Media in Tucson

One of the best ways to find out about a location is to read the local newspapers. Tucson and its surrounding areas have several papers, including alternative papers. 

From front page news to classifieds, the on line newspapers can give you a good glimpse of The Old Pueblo. The classified ads have up to the minute job opportunities and if you are in search of career opportunities, you can supplement other search mechanisms with the classifieds. 

The morning paper is the Arizona Daily Star.

The afternoon paper, which has the same classified ads is the Tucson Citizen.

In Oro Valley, a community north of Tucson proper and the Northwest area of Tucson, as well as Catalina, the newspaper is the Explorer.    

If you are considering the southern community of Green Valley, try reading the Green Valley News and Sun. This paper has links to various facilities in Green Valley.   

Davis Monthan Air Force Base has it’s own newspaper, The Desert Airman with news about the base. 

Business minded people read one of the Territorial Publications.  

For people looking for employment, Territorial Publications has a “Book of Lists” which can be purchased from the circulation department at  520-294-1200  x 102. The CD is $50. including postage.  

The Catalina Foothills district is served by the free newspaper, The Desert Leaf,  while University of Arizona Students have The Wildcat,  Pima Community College publishes the Aztec Press.

The Arizona Jewish Post is a community source of information.

The alternative paper, The Tucson Weekly, most famous for it’s “Best of Tucson” issue.

Golfers will enjoy the Arizona Golf Guide.

El Imparcial, a Spanish Language newpaper can be accessed on line.

The adult market for the 55+ age group has Arizona Senior World which answers many questions Retirees may have.

News for children written by young people, as well as adults called The Bear Essential News for Kids can be accessed. 

The Chamber of Commerce publishes The Outlook, which provides pertinent information about Tucson business.

Television media includes:




KMSB – Fox


Local government news

Community news


Spanish channels include:

Telemundo USA