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The award-winning, daily Observer-Reporter newspaper has the largest reach of any news organization in Washington, Pa., and covers the Mon Valley and Washington, Greene and southern Allegheny counties. A trusted news source since 1808, businesses in the region use the Observer-Reporter to connect with their target audience, and consumers use the paper to gain important news, sports and lifestyle information about their communities.

Readership: 70,000
Circulation: 31,000


The Observer-Reporter’s readers are typically more affluent and educated. Buying power generally rises among consumers with higher household incomes and higher levels of education.


Our various sections and products offer targeted opportunities for advertising. Additionally, our digital products add increased audience to the print edition.

  • 40% of our readers are college educated
  • 97% of our readers own their own home
  • 83% of Pennsylvania adults read a newspaper in print or online format during an average week
  • 8 in 10 adults used newspaper inserts in the past 30 days to make purchasing decisions
  • 93% of Observer-Reporter subscribers are interested in electronics
Source: Leap Media Solutions, 2016 


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