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It all began in the summer of 1871 when 10 printers with $900 between them began an afternoon paper in Ohio’s capital city. Who could have forseen the success The Daily Dispatch would find over the next 137 years?

More than 230,000 people subscribe to The Dispatch each weekday, with 350,000 making us part of their Sundays. Dispatch writers, photographers and copy editors are frequently awarded first-place in statewide journalism competitions, such as those sposored by the Associated Press Society of Ohio and Press Club of Cleveland.

The Dispatch is the top source of information in central Ohio and the only daily newspaper serving all of the Columbus metropolitan area. It has one of the 40 largest subscriber bases in the country.

The Dispatch’s
online arm, dispatch.com, has stayed at the forefront of Ohio media outlets behind its constant variety of web-only content, chats and multimedia packages.