|Type||Daily newspaper (when Congress is in session)|
|Owner(s)||Capitol Hill Publishing Corp., a subsidiary of News Communications, Inc|
|Managing editors||Ian Swanson|
|Photo editor||Greg Nash|
|Headquarters||Washington, D.C., U.S.|
|Circulation||24,000 print (December 2012)|
Focusing on politics, policy, business and international relations, The Hill coverage includes the U.S. Congress, the presidency, and election campaigns. On its website, The Hill describes its output as "nonpartisan reporting on the inner workings of Congress and the nexus of politics and business".
The paper was founded in 1994 and was published by New York businessman Jerry Finkelstein. The paper is owned by his son Jimmy Finkelstein, who serves as its chairman. Bob Cusack serves as the editor-in-chief, Johanna Derlega as the publisher, and Ian Swanson as managing editor.
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The Hill was founded in 1994 under the company News Communications, Inc.. The success of Roll Call was cited as a factor that inspired The Hill. Jerry Finkelstein, the former publisher of the New York Law Journal and The National Law Journal, was the primary shareholder of the company. New York Democratic Representative Gary L. Ackerman was a major shareholder of News Communications.
The Hill's first editor was Martin Tolchin, a former correspondent in the Washington bureau of The New York Times. In 2003, Hugo Gurdon (previously industrial editor at The Daily Telegraph and founding managing editor of the National Post) became The Hill's editor in chief. Gurdon turned The Hill from a weekly paper into a daily during congressional sessions. In 2014, Gurdon left for the Washington Examiner and was replaced by his managing editor, Bob Cusack.
The newspaper has the largest circulation of any Capitol Hill publication, with more than 24,000 print readers.
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