Detroit Free Press

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The Detroit Free Press is the largest daily newspaper in Detroit, Michigan, US. The Sunday edition is titled the Sunday Free Press. It is sometimes referred to as the Freep (reflected in the paper's web address, It primarily serves Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston, Washtenaw, and Monroe counties.

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Detroit Free Press
On Guard for 192 Years
The September 11, 2011, front page of the Detroit Free Press, with Eric Millikin art and Mitch Albom column about the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.
TypeDaily newspaper
(Detroit Media Partnership)
PresidentTimothy Gruber
EditorNicole Avery Nichols[1]
Headquarters160 W. Fort St.
Detroit, Michigan 48226
United States
  • 53,080 Daily
  • 103,606 Sunday
(as of Q3 2022)[2][3]
OCLC number474189830

The Free Press is also the largest city newspaper owned by Gannett, which also publishes USA Today. The Free Press has received ten Pulitzer Prizes[4] and four Emmy Awards.[5] Its motto is "On Guard for 192 Years".

In 2018, the Detroit Free Press received two Salute to Excellence awards from the National Association of Black Journalists.[6]