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Nevada newspapers and Nevada newspaper list

      Introduction to Nevada News Media

Nevada is a US state that is located on the western side of the country, with its borders touching Oregon, Idaho, California, Arizona and Utah. Close to three-quarters of the state population resides in Clark County, which has the Las Vegas and Paradise metropolitan area to boast about. Carson City is the capital of Nevada, which is officially called the “Silver State”.

History of Nevada Newspapers

Today, Las Vegas is the hub of the state media but it was not the same in the early years. A small town called Genoa published Nevada’s first newspaper Territorial Enterprise in 1858. However, the first paper was moved to Carson City the very next year and Virginia City a few years later. Territorial Enterprise survived until 1916. American legendary writer Mark Twain, also known as Samuel Clemens, worked as a reporter and editor with Territorial Enterprise in the early 1860s.

Las Vegas City Life, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas Sun and Las Vegas Weekly are among the popular publications currently operating in Nevada.

Other Media

Television is the primary source of news in Nevada. According to Nielsen Media Research, the Las Vegas Valley was ranked 40th largest television market in the country in 2017. As many as 757,400 houses had television sets by that year.

NBC, Fox, CBS, PBS, ABC, Univision, Heroes & Icons, The CW, Azteca and Telemundo are among the popular tv networks available in Las Vegas and other parts of Nevada. Over 28 FM and AM radio channels also broadcast in Las Vegas.

Here are the top newspapers & news websites in Nevada

1. Las Vegas Review-Journal

Nevada Newspapers 01 Las Vegas Review Journal

Las Vegas Review-Journal is a daily newspaper based out of Lad Vegas and published across the state of Nevada. The paper was established in 1909 and is jointly owned by News & Media Capital Group LLC. As of 2021 it is one of the top 25 newspapers in the United States and is the trusted source of local news across Nevada & gaming and entertainment news from Vegas.

History

The history of the Las Vegas Review-Journal can be traced back to 1909 when Frank Garside established the newspaper The Clark County Review. The paper was later renamed to Las Vegas Review in 1926 when Al Cahan joined The Clark County Review as a partner.

What do they publish?

  • A daily printed edition of the newspaper that is published across the state. As per the latest readership survey of 2014, Las Vegas Review-Journal had a daily circulation of 172,366 copies & 204,036 copies on Sundays.
  • An online news website with dedicated sections for news, local, sports, business, opinion, most read news, headlines, and more. The website is frequently updated with the latest news & updates.
  • An e-edition of the newspaper the access to which is restricted to paid subscribers.

Apart from these, Las Vegas Review-Journal also has an active presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, & YouTube.

Nevada Newspapers 01 Las Vegas Review Journal website

Las Vegas Review-Journal Online

Las Vegas Review-Journal Android App

Las Vegas Review-Journal iOS App

2. Las Vegas Sun

Nevada Newspapers 02 Las Vegas Sun

Las Vega Sun is a daily newspaper in Nevada that is published out of Las Vegas. The paper is owned by Greenspun Media Group and is circulated as a subscription insert along with the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The publication is currently circulated mostly in Southern Nevada and is a trusted source of news & updates in Southern Nevada.

History

The newspaper was founded in 1950 by Hank Greenspun after he acquired the erstwhile newspaper Las Vegas Free Press. It remained an independent publication until 1989 following which Hank Greenspun signed a Joint Operating Agreement with the Las Vegas Review-Journal, to be circulated as a subscription insert.

What do they publish?

  • A daily printed edition of the newspaper that is circulated along with the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
  • An online news website with dedicated sections for news, business, sports, politics, health, entertainment, and more.
Nevada Newspapers 02 Las Vegas Sun website

Las Vegas Sun Online

3. Reno Gazette-Journal

Nevada Newspapers 03 Reno Gazette Journal

Reno Gazette-Journal is a daily newspaper in Nevada primarily catering to the residents of Reno.  The paper was established in 1870 as the Reno Evening Gazette and was over the years renamed Reno Gazette-Journal and is currently owned by Gannet.

As of 2019, the paper had a daily circulation of 66,442 copies & 82,651 copies on Sundays. Other than the daily printed edition, Reno Gazette-Journal also publishes an online news website with dedicated sections for news, sports, business, life, opinion, obituaries, and more. They also publish an e-edition of the paper the access to which is restricted to paid subscribers.

