This company serves the daily news needs of Chicago suburbanites. Paddock Publications owns the Daily Herald newspaper serving communities outside of Chicago. The paper is circulated mostly in four Illinois counties, including Cook, DuPage, Kane, and Lake and boasts a circulation of more than 150,000. In addition to its flagship paper, Paddock Publications publishes news and information online and it owns Reflejos , a bilingual newspaper serving Latinos in the suburbs of Chicago. Hosea Paddock, whose family continues to own the company, started the Daily Herald in 1871.


Paddock's website, dailyherald.com, receives 10 million page views per month with more than 75% unique viewers to its online content. Paddock has several non-daily publications, including Beep, a 30,000 circulation weekly youth-oriented publication with a companion website, Beepcentral.com.

Geographic Reach

The company's publications are geared towards residents of the Chicago, Illinois suburbs.


Like most traditional publishers, the company is looking for ways to grow its digital presence and mobile capabilities.

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155 E Algonquin Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60005-4617
Phone: 1 (847) 427-4300
Fax: 1 (847) 427-1146


  • Employer Type: Private
  • Senior Director Of Photography: Jeff Knox
  • Vice President: Robert Paddock
  • Director of Strategic Partnerships: Lori Urbaniec
  • Employees: 600

Major Office Locations

  • Arlington Heights, IL

Other Locations

  • Elgin, IL
  • Libertyville, IL
  • Lisle, IL
  • Schaumburg, IL