List of newspapers in Tennessee

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
Camden Chronicle Camden 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
Chester County Independent Henderson Weekly
Citizen Tribune Morristown 1966[4] Daily
Cleveland Daily Banner Cleveland 1854 Daily
Commercial Appeal, The[3] Memphis[2] 1840 Daily Gannett Company[6]
Covington Leader Covington Weekly name changed to The Leader in 2007
Crockett Times, The Crockett County Weekly
Crossville Chronicle Crossville Weekly or bi-weekly
The Daily Beacon Knoxville 1965[7] Weekly Student-run at the University of Tennessee Successor to The Orange and White
The Daily Herald Columbia 1850 Daily GateHouse Media[1]
Daily News, The[2] Memphis Daily
Daily News Journal, The[2] Murfreesboro Daily Gannett Company[6]
Daily Post Athenian Athens 1838
Democratic-Union, The Lawrenceburg 1884 bi-weekly
Dresden Enterprise Dresden 1883 Weekly Magic Valley Publishing
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
Gallatin News Examiner, The Gallatin Weekly
Gallatin Newspaper, The Gallatin Weekly or bi-weekly
Grainger Today Grainger County Weekly
Greenville Sun, The 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
Jackson Sun, The[2] Jackson Daily Gannett Company[6]
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
Knoxville Focus, The Weekly or bi-weekly
Knoxville News Sentinel[2] Knoxville 1886[3] Daily Gannett Company[6] 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 Daily Gannett Company[6]
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[8] Weekly or bi-weekly
Monroe County Advocate & Democrat Sweetwater Weekly or bi-weekly Adams Publishing Group[9]
Mt. Juliet Chronicle Mount Juliet Weekly or bi-weekly
Mountain Press, The Sevierville
Murfreesboro Post Murfreesboro Weekly or bi-weekly
Murfreesboro Vision Murfreesboro Weekly or bi-weekly
Nashville City Paper Nashville Weekly or bi-weekly
Nashville Dispatch Nashville Before 1865[10] Daily
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
Nashville Times and True Union Nashville 1862[11] Daily
Newport Plain Talk Newport Weekly or bi-weekly Adams Publishing Group[9]
Oak Ridger, The 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
Rutherford Reader, The 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[8] Weekly or bi-weekly
Tennessean, The[2] Nashville 1907 Daily Gannett Company[6] Began as Nashville Whig in 1812; later became Nashville American[3]
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


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. Vol. 7. Richmond, VA: Southern Historical Publication Society. 1909. pp. 402–436. Date of establishment of leading Southern newspapers
  4. ^ “About Us”. Retrieved August 3, 2020.
  5. ^ a b c d e f Gannett Co., Inc., Our Brands: Tennessee, McLean, Virginia, retrieved March 27, 2017
  6. ^ “About Us”. Retrieved May 4, 2022.
  7. ^ a b c d “US Newspaper Directory: Tennessee”. Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  8. ^ a b “About Adams Publishing Group”. Retrieved February 8, 2020.
  9. ^ Commons.wikmedia,_at_No._11_Deaderick_Street_(old_Banner_Office),_by_John_Wallace_%26_Co.%22_1865_ad_in_Polk%27s_Nashville_City_Directory_…1865_(IA_polksnashvilleda00nash)_(page_128_crop).jpg.
  10. ^ Commons.wikimedia,_S._C._Mercer,_Editor_1865_ad_in_Polk%27s_Nashville_(Davidson_county,_Tenn.)_City_Directory_…_1865_(IA_polksnashvilleda00nash)_(page_14_crop).jpg.
  11. ^ a b c d e f “Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture”. Tennessee Historical Society and University of Tennessee Press. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  12. ^ Irvine Garland Penn (1891). The Afro-American Press and Its Editors. Massachusetts: Willey and Co.
  13. ^ “About Nashville Union and American”. Library of Congress.
  14. ^ “The Union flag. [volume]”. ISSN 2331-2912. Retrieved 2021-12-09.
  15. ^ “Department of Journalism”. University of Memphis. Retrieved March 22, 2017.


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