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Reno Gazette-Journal Online

Reno Gazette-Journal ePaper

Reno Gazette-Journal Android App

Reno Gazette-Journal iOS App

4. KTNV-TV

KTNV-TV is a television channel station licenced to Las Vegas, Nevada. The channel first went on the air on May 4, 1956, as KSHO-TV. Over the years, the channel underwent a series of mergers and acquisitions before it was renamed KTNV-TV.

News Operation of KTNV-TV

As of 2021, KTNV-TV broadcasts 43 hours of locally produced newscasts each week making it the second-largest local newscast output among the TV channels in Las Vegas. Other than the 43 hours of new broadcast, they also publish an online news website. The website has dedicated sections for weather updates, crime news, local news, business news, market news, investigations, sports news, and more.

KTNV-TV also has a strong presence on Facebook, Twitter & YouTube. Readers can also choose to follow them on these platforms for prompt updates.

Nevada Newspapers 04 KTNV TV website

KTNV-TV Online

5. Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty Voice is a daily newspaper in Las Vegas covering all facets of national & international news. The paper was established in 2013 and was quick to gain popularity among the readers in the state.

Other than the daily printed edition, the paper also publishes an online news website with dedicated sections for international & national news, business, technology, entertainment, sports news, and more.  Guardian Liberty Voice also has an active presence on Facebook & Twitter with these social media handles regularly updated with the latest news & updates.

Nevada Newspapers 05 Guardian Liberty Voice website

Guardian Liberty Voice Online

6. Elko Daily

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As the name suggests, Elko Daily is a morning newspaper primarily catering to the residents of Elko County, Nevada and surrounding communities.  The paper since its inception has been covering local news & updates from Elko County & its surroundings. Other than the daily newspaper, they also publish the Mining Quarterly catering to the mining community in Northern Nevada.

Elko Daily also publishes an online news website and has an active presence on Facebook & Twitter. Readers can choose to follow them on these social media platforms for prompt updates.

Nevada Newspapers 06 Elko Daily website

Elko Daily Online

Elko Daily ePaper

Elko Daily Android App

Elko Daily iOS App

7. Tahoe Daily Tribune 

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Tahoe Daily Tribune is a regional community newspaper in the US primarily circulated in the southern shore of Lake Tahoe, in the states of California and Nevada. The printed edition of the newspaper is published once a week & rest of the days it is published as an e-paper which the readers can access from the paper’s website.

They also publish an online news website with dedicated sections for news, weather updates, sports news, entertainment, and more. Apart from this, Tahoe Daily Tribune also has an active presence on social media.

Nevada Newspapers 07 Tahoe Daily Tribune website

Tahoe Daily Tribune Online

8. Las Vegas Weekly

Las Vegas Weekly is a free alternative weekly newspaper in Nevada primarily covering arts, entertainment, culture and news. The paper was established in 1992 and is currently owned by Greenspun Media Group. James P. Reza, Greg Ryan and Robert Ringle first established the paper as a free monthly magazine and it was over the years converted to an alternative weekly.

Other than the printed edition of the paper, Las Vegas weekly also publishes an online news website & also has an active presence on social media platforms.

Nevada Newspapers 08 Las Vegas weekly website

Las Vegas weekly Online

9. Carson Now

Carson Now is an online community news website in Nevada catering to the residents of Carson City. The website is primarily focused on covering the local news & updates and has dedicated sections for news, events, real estate, cars, jobs, top stories and more.

Other than these Carson Now also has an active presence on Facebook & Twitter. Readers can choose to follow their social media handles for regular updates.

Nevada Newspapers 09 Carson Now website

Carson Now Online

 10. Laughlin Nevada Times

Laughlin Nevada Times is a weekly newspaper in Nevada catering to the residents of Laughlin. The history of the publication can be traced back to its predecessor Laughlin Gambler which was later acquired by News West Publishing, Inc. They later renamed the paper to  Laughlin Nevada Times in 1991.

Nevada Newspapers 10 Laughlin Nevada Times website

Laughlin Nevada Times Online

11. Reno News & Review

Reno News & Review is a weekly community newspaper covering all facets of news & updates from Northern Nevada. Other than the weekly printed edition, Reno News & Review also publishes a news website with dedicated sections for news, government updates, health, hot topics, event calendars, and more.

Nevada Newspapers 11 Reno News Review website

Reno News & Review Online

12. The Desert Valley Times

Nevada Newspapers 12 The Desert Valley Times

The Desert Valley Times is a bi-weekly newspaper in Nevada covering local news, sports, business, politics and community events from Mesquite. Other than the bi-weekly printed edition, they also publish a news website that is frequently updated with the latest news & updates from Mesquite. Apart from these, The Desert Valley Times also has an active presence on social media.

