List of newspapers in Tennessee

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

This is a list of newspapers in Tennessee, United States.

Daily and nondaily newspapers[edit]

Title Locale Year est. Frequency Publisher/parent company Notes
Advertiser News Spring Hill Weekly GateHouse Media[1]
Ashland City Times Ashland City Weekly
Buffalo River Review Linden Weekly or bi-weekly
Chattanooga Courier Chattanooga Weekly or bi-weekly
Chattanooga Pulse Chattanooga Weekly or bi-weekly
Chattanooga Times Free Press[2] Chattanooga 1869[3] Daily Began as Times; merged with Free Press in 1999 to form Times Free Press
Citizen Tribune Morristown Weekly or bi-weekly
Cleveland Daily Banner Cleveland 1854[4] Daily
The Commercial Appeal[3] Memphis[2] 1840[4] Daily Gannett Company[5]
Covington Leader Covington Weekly name changed to The Leader in 2007
"The Crockett Times" Crockett County Weekly
Crossville Chronicle Crossville Weekly or bi-weekly
The Daily Herald Columbia 1850[4] Daily GateHouse Media[1]
The Daily News (Memphis)[2] Memphis Daily
The Daily News Journal[2] Murfreesboro Daily Gannett Company[5]
Daily Post Athenian Athens 1838[4]
The Democrat-Union Lawrenceburg 1884 bi-weekly
Dresden Enterprise Dresden Weekly or bi-weekly
Dyersburg State Gazette Dyersburg
Eagleville Times Eagleville Weekly or bi-weekly
El Crucero Newspaper Nashville Weekly or bi-weekly
Elizabethton Star Elizabethton Weekly or bi-weekly
Elk Valley Times Fayetteville Weekly or bi-weekly
Farragutpress Farragut Weekly or bi-weekly
The Gallatin News Examiner Gallatin Weekly
The Gallatin Newspaper Gallatin Weekly or bi-weekly
The Greeneville Sun Greeneville Daily
Grundy County Herald Tracy City Weekly or bi-weekly
Herald & Tribune Jonesborough Weekly or bi-weekly
Herald-Chronicle Winchester Weekly or bi-weekly
Herald-Citizen Cookeville Daily
The Jackson Sun[2] Jackson Daily Gannett Company[5]
Jasper Journal Jasper Weekly or bi-weekly
Johnson City Press[2] Johnson City Weekly or bi-weekly
Kingsport Times-News Kingsport Daily Kingston Springs Weekly or bi-weekly
Knoxville Daily Sun Knoxville Daily
The Knoxville Focus Weekly or bi-weekly
Knoxville News Sentinel[2] Knoxville 1886[3] Daily Gannett Company[5] Began as the Sentinel
La Prensa Latina Memphis Weekly or bi-weekly
LaFolette Press LaFolette Weekly or bi-weekly
Lawrence County Advocate Lawrenceburg 1986 Bi-weekly
Leaf-Chronicle[2] Clarksville 1808[4] Daily Gannett Company[5]
Lebanon Democrat Lebanon Daily
Lee Clarion Cleveland Weekly or bi-weekly
Manchester Times Manchester Weekly or bi-weekly
Maryville Daily Times Maryville Daily
McNairy County News Selmer Weekly or bi-weekly
Memphis Daily News Memphis Weekly or bi-weekly
Memphis Flyer Memphis Weekly or bi-weekly
Memphis Tri-State Defender Memphis 1951[6] Weekly or bi-weekly
Monroe County Advocate & Democrat Sweetwater Weekly or bi-weekly
Morristown Citizen-Tribune Morristown Daily
Mt. Juliet Chronicle Mount Juliet Weekly or bi-weekly
The Mountain Press Sevierville
Murfreesboro Post Murfreesboro Weekly or bi-weekly
Murfreesboro Vision Murfreesboro Weekly or bi-weekly
Nashville City Paper Nashville Weekly or bi-weekly
Nashville Ledger Nashville Weekly or bi-weekly
Nashville Medical News Nashville Weekly or bi-weekly
Nashville Pride Nashville Weekly or bi-weekly
Nashville Scene Nashville Weekly or bi-weekly
Newport Plain Talk Newport Weekly or bi-weekly
The Oak Ridger Oak Ridge Daily GateHouse Media[1]
Out & About Newspaper Nashville Weekly or bi-weekly
Paris Post-Intelligencer Paris Daily
Portland Sun Portland, Tennessee Weekly or bi-weekly
Roane County News Kingston Weekly or bi-weekly
The Rutherford Reader Murfreesboro Weekly or bi-weekly
Savannah Courier Savannah Weekly or bi-weekly
Sewanee Mountain Messenger Sewanee Weekly or bi-weekly
South Pittsburg Hustler South Pittsburg Weekly or bi-weekly
Southern Standard McMinnville Weekly or bi-weekly
Tennessee Star Journal Pigeon Forge Weekly or bi-weekly
Tennessee Tribune Nashville 1992[6] Weekly or bi-weekly
The Tennessean[2] Nashville 1907 Daily Gannett Company[5] Began as Nashville Whig in 1812; later became Nashville American[3][4]
Times Gazette Shelbyville Daily
Tirade Media Murfreesboro Weekly or bi-weekly
Tullahoma News and Guardian Tullahoma Daily
Union City Daily Messenger Union City Daily
Weakley County Press Martin Weekly or bi-weekly
Williamson Herald Franklin Weekly
Wilson Post Lebanon Weekly or bi-weekly
Winchester Herald-Chronicle Winchester Weekly or bi-weekly


Title Locale Year est. Year ceased Notes
Brownlow's Whig Knoxville 1849 1871 Began in 1839 in Elizabethton
Chattanooga Blade[7] Chattanooga
Chattanooga Evening News Chattanooga 1888 Became Chattanooga News-Free Press in 1940, Chattanooga Free Press in 1993, and Chattanooga Times Free Press in 1999[6]
Knoxville Gazette Knoxville 1792 1818[7]
Knoxville Journal Knoxville 1991[7]
Knoxville Negro World[8] Knoxville
Memphis Daily Scimitar Memphis 1881[3] Became News Scimitar in 1907, Memphis Press-Scimitar in 1926[6]
Memphis Free Speech Memphis 1888[7]
Memphis Post Memphis 1866 1869
Memphis Press-Scimitar Memphis 1926 1983
Memphis World Memphis 1931[7] 1972
Nashville Banner Nashville 1876[3] 1998
Nashville Globe Nashville 1906 1960[7]
Nashville Union and American Nashville Was publishing in 1868.
Review Appeal Franklin 1813[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c GateHouse Media, LLC, Our Markets: Tennessee, Pittsford, New York, retrieved March 27, 2017
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Members". Knoxville: Tennessee Press Association. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Southern Press". The South in the Building of the Nation. 7. Richmond, VA: Southern Historical Publication Society. 1909. pp. 402–436. Date of establishment of leading Southern newspapers
  4. ^ a b c d e f g Federal Writers' Project 1939.
  5. ^ a b c d e f Gannett Co., Inc., Our Brands: Tennessee, McLean, Virginia, retrieved March 27, 2017
  6. ^ a b c d "US Newspaper Directory: Tennessee". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  7. ^ a b c d e f "Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture". Tennessee Historical Society and University of Tennessee Press. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  8. ^ Irvine Garland Penn (1891). The Afro-American Press and Its Editors. Massachusetts: Willey and Co.
  9. ^ "Department of Journalism". University of Memphis. Retrieved March 22, 2017.


External links[edit]