Our Mission

The mission of the independent, prize-winning Richmond Free Press is to empower its readers by contributing to the balance of news reporting and commentary in the Richmond area; and, simultaneously, to educate its readers about important issues touching their lives and to motivate them to be fully heard on these issues.

The newspaper seeks a brighter future for the city by finding common ground for all our citizens to work together to revitalize Richmond and improve the quality of life for its people.

The Free Press places a high value on quality and is guided by a commitment to the eternal principles of truth, integrity, robust debate and justice.