The Top 10 New Jersey Daily Newspapers by Circulation

Our list of top daily newspapers across New Jersey includes venerable publications dating back to 1832, such as The Star-Ledger, to newer outlets such as the South Jersey Times (founded in 2012).

Updated November 2019


  • 1. Asbury Park Press
    The Asbury Park Press serves Monmouth and Ocean counties and is published by Gannett Co. It has won one Pulitzer Prize and was also a finalist in another year.
  • 2. The Star-Ledger
    The Star-Ledger was founded in 1832 and is published by Advance Publications in Newark.
  • 3. The Record (North Jersey)
    Serving Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Passaic counties in northern New Jersey, The Record was founded in 1895 and is published by Gannett Co.
  • 4. Home News Tribune
    The Home News Tribune is published in Middlesex and is the result of a 1995 merger of The Home News and The News Tribune.
  • 5. The Press of Atlantic City
    The Press of Atlantic City is based in Pleasantville and is published by BH Media Group. It’s the main newspaper in the Jersey Shore and southeastern New Jersey area.
  • 6. The Trentonian
    The Trentonian serves Trenton and the surrounding Mercer County, and is published by Digital First Media. It was founded in 1946.
  • 7. The Daily Record (Morristown)
    The Daily Record is part of the USA Today Network and is located in Parsippany-Troy Hills. It’s published by Gannett Co.
  • 8. South Jersey Times
    Serving the South Jersey area, the Times is published by Advance Publications and was founded in 2012.
  • 9. The Times of Trenton
    Published by Gannett Co. and serving Trenton and Mercer County, the Times of Trenton was founded in 1882.
  • 10. Courier-Post
    Based in Cherry Hill and mostly serving Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester counties. It’s published by Gannett Co.

Newspaper circulations and rankings are determined by Fullintel’s media intelligence analysts in combination with data supplied by LexisNexis.

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