The Forward Signs Commercial Printing Agreement with New York Daily News

By: Press Release | The Forward

NEW YORK —  The Forward and the New York Daily News have announced that New York’s Hometown Newspaper will print the American Jewish world’s most important newspapers on its state-of-the-art, high-volume full-color press equipment.

With the July 22 English-language edition and the July 15-21 Yiddish-language edition, the Forward will begin producing its entire national press run on Daily News presses in Jersey City, New Jersey. In addition to printing, the Daily News will also provide a full package of pre- and post-press services, improving the quality of reproduction, expanding the options for advertisers and accelerating the delivery schedule to subscribers. “Working with the Daily News will enhance the appearance and the value of our newspapers,” said Samuel Norich, publisher of the Forward. “We want to ensure our loyal audience, which directly supports our independent journalism by buying the English and Yiddish papers every week, has the best possible reading experience.”

“The Daily News is pleased to provide publishers, like the Forward, with full-service printing on our state-of-the-art color presses, revenue-enhancing packaging and distribution solutions,” said Daily News CEO Bill Holiber. “The Daily News offers publishers full pre-press, printing, inserting and distribution packages with unrivaled print quality and expertise.”

“In addition to its beautiful color reproduction, the Daily News also presents us with expanded inserting and labeling capabilities to better serve our advertisers,” Norich added.  

In 2009, the Daily News became the first major market daily newspaper in the United States to be produced in 100 percent color on new press equipment manufactured by KBA, a global leader in printing technology. The KBA presses, which are capable of replicating any color in the Pantone color spectrum, provide advertisers with unprecedented opportunities to run high-resolution, full-color images on any page in the paper, in any size.  

About The Forward:

The Forward is widely regarded as American Jewry’s essential, independent news organization. Published as an English-language weekly newspaper since 1990 and online every weekday at, it grew out of the legendary Jewish Daily Forward, founded in 1897 and still published as a Yiddish-language weekly and website, In recent months, the Forward has added to its collection of accolades with two Deadline Club Awards from the New York chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, two Ippies Awards from the Community Media Alliance, and a record 13 Simon Rockower Awards from the American Jewish Press Association. The Forward is committed to rigorous reporting and balanced, thoughtful commentary on news, politics, arts and culture in the Jewish world. Headquartered in New York, the newspapers are owned by the Forward Association, Inc., a not-for-profit, 501(c) 3 organization.

About the Daily News:

The New York Daily News is the largest and most widely-read newspaper in the New York City metropolitan area and second largest local media website in New York. Founded in 1919, the Daily News has won 10 Pulitzer Prize Awards for excellence in journalism. The Daily News is the fifth largest Sunday newspaper and the sixth largest daily newspaper circulated in the United States and features the largest combined print and online audience of any metropolitan newspaper in the country. is the sixth most visited newspaper website in the United States. New York’s Hometown Paper is now also New York’s Hometown Everything, available as an iPad app and on Blackberry, iPhone and Android mobile devices.

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