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The Courier News is a daily newspaper headquartered in Somerville, New Jersey, that serves Somerset County and other areas of Central Jersey. The paper has been owned by the Gannett Company since 1940.

Courier News
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
Owner(s)Gannett Company
EditorPaul C. Grzella, general manager
Founded1884 (as The Evening News)
Headquarters92 E Main Street, Somerville, New Jersey 08876 USA
Circulation32,840 daily, 32,163 Sunday in 2008[1]
WebsiteMyCentralJersey.com

Notable employeesEdit

  • John Curley, former president, chairman and CEO of Gannett Co., Inc, the first editor of USA Today, chairman of the Newspaper Association of America, and a member of the Gannett Board of Directors from 1983 to 2001. His newspaper career spanned 30 years with Gannett and including publisher of the Courier-News. The sports journalism department at Penn State is named in his honor.
  • Tom Curley, former president and chief executive officer of the Associated Press. Curley is also a former president, publisher, and one of the co-creators of USA Today. He was publisher of the Courier-News from 1983 until 1985.
  • Guy Sterling, retired journalist and currently author of several books and historian in Newark, New Jersey.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Audit Bureau of Circulations e-Circ data for the six months ending March 31, 2007, accessed November 1, 2007.

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