|Type||Daily Newspaper and website|
|Circulation||37,323 daily, 61,665 on Sundays|
The York Daily Record is a news organization that produces multi-platform news products and serves York, Pennsylvania and the surrounding region. The print version of its publications are the York Daily Record and York Sunday News. The newspaper's circulation is 37,323 daily and 61,665 on Sundays.
York, known as the White Rose City, is the county seat of York County, Pennsylvania, United States, located in the south-central region of the state. The population within York's city limits was 43,718 at the 2010 census, a 7.0% increase from the 2000 count of 40,862. When combined with the adjacent boroughs of West York and North York and surrounding Spring Garden, West Manchester, and Springettsbury townships, the population of Greater York was 108,386. York is the 11th largest city in Pennsylvania.
The newspaper, printed in a broadsheet format, is published seven days a week. It also publishes "FlipSide," a nightlife and entertainment guide that is distributed every Thursday. The York Daily Record/Sunday News is available online in an E-Edition.The media organization runs the YDR.com website and also has smartphone and tablet apps.
A broadsheet is the largest newspaper format and is characterized by long vertical pages. Other common newspaper formats include the smaller Berliner and tabloid/compact formats.
Some of its key coverage areas include Watchdog,Food, College Football and high school sports coverage of the YAIAA league. The media organization also operates a community blog portal.
News is information about current events. This may be provided through many different media: word of mouth, printing, postal systems, broadcasting, electronic communication, or through the testimony of observers and witnesses to events.
The Daily Record and The York Dispatch have worked under a joint operating agreement since 1990.
The York Dispatch is a morning newspaper serving the people of York County, Pennsylvania. The paper is printed in a broadsheet format and published Monday through Friday, with the exception of certain holidays.
Gannett Co. announced June 1, 2015, that it had acquired The Daily Record.
In 1796, Solomon Meyer created Die York Gazette, a weekly, German-language newspaper, which The York Daily Record credits as its earliest incarnation.
After several years without publication of Die York Gazette, William C. Harris created the English-language Gazette in 1815. Between 1821 and 1891, The Gazette also published a weekly German edition.
The Gazette was taken over by David Small in 1836. Small, who also served as York postmaster, county director of the poor and York's chief burgess, remained owner of the paper for nearly 50 years.
Prominent businessman Adam Geesey converted The Gazette into a daily publication in 1887. The Gazette became the third York-area newspaper to publish daily.
In 1915, Allen C. Wiest and law partner J.W. Gitt acquired the foundering Gazette, which began Gitt's 55-year reign as Gazette owner. Under Gitt, the newspaper gained a national reputation for its independent—some considered it leftist—news orientation and editorial positions.
The Gazette purchased The Daily, York's first daily newspaper, and the York Legal Record in 1915. In 1918, The Gazette was renamed The Gazette and Daily.
After nearly 150 years of continuous publication, the paper shut down in 1970 because of labor problems. Gitt sold the paper's assets to a local group headed by attorney Harold N. Fitzkee Jr. and retired The Gazette and Daily name. The paper soon reopened under a York Daily Record nameplate.
In 1973, The Daily Record was sold to Jimmy D. Scoggins, a veteran newspaperman, who changed the paper's format from tabloid to its current broadsheet form. The Gazette and Daily had become a tab in 1943 because of newsprint shortages during World War II.
Buckner News Alliance purchased the newspaper from Scoggins in 1978 and modernized the paper's appearance and operations.
MediaNews Group, owner of The York Dispatch , purchased the York Sunday News in 1988. The next year, The Daily Record and The York Dispatch sought government approval for a joint operating agreement, a partial merger because "The Daily Record" was facing financial troubles. The U.S. Justice Department approved the JOA in 1990, creating the York Newspaper Co. to manage merged production, circulation and advertising departments. The Daily Record and Dispatch newsrooms were not part of the merger and to this day remain under separate ownership.
In 2004, Buckner News Alliance sold the York Daily Record to MediaNews Group, which also owned the York Sunday News the news organization operated as the York Daily Record/Sunday News.
In September 2011, MediaNews Group, parent company of the Daily Record, announced it had appointed John Paton as CEO, and entered into an agreement with Digital First Media. Paton heads Digital First Media which provides management services to MediaNews Group and Journal Register Company publications.
On June 1, 2015, Gannett Co., the largest U.S. newspaper publisher by total daily circulation, said it had acquired the Daily Record along with several other newspapers from Digital First Media.
George Troyano is president of the York Daily Record,along with The York Newspaper Co. and MediaOnePa. He also oversees the Lebanon Daily News, Hanover Evening Sun and Chambersburg Public Opinion.
Editors of the Daily Record/Sunday News include:
The following are some of the awards and recognitions received by the newsroom of the York Daily Record/Sunday News and its affiliated digital products in the past 20 years:
GameTimePAis a brand of high school sports coverage in southcentral Pennsylvania, including Adams, Franklin, Fulton, Lebanon and York counties.
The brand at one point expanded into the Philadelphia-area, including parts of Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties.
GameTimePA spans more than 60 schools and 22 sanctioned sports in the PIAA. GameTimePA offers live coverage of high school events, including livestreams of football and other sports, live updates and scoring/game updates on GameTimePA's Twitter and Facebook accounts.
Editorial coverage is provided by the York Daily Record/Sunday News, Hanover Evening Sun, Lebanon Daily News and Chambersburg Public Opinion.
The York Daily Record's parent company, Digital First Media, in 2012 awarded the newsroom a grant to build the NewsVroom—a mobile, community media lab.The new-media classroom on wheels was equipped with smartphones, tablets, laptops and Wi-Fi. The vehicle and YDR journalists have been to breaking news scenes, political events, high school football games, the York Fair, the York County Libraries and more to interact face-to-face with readers and glean information to better serve York and its surrounding areas.
The purpose of the NewsVroom was to boost the public's understanding of how the news organization and readers can use new technology to share and consume news and information.
The NewsVroom and the York Daily Record/Sunday News staff were recognized by Digital First Media as the company's best community engagement project of 2012.
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