Daily Press (Newport News, VA)

The Daily Press is a morning newspaper located in Newport News, Virginia, that covers the Hampton Roads metro area of Virginia. It was established in 1896 and was owned by the Tribune Company from 1986 to 2014, and currently by Tribune Publishing. The Daily Press has a daily circulation of approximately 55,000 and a Sunday circulation of about 85,000. The print edition of the newspaper focuses primarily on the cities and counties on and around the Virginia Peninsula: Newport News, Hampton, Williamsburg, James City County, York County, Isle of Wight County, Gloucester County, Mathews County, Smithfield and Poquoson. Through its Web site at dailypress.com, the paper also publishes some news, sports and features from across the water in South Hampton Roads, which includes Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Suffolk and Portsmouth, though this area is covered fully by the other of the metro area's newspapers: The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk. [1]