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Reno Gazette-Journal

The Reno Gazette-Journal is the main daily newspaper for Reno, Nevada. It is owned and operated by the Gannett Company. It came into being when the Nevada State Journal (founded on November 23, 1870) and the Reno Evening Gazette (founded on March 28, 1876) were combined on October 7, 1983.[3]

Reno Gazette-Journal
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TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Gannett Company
PublisherJohn Maher
EditorKelly Ann Scott[1]
FoundedNevada State Journal: November 23, 1870; 147 years ago (1870-11-23)
Reno Evening Gazette: March 28, 1876; 142 years ago (1876-03-28)
Reno Gazette-Journal: October 7, 1983; 35 years ago (1983-10-07)
Headquarters955 Kuenzli Street
Reno, Nevada 89502-2000
Circulation35,000 Daily
53,959 Sunday[2]

Speidel Newspapers bought the Gazette on October 1, 1939 and bought the Journal a month later.[4] Gannett bought Speidel Newspapers on May 11, 1977.[5][6]

The Reno Gazette-Journal is one of two dailies (the other being the Sparks Tribune) covering the Reno–Sparks metropolitan area, which is also served by the Reno News & Review, an alternative newsweekly.


  1. ^ "Scott named Reno Gazette-Journal's new exec editor". Associated Press. The Mercury News. June 18, 2013. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved July 5, 2013.[dead link]
  2. ^ "About Gannett: Reno Gazette-Journal". Gannett Company. Archived from the original on February 3, 2011. Retrieved October 23, 2006.[dead link]
  3. ^ "Reno Gazette-Journal". Gannett Company. Archived from the original on May 24, 2007. Retrieved March 15, 2009.[dead link]
  4. ^ "Nevada State Journal Is Sold". The New York Times. Retrieved January 5, 2013.(subscription required)
  5. ^ "Newspaper Merger Is Approved". Google News. Retrieved January 5, 2013.[dead link]
  6. ^ Jones, William H.; Anderson, Laird (July 30, 1977). "Gannett: 73 Papers and Still Counting". The Washington Post. Retrieved November 20, 2017.

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