topic

Advertising/Communications/Marketing/Media Associations


National Association of Broadcasters

National Association of Broadcasters
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Washington DC 20036 

OnLine Resource guide

USA News Radio Stations by State

USA TV Stations by State