The Longview News-Journal Photography Department proudly serves the readers of The Longview News-Journal with award-winning work. The News-Journal is the major newspaper printed in the city of Longview, Texas. Dating to 1871 under independent publishers, including James Hogg, later Texas governor, and Carl Estes, Longview civic figure. It is owned by M. Roberts Media and sistered with the Marshall News Messenger, the Tyler Morning Telegraph, the Kilgore News Herald and the Panola Watchman. Operating out of its modern 3-story brick editorial offices in downtown Longview, it has a circulation in 11 East Texas counties of about 25,000 customers on weekdays.