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The Hill
Type Daily newspaper (when Congress is in session)
Format Tabloid
Owner Capitol Hill Publishing Corp., a subsidiary of News Communications, Inc.
Publisher Fran McMahon
Editor Hugo Gurdon
Managing editors Bob Cusack
Photo editor Greg Nash
Founded 1994
Headquarters Washington, D.C, U.S.
Circulation 21,307 (June 2009)
Official website

The Hill, a subsidiary of News Communications, Inc., is a non-partisan newspaper published in Washington, D.C. since 1994.[1][2][3]

Its first editor was Martin Tolchin, a veteran correspondent in the Washington bureau of The New York Times.[3]

It is written for and about the U.S. Congress, with a special focus on business and lobbying, political campaigns. and other events on Capitol Hill. The newspaper features investigative reporting, profiles of lawmakers and aides, features describing the sociology and politics of the Hill, book and restaurant reviews, and a weekly column about the Capitol Hill neighborhoods.[2]

Since 2003, The Hill's editor in chief has been Hugo Gurdon,[2] previously a reporter and editor at The Daily Telegraph (London) and the National Post (Toronto). Gurdon turned The Hill from a weekly paper into a daily during congressional sessions.

The newspaper has the largest circulation of any Capitol Hill publication, above 21,000.[2] It has a free website and five blogs: The Hill's Congress Blog, The Hill's Pundits Blog, The Hill's Briefing Room, The Hill's Twitter Room, and Hillicon Valley.


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  2. ^ a b c d About us, at
  3. ^ a b "New paper to vie for readers on Capitol Hill",

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