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is a daily newspaper produced in Newcastle upon Tyne
Newcastle upon Tyne is a city and metropolitan borough of Tyne and Wear, in North East England. Historically a part of Northumberland, it is situated on the north bank of the River Tyne...
. Published by ncjMedia, (a division of Trinity Mirror
Trinity Mirror plc is a large British newspaper and magazine publisher. It is Britain's biggest newspaper group, publishing 240 regional papers as well as the national Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and People, and the Scottish Sunday Mail and Daily Record. Its headquarters are at Canary Wharf in...
), The Journal
is produced every weekday and Saturday morning and is complemented by its sister publications the Evening Chronicle
The Evening Chronicle is a daily, evening newspaper produced in Newcastle upon Tyne, covering Tyne and Wear, southern Northumberland and northern County Durham. It was founded in 1885 by Joseph Cowen...
and the Sunday Sun
The Sunday Sun is a regional Sunday newspaper in North East England, Cumbria and the Scottish Borders, published in Newcastle Upon Tyne by Trinity Mirror...
The newspaper mainly has a middle-class and professional readership throughout North East England
North East England is one of the nine official regions of England. It covers Northumberland, County Durham, Tyne and Wear, and Teesside . The only cities in the region are Durham, Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland...
, covering a mixture of regional, national and international news. It also has an award-winning daily business section and sports page as well as the award-winning monthly Culture magazine and weekly property supplement Homemaker.
News coverage about farming is also an important part of the paper with a high readership in rural Northumberland
Northumberland is the northernmost ceremonial county and a unitary district in North East England. For Eurostat purposes Northumberland is a NUTS 3 region and is one of three boroughs or unitary districts that comprise the "Northumberland and Tyne and Wear" NUTS 2 region...
It is the named sponsor of The Journal Tyne Theatre
The Journal Tyne Theatre is a theatre in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It is a Grade I listed building. According to its website, it is the world's oldest working Victorian theatre....
A folio-sized newspaper entitled The Newcastle Journal
was first published on 7 April 1739 by Isaac Thompson and William Cuthbert. This paper, however, ceased publication before the end of the 18th century and was not the progenitor of the present Journal
. The first edition of that was printed on 12 May 1832, and subsequent Saturdays, by Hernaman and Perring, 69 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle. On 12 May 2007, The Journal
celebrated its 175th Anniversary and 49,584th issue.
was named North East Newspaper of the Year in 2007 and 2008 at the Tom Cordner North East Press Awards.