About Us

Black Press is home to some of the oldest, most established newspapers in B.C. and Alberta.

From rural voices in Chilliwack and Quesnel, to urban voices in Greater Vancouver, Victoria and Red Deer, market by market these are the leading newspapers in their respective communities.

In the United States, Black Press operates Sound Publishing with 38 titles in Washington’s Puget Sound region; in Hawaii with Oahu Publications; and in Akron with The Beacon Journal and Ohio.com.

In print and online, our urban, suburban and rural newspapers provide clients a superior blend of localized news coverage and unmatched integrated marketing solutions. We invest in relevant journalism that affects the communities we serve. And we strive to meet the marketing needs of our clients with a strategic blend of print, online and mobile marketing solutions.

Founded in 1975, Black Press now publishes more than 170 titles in British Columbia, Alberta and Washington state, as well as the Honolulu (Hawaii) Star-Advertiser, Akron (Ohio) Beacon-Journal and San Francisco (Calif.) Examiner daily newspapers.

The company is administered and majority owned by David H. Black of Victoria, B.C.

Black Press Group Ltd.

Black Press Head Office #309 - 5460 152 St., Surrey, B.C. V3S 5J9 1-604-575-2744
Sound Publishing, Washington 19351 8th Ave. NE Suite 106 Poulsbo, Wash. 98370 1-360-394-5829
Oahu Publications 7 Waterfront Plaza, Suite 500, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96813 1-808-529-4700
Akron Beacon Journal / Ohio.com 44 East Exchange St., Akron, Ohio 44308 1-330-996-3000
Prairie Newspaper Group 2950 Bremner Ave., Red Deer, Alta. T4R 1M9 1-403-343-2400