Journal & Courier
The Lafayette Journal & Courier is a daily newspaper owned by Gannett, serving Lafayette, Indiana, and the surrounding communities. It was established in 1920 through the merger of two local papers, the Journal and Free Press (established in 1829 under the name John B. Semans' Free Press) and the Courier (established in 1845).
|Founder(s)||Henry W. Marshall|
|Editor||Carol Kriebel Bangert|
|Headquarters||823 Park East Blvd.|
Lafayette, IN 47905
With its change of format on July 31, 2006, the Journal & Courier became the first daily newspaper in North America to use the Berliner layout.
- In 2008, the Journal & Courier sponsored Sameer Mishra, the winner of the 81st Scripps National Spelling Bee.