Albany Times Union 645 Albany-Shaker Rd. Albany, NY 12205
Telephone: (518) 454-5694 Chairman: David P. White Vice President and Publisher: Mark E. Aldam Editor: Rex Smith
The Albany Times Union traces its beginnings to 1857, when the Morning Times was founded as a daily newspaper in Albany, N.Y. Following numerous name changes, mergers and transfers of ownership, William Randolph Hearst purchased the Albany Times Union in 1924.
Today, the Times Union is the leading daily newspaper covering New York's Capital Region. In addition to the daily and Sunday newspaper, the Times Union publishes Capital Region TU and many specialty publications. The Times Union also offers SourceLine, a telephone information service, timesunion.com and knick.net Internet services, DirectTU direct marketing services and hosts several major trade shows and events. The timesunion.com site recently was named the best American online newspaper in its circulation class by the Newspaper Association of America.