New Mexico Newspapers

Santa Fe New Mexican

The Santa Fe New Mexican is a daily newspaper published in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It is the oldest daily newspaper west of the Mississippi River established in 1849. The New Mexican?s first publishers were E.T. Davies and W.E. Jones. The first edition had two pages in English and two in Spanish. The paper became a daily in 1867. The first Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper was printed on November 1, 2004. On March 29, 2012 it was announced that The New Mexican had won first place in the color division of the Inland Press Association's Print Contest. There are over 1,200 newspapers in the IPA group. The New Mexican won the black and white division in 2011. The New Mexican is the biggest commercial printer in New Mexico printing a wide variety of newspapers and other products.