Courier News

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Courier News
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Gannett Company
Editor Paul C. Grzella, general manager
Founded 1884 (as The Evening News)
Headquarters 92 E Main Street, Somerville, New Jersey 08876 USA
Circulation 32,840 daily, 32,163 Sunday in 2008[1]

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

Notable employees[edit]

  • 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.


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

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