Founded in 1939, The Pittsburgh Reporter stands as the longest-running community newspaper in the City of Pittsburgh. Family-owned and operated, The Reporter has been a steadfast beacon of journalistic integrity and local advocacy, originating from the heart of South Pittsburgh neighborhoods. Over the decades, it has chronicled the city’s evolution, offering insightful, reliable news while growing our community.

Some Facts

• Published continuously since 1939

• Published by the Smith family since 1979

• Published by Foo since 2023

• 10,000 copies distributed in the South Pittsburgh neighborhoods including: Allentown, Arlington, Beltzhoover, Bon Air, Carrick, Knoxville, Mount Oliver Borough, Mount Washington, South Side Flats and South Side Slopes

Zip Codes 15203, 15210 and 15211

• The oldest weekly “community” newspaper in the City of Pittsburgh

• Readership crosses all demographics: From upper income residents in the South Side to lower income mixed race neighborhoods of the Hilltop