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Lexington Herald-Leader

Public Newspaper 250 - 500 Employees Headquartered in Lexington, KY

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Mission Statement:
We are committed to being Central and Eastern Kentucky's primary source of news, advertising, information and commentary with the highest standards of journalism and superior customer service. We endeavor to be a rewarding and caring employer and a force for positive change in the community.

Founded:
The Lexington Herald traces its roots to 1870 and the Lexington Leader to 1888. Leader owner John G. Stoll bought the Herald in 1937; Knight Newspapers bought them in 1973. The papers merged Jan. 1, 1983. The McClatchy Company acquired the paper in 2006 with its purchase of Knight Ridder.