From critically acclaimed storytelling and photography, to rich-media videos, full 360-degree experiences and virtual reality, we're able to not only tell the news, but allow you to be completely immersed in it. And with our local-to-national coverage, you can add news stories happening right in your own communities.

• NEWS: Browse national, local and most popular stories to keep you connected.
• NEWS ALERTS: Get news as it breaks by opting in for push notifications on News, Sports, Life, Money or Tech. Rich notifications allow you to get an article preview, save and share from your lock screen.
• VIRTUAL REALITY: Bring the news to life with 360° video and virtual reality. Check out our new weekly VR series, VRtually There with three new thrilling VR experiences every Thursday.
• WEATHER: Be prepared with live weather information from hourly to 10-day forecasts. Enable location services to customize local weather news and other location-based services. (Continued use of GPS running in background can decrease battery life.)
• SCORES: Stay up to speed on the latest sports scores and schedules for NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS, Golf, NASCAR, Indy Car, UFC, Fantasy sports and college football and basketball.
• SAVED STORIES: Save your favorite stories to read later.
• NIGHT MODE: Enable this feature to view the app using a black background and white text.
• WIDGET: Get a quick update on the latest headlines from your Home and Lock screen! No time to read the full story? Tap the bookmark icon to save for later.
• iPAD PRO ENHANCED: Experience our captivating photography and stories in full screen or multitasking mode.

This app is free to download but for full access to all content, purchase a subscription for $7.99/month.

Subscriptions are charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase and automatically renew each month or year, unless turned off in your iTunes account settings at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. For more details, see "Subscription Support" in the app's Settings for more details and customer service contact information.

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Our app features are constantly being improved based on your feedback, so we welcome you to tell us what you love and what you’d like to see more (or less) of. Contact us at: or on Twitter @usatodaymobile. For additional information, please visit

What's New

Version 5.5.0

• Now you can search for the news you want! Click the search icon in the top right and find the trusted content you've been looking for. The app will save your recent searches for easier access or clear them if you choose.
• We've made it easier to see the videos, galleries and media in our content. Look for our new icons on the images when viewing a list of articles.
• Our navigation is now cleaner and easier to read! Get to the news you want faster.
• We've improved our user feedback mechanism so we can better gather your feedback going forward.
• Lots of other bug fixes and performance improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5

345 Ratings

345 Ratings

Keeping up to date.


Appreciate the news alerts and stories as I just moved away but after almost 30 years - you don't just walk away.

No ability to search articles


The PNJ website allows anyone to search their website for past articles. This app does not appear to have a search function, even for subscribed readers. Don’t waste your time with this app, stick with the PNJ website.



Need to see what areas have the most crimes and update it every two days


113.3 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2018 Gannett Co., Inc.
In-App Purchases
  1. Pensacola News Journal Digital Subscription $7.99


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