Texas Newspapers

Austin American-Statesman

The Austin American-Statesman is the major daily newspaper for Austin, the capital city of Texas. It is owned by Cox Enterprises. The newspaper places focus on issues affecting Austin and the Central Texas region. The Austin American-Statesman competes with the Austin Chronicle, an alternative weekly. The paper was founded as the tri-weekly Democratic Statesman in 1871, the newspaper was originally allied with the state Democratic party during Reconstruction. The paper prints Associated Press international and national news, and has strong Central Texas coverage, especially in political reporting. The Statesman benefits from the culture and writing heritage of Austin. It extensively covers the music scene, especially the annual South by Southwest Music Festival.

Beaumont Enterprise

The Beaumont Enterprise is a newspaper of the Hearst Corporation, headquartered in Beaumont. It has been in operation since 1880. The Enterprise is a perennial winner of the state’s top journalism awards, including the Texas Press Association’s and Texas Associated Press Managing Editors’ prizes for overall excellence. Operating separately under the same company for many years, the Enterprise and Journal merged in 1983. The Hearst Corporation acquired the Enterprise from the Jefferson-Pilot insurance company's publications arm in 1984. John E. Newhouse is the publisher and Timothy M. Kelly is the editor. Headquarter are located in Beaumont, TX on Main Street. The average circulation for this paper is 23,388 daily and 33,957 on Sundays.

Brownsville Herald

The Brownsville Herald is a newspaper based in Brownsville, Texas, circulating in the Cameron County area. Jesse O. Wheeler, a newspaperman from Victoria purchased Brownsville's Cosmopolitan newspaper in 1892 and renamed it the Brownsville Herald. It was owned by Freedom Communications until 2012. Its papers, the Brownsville Herald, Odessa American, Valley Morning Star of Harlingen, El Nuevo Heraldo, The Monitor of McAllen, The Mid Valley Town Crier of Weslaco, Coastal Current of South Padre Island and a variety of other weekly and monthly publications were sold to AIM Media Texas.

Bryan Eagle

The Eagle, officially known as The Bryan-College Station Eagle, is a daily newspaper based out of Bryan, Texas. Centered in Brazos County, the paper covers an eight-county area around Bryan-College Station that includes Texas A&M University. First published as the Weekly Eagle in 1889, it transitioned to a daily in 1913

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Founded in 1883, the Caller-Times has been in existence almost as long as the city of Corpus Christi. Before consolidating into the Caller-Times in the 1920s, this Corpus Christi paper was first the Caller followed by the Times. The paper hit a new turning point in August 1995 when it launched an internet edition of the Caller-Times, called caller.com. Both the paper and the site have routinely been recognized for quality, and in 2001, the Caller-Times was named the Best Daily Newspaper by the Press Club of Dallas in a 5-state competition area. It was also pegged the best paper in the 100,000 and under circulation category.

El Paso Times

Founded in 1881 by Marcellus Washington Carrico, the El Paso Times covers the city of El Paso, Texas. It originally started out as a weekly but within a year's time; it became the daily newspaper for the frontier town. The newspaper has a daily circulation of almost 74,000 and almost 89,000 on Sundays. In 1972, the Gannett bought the Times. In 2003, Gannett and MediaNews Group formed a partnership between the Times and MediaNews' New Mexico papers, with Gannett as the management partner. In December 2005, Gannett became a minority partner in the El Paso Times, handing most of the partnership and management to Denver-based MediaNews. The El Paso Times is currently the only English-language daily in El Paso, but often competes with the Spanish-language El Diario de El Paso, an offshoot of El Diario de Juárez. The El Paso Times has recently expanded its online capabilities and introduced continuous online updates.

Houston Chronicle

The Houston Chronicle is the largest daily newspaper in Texas, headquartered in the Houston Chronicle Building located at 801 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX. As of March 2008, it is the ninth-largest newspaper by circulation in the United States. The Chronicle's first edition was published on October 14, 1901. At the end of its first month in operation, the Chronicle had a circulation of 4,378 — roughly one tenth of the population of Houston at the time. Within the first year of operation, the paper purchased and consolidated the Daily Herald. The Chronicle is owned and operated by the Hearst Corporation. The publisher of the Chronicle is John McKeon.

