|Sports editor||Kyle Craig|
|Founded||1855 as The Easton Daily Express|
|Headquarters||18 Centre Square, Easton, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
The Express-Times is a daily newspaper based in Easton, Pennsylvania. The newspaper provides national news and extensive local news coverage of the Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania. Founded in 1855, The Express-Times is the longest continuously published newspaper in the Lehigh Valley.
The paper has won awards in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In 2021, it won the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting.
First printed 1855 as The Easton Daily Express, the name changed to The Easton Express in 1917 and was abbreviated to The Express in 1973. In 1991, The Express merged with The Globe-Times of Bethlehem to become The Express-Times.
Thomson Newspapers bought The Express of Easton in 1983. The paper took on its current name when the Globe-Times of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, merged with The Express. MediaNews Group bought The Express-Times from Thomson in 1994. Current owner Advance Publications bought MediaNews' New Jersey and Pennsylvania newspapers in 2000.
The Express-Times is also available online at lehighvalleylive.com.
In 2023, The Express-Times joined The Morning Call in dropping their circulation of the Dilbert comic, following Scott Adams, the comic's creator, telling white people to "get the hell away from [black people]" on a YouTube live stream in response to a poll which showed that many African Americans do not think it's OK to be white.
The Express-Times publishes zoned editions in the Lehigh Valley and New Jersey. It delivers to Lehigh and Northampton counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in northwest New Jersey.
The Express-Times has four editorial sections:
The following are inserted into The Express-Times during the week:
The Express-Times also publishes a weekly, The US, based in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.