Welcome to Washington's largest community news organization


Founded in 1987, Sound Publishing, Inc. is the largest community news organization in Washington State. Today, more people read Sound Publishing community newspapers than traditional dailies in the markets we cover.

Our titles deliver relevant, local news that directly affects the lives of those who raise families and work in the 100+ communities we serve. Reader engagement is enhanced by our local newsrooms' dedication to our “digital first” philosophy.

Our printing, distribution, circulation, websites and readership studies are audited by the Certified Audit of Circulations (CAC) and Alliance for Audited Media (AAM) to provide an accurate picture of each publication’s market penetration and reach.

Sound Publishing delivers community.

Our Award-Winning Publications

A selection of our printed newspapers and supplemental publications. Click a cover to view detail.

What Sets Us Apart

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  • Transportation

    Sound Publishing has a fleet of trucks to ensure on-time delivery of our clients’ printed products. The Everett plant’s transportation department carefully schedules deliveries to meet each client’s needs. We deliver customer orders throughout Washington.

  • Reliability

    Our Everett plant is located on the Boeing Everett Plant power grid, which has the highest priority for power restoration. In the unlikely event of a power failure, our plant is fully backed up by two diesel generators capable of powering the entire facility.

  • Winner of 275 industry awards in 2017!

    The winners of the 2017 WNPA (Washington Newspaper Publishers Association) Better Newspaper Contest were announced and Sound Publishing, Inc. secured 261 awards. Ninety-four of those were 1st place, while six were earned for General Excellence! The Daily Herald (Everett) earned five Blethen Awards for Distinguished Journalism, as well as three awards in the 2017 Associated Press Northwest photo […]

What's New

News and information from around Sound Publishing

  • ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT (Everett, WA)

    Sound Publishing, Inc. has an immediate Full-Time opening in our Everett, WA office.  Need a dependable, self-motivated, flexible, detail and deadline-oriented person who enjoys variety in their daily work responsibilities (A/P, A/R, cash, fixed assets, administrative).  Must be able to work well with different departments/people within the company and multi-task efficiently.  Preferred experience: 2-4 years […]

  • Black Press, LTD to Acquire the Juneau and Kenai Newspapers

    David Black, chairman and owner of Black Press, LTD of Victoria, British Columbia announced today that it has agreed to acquire the daily newspapers in Juneau and Kenai, Alaska from New Media Investment Group. Simultaneously, Black announced that his company has agreed to the sale of the Akron (OH) Beacon Journal to New Media Investment […]

  • Sound Publishing Acquires Pacific County Press

    Sound Publishing, owner of The Daily World and six other publications that make up the Grays Harbor Newspaper Group, has purchased the Pacific County Press, a weekly newspaper based in South Bend. The sale was announced Thursday. The Press primarily covers the northern portion of Pacific County but coverage extends into the Pe Ell area of Lewis County and the […]