Our Subscribers

CNS serves more than 90 news organizations in Richmond and across the commonwealth, including:

¶ Metro dailies such as the Richmond Times-Dispatch, The Virginian-Pilot and the Daily Press of Newport News

¶ Smaller daily newspapers including the Free-Lance Star in Fredericksburg, the Daily Progress in Charlottesville and the Progress-Index in Petersburg

¶ Weeklies in Northern Virginia, Tidewater, the Richmond suburbs and the state’s southern and western regions

¶ NBC, CBS and ABC affiliates in Richmond and Hampton Roads, as well as NPR stations and WTOP News Radio

¶ Digital startups like RVA Hub, Inside NoVa, Potomac Local, Virginia Mercury and RichmondBizSense

Moreover, we feed select stories to The Associated Press, which distributes them to its clients throughout the country and the world. As a result, CNS stories have been published by The Washington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Chicago Tribune, the Charlotte Observer, U.S. News & World Report and many other leading news organizations.

In addition, we partner with the CNS program at the University of Maryland. Maryland CNS distributes many of our stories to its clients, including the McClatchy News Service.

In 2018, CNS staffers collectively wrote and distributed more than 270 news stories, plus photos, videos, graphics and social media content. Each story is usually published by multiple news outlets. Overall, the students accumulated more than 1,000 “clips” for their portfolios. Here is a sampling:

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Here are the newspapers and other media outlets that receive CNS stories:

News outlet Geographic area
Altavista Journal (Campbell County) West
Amelia Bulletin Monitor Central
Ashland Herald-Progress Central/RVA
Bay Journal Specialty: Chesapeake Bay
Bedford Bulletin West
Blackstone Courier-Record (Nottoway County) South/Central
Bristol Herald Courier Southwest
Bristow Beat NOVA
Brunswick Times-Gazette South
Caroline Progress Central
Catholic Herald (Arlington) Speciality: social issues
Central Virginian (Louisa) Central
Charlottesville Daily Progress Central
Charlottesville Tomorrow Central
Chesterfield Observer Central
Coalfield Progress / Dickenson Star Southwest
Commonwealth Times Speciality: VCU
Connection Newspapers NOVA
Culpeper Times NOVA
Daily Press (Newport News) Hampton Roads
Danville Register & Bee Southside
Decide Smart Speciality: politics
Eastern Shore News / Delmarva Now (Accomack-Northampton) Eastern Shore
Eastern Shore Post Eastern Shore
Emporia Independent-Messenger South
The Enterprise (Patrick County) South/Southwest
Fairfax Free Citizen NOVA
Fairfax Times NOVA
Falls Church News-Press NOVA
Farmville Herald South/Central
Fauquier Now NOVA
Fauquier Times NOVA
Floyd Press Southwest
Fluvanna Review Central
Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star North/Central
Galax Gazette Southwest
Gay RVA / RVA Mag (same publisher / editors) Central/RVA
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal Eastern/Northern Neck
Greene County Record North/Central
Halifax Gazette Virginian South
Harrisonburg Daily News-Record West/North
Henrico Citizen Central/RVA
Hopewell News Central/RVA
InsideNoVa.com (Northern Virginia Media Services) NOVA
KerrLakeGuide.com – LakeGastonGuide.com South
Local Kicks NOVA
Loudoun Times-Mirror NOVA
Lynchburg News & Advance West
Martinsville Bulletin South
Mechanicsville Local Central/RVA
NBC12 (WWBT; Richmond NBC) Central/RVA
Northern Neck News / Westmoreland News Eastern/Northern Neck
Northern Virginia Daily North
Orange County Review North/Central
Patch (Northern Virginia) NOVA
Potomac Local NOVA
Powhatan Today Central/RVA
Prince William Times NOVA
Progress-Index (Petersburg) Central/RVA
Quail Bell Magazine Specialty: long-form
Rappahannock News (Rappahannock County) North/Central
Rappahannock Times (Essex and King & Queen) Eastern/Northern Neck
Rappahannock Record (Kilmarnock) Eastern/Northern Neck
The Recorder (Monterey and Warm Springs, Highland County) West/North
Richmond2Day Central/RVA
Richmond BizSense Speciality: social issues
Richmond Free Press Central/RVA
Richmond Outside Central/RVA
Richmond Times-Dispatch Central/RVA
Roanoke Star West
RVA Hub Central/RVA
RVA Mag / GayRVA (same publisher / editors) Central/RVA
Shenandoah Valley Now West/North
Smith Mountain Eagle West
Smithfield Times South/Hampton Roads
South Hill Enterprise South
Southside Sentinel (Urbanna; Middlesex County) Eastern/Northern Neck
Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) Hampton Roads
Southwest Times (Pulaski) Southwest/West
Southwest Virginia Today Southwest/West
Star-Tribune (Chatham-Pittsylvania County) South/Southwest
Staunton News Leader West/North
Suffolk News Herald South/Hampton Roads
Sussex-Surry Dispatch South/Hampton Roads
The Patriot (Pulaski County and Radford) Southwest/West
Tidewater News (Franklin, Southampton, Isle of Wight) South/Hampton Roads
Tidewater Review (West Point, King William, New Kent, King & Queen) Eastern/Northern Neck
VCU InSight Specialty
Village News (Chesterfield) Central/RVA
Virginia Business Specialty: business
Virginia Free Citizen Specialty: politics
Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg) Central/Hampton Roads
Virginia Mercury Specialty
Virginia Mountaineer (Buchanan County) Southwest/West
Virginia Star (Scott County) Southwest
Virginian-Pilot Hampton Roads
The Voice (Whitewood; Buchanan County) Southwest/West
Warren County Report West/North
Warren Sentinel West/North
WAVY (Hampton Roads NBC) Hampton Roads
WCVE Public Radio (Richmond, Heathsville, Chase City NPR) Central/RVA
WFXR-TV (Roanoke NBC) West/Roanoke
WHSV-TV (Harrisonburg ABC) West/North
Williamsburg-York Daily Central/Hampton Roads
WRIC (Richmond ABC) Central/RVA
WTKR (Hampton Roads CBS) Hampton Roads
WTVR (Richmond CBS) Central/RVA
WVCW (VCU student radio) Specialty: VCU
WVTF/RADIO IQ (NPR statewide) Statewide
Wythe News (part of Southwest Virginia Today) Southwest/West
Smythe County (part of Southwest Virginia Today) Southwest/West

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