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International Newspaper Carrier Day

Newspaper Carrier Day

Each year, one day is set aside to recognize the accomplishments of carriers who work hard to get the newspaper in the hands of our readers.

The Newspaper Association of America and the newspaper industry have designated Saturday, October 11, 2014, as International Newspaper Carrier Day, a salute to the hundreds of thousands of newspaper carriers who deliver to 133 million print readers every week.

International Newspaper Carrier Day is held in conjunction with National Newspaper Week, Oct. 5-11, 2014, which is sponsored separately by the Newspaper Association Managers.

Resources

2014 Carrier Day Ad - Color

2014 Carrier Day Ad - B&W

Social Media Resources

Quiz on famous people who started as newspaper carriers

carrier day twitter infographicInfographic for Twitter: Download

Infographic for Facebook: Download

Additional materials are available electronically to newspapers through the National Newspaper Week website.

A number of former newspaper carriers have achieved national prominence in business, entertainment, politics and the press. John Wayne, Warren Buffett and Martin Luther King Jr. are among the former carriers who are now part of the Newspaper Carrier Hall of Fame, which began in 1960 by the International Circulation Managers Association and now is archived by NAA.

Last Updated: October 06, 2014
First Published: October 02, 2014