Redding Record Searchlight
TypeDaily newspaper
PresidentPaula Goudreau[1]
EditorJenny Espino[2]

The Redding Record Searchlight is a newspaper serving Redding, California. It has a daily print circulation of under 15,000 and has between 100,000 to 400,000 unique visitors per month to its news website,[3]


On October 17, 1938, the John P. Scripps Newspaper Group published the first edition of the Redding Record. By 1952, after a series of acquisitions of other regional newspapers, the paper had become the region's dominant daily newspaper, operating under the name Redding Record Searchlight.[4]

In April 2016, as part of Gannett's acquisition of Journal Media Group, the Record Searchlight became part of the USA Today network.[5]

In May 2024, the newspaper announced it will switch from carrier to postal delivery.[6]


  1. ^ "Goudreau new president of Record Searchlight". Retrieved January 24, 2024.
  2. ^ "Staff Directory". Retrieved January 24, 2024.
  3. ^ "Record Searchlight earns 18 journalism awards in statewide contest". Retrieved January 24, 2024.
  4. ^ "About Us". Retrieved January 28, 2024.
  5. ^ "Gannett closes on $280 million purchase of Journal Media Group". Redding Record Searchlight. April 8, 2016. Retrieved January 28, 2024.
  6. ^ "Redding Record Searchlight transitioning to postal delivery". Redding Record Searchlight. May 22, 2024. Retrieved May 22, 2024.