The Courier (Houma, Louisiana)


The Courier (Houma, Louisiana)

Infobox Newspaper
name = The Courier
type = Daily newspaper
Daily newspaper
format = Broadsheet
foundation = 1878
owners = The New York Times Company
headquarters = 3030 Barrow Street
Houma, Louisiana 70361
USA
editor = Keith Magill
publisher = Miles Forrest
head photographer = Matt Stameywebsite = [http://houmatoday.com/ HoumaToday.com]

The Courier is a newspaper published daily in Houma, Louisiana, United States, covering Terrebonne Parish.cite news | url=http://hcedit.ny.publicus.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section?Category=SERVICES02 | title=About the Courier | publisher=Houma Courier | date=December 22 2007 | accessdate=2007-12-22] cite news | url=http://www.lapress.com/jobs.asp | title=LPA Job Bank | publisher=Louisiana Press Association | date=January 26 2007 | accessdate=2007-12-22] cite news | url=http://www.nytrng.com/nytrng/newspapers.htm | title=NYTRNG Newspapers | publisher=The New York Times Company | accessdate=2007-12-19] It is a part of the New York Times Regional Newspaper Group. The paper is published by Miles Forrest and the paper's Executive Editor is Keith Magill. The paper was founded in 1878 as Le Courrier de Houma by French-born Lafayette Bernard Filhucan Bazet. It first published in four-page, half-French half-English editions.

The Courier has a daily circulation of 19,700 and a Sunday circulation of 22,100. Its online edition, Houma Today was launched in May 1999.

The Courier won the Louisiana Press Association's Newspaper of the Year award four times in the 2000s.cite news | url=http://www.lapress.com/Contests/2006%20Press%20Release.pdf | title=Better Newspaper, Free Circulation and Special Interest Editorial Competition, Student Newspaper Competition, and Individual Competition Results | publisher=Louisiana Press Association | date=April 14 2006 | accessdate=2007-12-22]

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