Nevada Newspapers 12 The Desert Valley Times website

The Desert Valley Times Online

The Desert Valley Times ePaper

13. Nevada Business Magazine

As the name suggests, Nevada Business Magazine is a weekly business publication in Nevada that was established in 1996. Since its inception, the magazine has been covering news & updates about the business sector in the state. Other than the printed edition of the magazine they also publish an online news website & has an active presence on social media.

Nevada Newspapers 13 Nevada Business Magazine website

Nevada Business Magazine Online

Nevada Business Magazine Android App

Nevada Business Magazine iOS App

14. Nevada Appeal 

Nevada Newspapers 14 Nevada Appeal

Nevada Appeal is a twice-weekly newspaper in Nevada catering to the residents of Carson City & its surroundings. The paper was established in 1865 and claims to be the oldest continuously newspaper in the state. Other than the twice-weekly printed edition, Nevada Appeal also publishes a news website that is frequently updated with the latest news & updates.

Nevada Newspapers 14 Nevada Appeal website

Nevada Appeal Online

Nevada Appeal ePaper

Nevada Appeal Android App

Nevada Appeal iOS App

15. Las Vegas Magazine

Las Vegas Magazine is a weekly entertainment magazine in Nevada serving as a weekly guide to everything Las Vegas.

Nevada Newspapers 15 Las Vegas Magazine website

Las Vegas Magazine Online

16. El Tiempo

El Tiempo is a weekly newspaper in Las Vegas that has been serving the Hispanic community since its inception over 10 years back. The paper covers all facets of local & important news, and it is the primary source of news for the Hispanic population in Las Vegas. Apart from the weekly printed edition, El Tiempo also publishes an online news website.

Nevada Newspapers 16 El Tiempo website

El Tiempo Online

17. Pahrump Valley Times

Pahrump Valley Times is a bi-weekly newspaper in Nevada catering to the residents of Nye County. The paper was established in 1976 and has since been covering local news and updates from Nye County. Other than the bi-weekly printed edition, Pahrump Valley Times also publishes a news website & has an active presence on Facebook & Twitter.

Nevada Newspapers 17 Pahrump Valley Times website

Pahrump Valley Times Online

Pahrump Valley Times ePaper

18. Las Vegas Business Press

Nevada Newspapers 18 Las Vegas Business Press

Las Vegas Business Press is a weekly business newspaper primarily catering to the Southern Nevada industry. The paper has been covering news & updates about banking, gaming, health care, infrastructure, law, real estate and technology since its inception in 1984. Today other than the weekly printed edition, Las Vegas Business Press also publishes a news website & an e-edition.

Nevada Newspapers 18 Las Vegas Business Press website

Las Vegas Business Press Online

19. Boulder City Review

Boulder City Review is a weekly newspaper in Las Vegas published by the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The paper was established in 2009 and has since been covering Boulder City news, sports, events, and community life. Other than the printed edition of the newspaper, Boulder City Reviewalso publishes a news website.

Nevada Newspapers 19 Boulder City Review website

Boulder City Review Online

Boulder City Review ePaper

20. Record-Courier

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Record-Courier is a twice-weekly newspaper in Nevada that was established in 1875. It was first established as The Carson Valley and it over the years underwent a series of mergers & acquisitions before becoming the Record-Courier. Today other than the printed edition of the paper, they publish an online news website & also has an active presence on social media.

Nevada Newspapers 20 Record Courier website

Boulder City Review Online

Boulder City Review ePaper

21. El Mundo 

Nevada Newspapers 21 El Mundo

El Mundo is a weekly newspaper in Las Vegas in Spanish catering to the Hispanic community in Las Vegas. The paper was established in 1980 and is one of the widely read Spanish newspaper in Las Vegas.

Nevada Newspapers 21 El Mundo website

El Mundo Online

To Sum Up

The newspapers & news websites mentioned in the article are not on the complete list. Instead, they are the top newspapers & news websites that are currently published in Nevada. Out of these websites, Las Vegas Review-Journal is the largest newspaper in the state in terms of circulation, and The Humboldt Sun is the smallest one in terms of circulation.

Though Nevada is a state with a rich history in Journalism, Nevada Newspapers are now facing a steep decline in its circulation like the other newspapers in the US. Most of the newspapers in the state which once thrived from the revenue from circulation & advertisement revenues are currently struggling to keep their business afloat.

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