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About Us

About Newport This Week 

Newport This Week is an independent, locally-owned media company that believes simply, Local News Matters.

Newport This Week has been serving the communities of Newport, Middletown and Jamestown, R.I. for the last 40 years. You can view a new issue of NTW every Thursday online or pick up our print edition at retailers and businesses throughout Newport, Middletown and Jamestown.

Where to Find Us

Our offices are located in the heart of Downtown Newport at 86 Broadway, directly across from Thompson Middle School and City Hall.

For mailing purposes, you can reach us at:

86 Broadway
Newport, R.I. 02840

By Phone:

(401) 847-7766
(401) 846-4974 (fax)

By Email

For the Paper:

Who We Are


Lynne Tungett, Publisher, Editor

Beth "Peaches" Udoma, Assoc. Editor

Newport This Week


Chris Allen

Andy Long
James Merolla
Leif Walcutt

Media Specialist

Brooke Constance White
Send press releases or calendar items to:

Marketing & Advertising Director:

Kirby Varacalli

Advertising / Administrative Asst.

Debbie Tungett Bailey

In addition to the staff listed above, we are fortunate to have a dedicated roster of contributors who make regular contributions to Newport This Week. We're always on the look out for contributors. If you'd like to write for us, e-mail news(at)

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