|Type Daily newspaper|
Editor Christoph Kotanko
Publisher Kurier-Zeitungsverlag und Druckerei GmbH.
Founded 1954; 63 years ago (1954)
Kurier is a German language daily newspaper based in Vienna, Austria.
History and profile
Kurier was established in 1954 by Ludwig Polsterer. The WAZ-Mediengruppe holds 49% of the paper. The company also partly owns Kronen Zeitung. The publisher of Kurier is Kurier-Zeitungsverlag und Druckerei GmbH.
Kurier is based in Vienna. Christoph Kotanko is the editor-in-chief of the daily. From May to July 2007 the daily published "Kurier edition wissen."
Kurier was the eighteenth largest newspaper worldwide with a circulation of 443,000 copies in the late 1980s. It was the third best-selling Austrian newspaper in 1993 with a circulation of 390,000 copies.
The circulation of Kurier was 263,000 copies in 2001. It was the third best selling Austrian newspaper in 2002 with a circulation of 252,000 copies. The daily had a circulation of 254,000 copies in 2004. Its circulation in 2005 was 172,000 copies. The 2007 circulation of the paper was 169,481 copies. It had a circulation of 158,469 copies in 2011. The circulation of the paper was 385,000 copies in 2013.