About Us

The News Tribune

1950 South State Street
Tacoma, WA 98405-2817
253-597-8742

The Paper

With a history dating to 1883, The News Tribune today is the second largest newspaper in the state of Washington. The signature distinction of The News Tribune is how thoroughly it dominates the local news market of Pierce County in both print and online. Seattle newspapers and television stations and digital media do not come close to The News Tribune's status as the most authoritative source of local news.

The News Tribune excels in its coverage of local breaking news, major league and prep sports, and Washington's statehouse. The paper is particularly noted for its strong sports coverage. Its photography staff is among the best in the region. And to tell the unique story of the South Puget Sound, The News Tribune also provides strong coverage of the military, Port of Tacoma, and outdoor recreation in the Northwest.

Key Executives

  • David Zeeck, President & Publisher
  • John Dzaran, Vice President of Advertising & Interactive
  • Jacquelyn Hoflich, NW Regional VP of Human Resources
  • Mark Lane, Vice President of Finance/CFO
  • Karen Peterson, Executive Editor/Senior Vice President for News
  • Jim Wall, NW Regional Director of Audience Development
News Tribune employees wear jeans and jersies in support of local Goodwill organization.

2014 Print Circulation

  • Daily: 54,088
  • Sunday: 79,122

2014 Online Traffic

  • Average monthly page views 6.6 million
  • Average monthly unique visitors: 1.3 million

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