About The Connection Newspapers
Connection Newspapers is a locally owned media company which dates its origin from 1784 and publishes 15 weekly community newspapers reaching and audience of more than 100,000 through our hard copies, digital editions, social media channels and websites in select suburban communities in the Washington metropolitan area.
In the last few years alone, The Connection Newspapers have won more than 200 editorial awards in news, sports, entertainment, business, special projects, design, graphics, photography, ad design and more.
Our newspapers are the premier publications serving their markets and are distributed to the most affluent neighborhoods in each community by mail and carrier. Each of our award-winning newspapers focuses on community news and features of intense interest and relevance to our readers. They are highly read. Our papers are consistently rated in independent surveys of readers as the community's favorite community newspapers.
The papers we publish are: the Alexandria Gazette Packet, the Arlington Connection, the Burke Connection, the Chantilly Connection, Centre View, the Great Falls Connection, the Fairfax Connection, the Fairfax Station/Clifton/ Lorton Connection, the Oak Hill/Herndon Connection, the McLean Connection, the Mount Vernon Gazette, the Potomac Almanac, the Reston Connection, the Springfield Connection and the Vienna/Oakton Connection.
Our mission is to serve our readers with local news, issues and dialogue, to provide information for them to enjoy the best of their communities, to advocate for the communities we serve and to celebrate and record milestones and events within the community and people’s lives.
Part of our mission is to advocate for the success of local businesses and organizations, and to partner with businesses and real estate communities, while building the businesses of our advertisers through multimedia marketing and micro-targeted advertising. Over the years, thousands of businesses have used the Connection Newspapers to grow and succeed.
We are the only local publication in the Washington suburbs offering micro-targeting, a hyper-local approach that ensures high local readership and offers very cost effective options for advertisers.
Local newspapers and websites serving the following communities: In Northern Virginia, counties of Fairfax, Virginia; Arlington County, Virginia; the City of Alexandria, Virginia; Alexandria, Va.; Arlington, Va.; Burke, Va.; Centreville, Va.; Chantilly, Va.; Clifton, Va.; City of Fairfax, Va.; Fairfax Station, Va.; Fair Oaks, Va.; Fair Lakes, Va.; Great Falls, Va.; Herndon, Va.; Laurel Hill, Va.; Lorton, Va.; McLean, Va.; Mount Vernon, Va.; Oak Hill, Va.; Oakton, Va.; Reston, Va.; Springfield, Va.; Vienna, Va. and in Montgomery County, Maryland: Potomac, Md.