The News Reporter, founded in 1890, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning media company based in Whiteville, N.C.
The News Reporter has been owned by the Thompson/High family since 1938. The News Reporter was the first community newspaper in the United States, along with The Tabor City Tribune, to win the Pulitzer Prize for Meritorious Public Service in the fight against the Ku Klux Klan in 1953.
The newspaper is published twice a week with a circulation of more than 9,000. NRcolumbus.com is the News Reporter’s website. NR Digital Media is the company’s in-house digital advertising agency.
The News Reporter continues to be recognized as one of the top community newspapers in North Carolina and is expanding into other publications and digital media, including The Trend newsletter and 954 Magazine.