Laredo Morning Times

The Laredo Morning Times is a daily newspaper publication based in Laredo, Texas. It is owned by theHearst Corporation. The Laredo Morning Times was founded on June 14, 1881 as

Longview News-Journal

The Longview News-Journal is the major newspaper printed in the City of Longview, Texas. With roots stretching back to 1871, the Longview News-Journal is the flagship of Texas Community Media, the Victoria-based media group that owns and operates the News-Journal, daily Marshall News Messenger and a dozen weekly and twice-weekly newspapers and websites in East Texas. The newspaper today circulates its print edition in 11 East Texas counties to about 25,000 subscribers daily. In addition to producing the daily News-Journal, the Longview location is the centralized news, advertising, printing and circulation site for all Texas Community Media newspapers and websites in East Texas. Together, the daily and weekly newspapers, along with their online products, reach more than 300,000 consumers each week.

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal is a newspaper based in Lubbock, Texas. The paper is owned by the Morris Communications Company. The Lubbock Avalanche was founded in 1900 by John James Dillard and Thad Tubbs. According to Dillard, the name

McAllen Monitor

Customers who purchase a McAllen Monitor subscription receive comprehensive and in-depth news coverage. A well respected newspaper with strong local focus, compelling feature articles and sharp editorial content, McAllen Monitor newspaper readers are always well informed.

Midland Reporter-Telegram

The Midland Reporter-Telegram is a daily newspaper in Midland, Texas. It is located in the heart of the vast 54-county Permian Basin of West Texas, a geological region which produces 70 percent of the oil in Texas. The newspaper's special coverage includes the Permian Basin Oil Report

San Antonio Express-News

Founded in 1865, the San Antonio Express-News considered the information source for South Texas. This Hearst Corporation newspaper is led by President & Publisher John C. McKeon, Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration Susan Pape, and Managing Editor Jamie Stockwell. In addition to its staff in San Antonio and its neighboring counties, the Express-News maintains bureaus in Austin, the Rio Grande Valley and Washington, D.C.

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Based in Tyler, Texas and owned by the T.B. Butler Publishing Company, Inc., The Tyler Morning Telegraph is their daily newspaper. The newspaper's Sunday edition is known as the Tyler Courier-Times--Telegraph, because it was once the combined Sunday edition of the Morning Telegraph and the Tyler Courier-Times, a sister afternoon paper published until 1995. The paper uses a stylized paperboy as its logo and bills itself as

Victoria Advocate

The Victoria Advocate is a daily newspaper independently published in Victoria, Texas. It is the second oldest paper in Texas and the oldest west of the Colorado River, going back to 1846. The paper was established in 1846 by publishers John D. Logan and Thomas Sterne of Van Buren, Arkansas, as a weekly newspaper named the Texan Advocate. After the publication was renamed the Texian Advocate, ownership changed hands a number of times during the 1850s. The paper eliminated its Democratic label in 1980 after it was acquired by John M. Roberts, who recast the paper as politically Independent. The paper serves the communities of the Victoria metropolitan area, and currently runs a Sunday circulation of 33,368 issues. Headquarters are located at 311 East Constitution Street Victoria, TX 77901.

Waco Tribune-Herald

The Waco Tribune-Herald is a daily newspaper serving Waco, Texas. The newspaper has its roots in five different predecessors, beginning with the Waco Evening Telephone in 1892. The Tribune-Herald took its current identity when E.S. Fentress and Charles Marsh, who owned the Waco News-Tribune, bought the Waco Times-Herald. The newspapers stayed in the Fentress family until 1976, when they were sold to Cox Newspapers, which continued to own the chain until 2009, when Waco businessman Clifton Robinson bought the paper. In 2012, Robinson sold the newspaper to Berkshire Hathaway. The newspaper is currently located at 900 Franklin Avenue Waco, TX 76701 and circulating 38,636 on Sundays and 33,576 on weekdays.