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The Patriot-News
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The Patriot-News
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner Advance Publications
Editor David Newhouse publisher = John A. Kirkpatrick
Founded 1820 (as The Pennsylvania Intelligencer)
March 4, 1854 (as The Patriot)
Headquarters 812 Market Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
 United States
Circulation 102,710 Daily
151,583 Sunday[1]
Official website

The Patriot-News is the largest daily newspaper serving the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania metropolitan area. In 2005, the newspaper was ranked in the top 100 in daily/Sunday circulation in the United States.

The official birth of The Patriot-News is celebrated as March 4, 1854, but its history goes back to December 1820, when it was a weekly newspaper named, The Pennsylvania Intelligencer.[2] In 2005, 2006 and 2007, The Patriot-News received the Pennsylvania Newspaper of the Year award.[2]



In 2005, 2006 and 2007, The Patriot-News received the Pennsylvania Newspaper of the Year award.

The World Association of Newspapers Young Reader Prize for Newspaper in Education in 2007 was awarded to The Patriot-News for its SchoolHouse News program with Harrisburg School District.

Capital Bureau Chief Jan Murphy won first prize in investigative reporting from the National Education Writers Association for her series of reports on excess spending in the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency. [3]


2005 - daily 102,710 with 151,583 on Sunday.[1]

2009 - daily 94,000 with 140,000 on Sunday.[4]

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