Daily Camera
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Digital First Media
PublisherAlbert J. Manzi
EditorJohn Vahlenkamp
Headquarters3350 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, Colorado 80303
United States

The Daily Camera is a newspaper in Boulder, Colorado, United States. It is owned by Prairie Mountain Publishing, a division of Digital First Media which is controlled by Alden Global Capital[1][2]


Frederick P. Johnson and Bert Bell founded the weekly Boulder Camera in 1890,[3] and it became a daily in 1891. Ownership has changed over the years. The paper has been owned by Ridder (1969–1974), Knight Ridder (1974–1997), Scripps (1997–2009) and MediaNews Group (2009–present).[4] In 2013 MediaNews Group and Digital First Media merged under the Digital First Media name. Alden Global Capital controls Digital First Media.[2]

The official name of this newspaper at various times has been the Boulder Camera, the Boulder Daily Camera, the Daily Camera, the Camera, and most recently the Daily Camera once again. All of these are still in common usage as nicknames for the paper.



  1. ^ Brown, Taylor Kate (July 9, 2018). "Why local US newspapers are sounding the alarm". BBC News.
  2. ^ a b Hutchins, Corey. "Meet the journalist tracking Digital First Media's hedge fund owner". Columbia Journalism Review. Retrieved 2024-03-19.
  3. ^ "History". Daily Camera. Archived May 13, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Roberts, Gene; Kunkel, Thomas; Layton, Charles, eds. (2001). Leaving Readers Behind: The Age of Corporate Newspapering. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press. ISBN 1610752325.
  5. ^ "Winners of 2007 Missouri Lifestyle Journalism Awards Announced". University of Missouri. Retrieved 24 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Missouri Lifestyle Journalism Awards: 2006 Winners and Finalists". University of Missouri. Retrieved 25 December 2018.