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The Press and Journal

The Press and Journal is the first-choice read for people in its circulation area, beating all of its rivals in terms of sales penetration and readership. This is achieved through four distinct and varied editions which are produced each day and circulated across the north and north-east of Scotland.

The editions are Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, North-east (including the Banff and Buchan districts and the fishing towns of Peterhead and Fraserburgh), Moray (centred on Elgin), Inverness, Highlands and Islands. Each edition changes dramatically throughout the production run to reflect community activity and interests in each area. This is a complex and challenging schedule that can involve up to 150 page changes each night.

Our aim is to remain local and relevant to our readers with our content, while also including Scottish, national and international news. We carry weekly supplements including Your Home, Your Car, Your Weekend and Your Life. We also publish occasional, quarterly and monthly supplements, including our Energy supplement. Energy appears on the first Monday of each month, and covers all aspects of the oil, gas and renewables industry, which is the major employer in the north-east.

Fishing, farming, finance, whisky production and tourism are also major industries. These are well covered in our comprehensive Business and Farming pages. We carry an average of 11 sports pages most days, apart from Monday morning, when this increases to between 20 and 25 pages, to reflect weekend events.

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