The Monmouth Journal is a weekly newspaper based in Red Bank, New Jersey.

The newspaper covers nine towns in the northern Monmouth County area, including Red Bank, Middletown, Rumson, Fair Haven, Little Silver, Monmouth Beach, Sea Bright, Highlands and Atlantic Highlands.

The newspaper is owned by The Monmouth Journal, LLC.

The publisher of The Monmouth Journal is Douglas Paviluk, who has worked for both daily and weekly newspapers in the area and has been in the newspaper industry for 25 years.

The managing editor is Gary Chapman and the general manager is Susan Eckenfelder Paviluk.

Chapman was an educator for many years, ending his career in the public school system of Manasquan as a guidance counselor.

Susan Paviluk worked for both daily and weekly newspapers in graphic design and layout before joining The Monmouth Journal in April 2004, just before its launch in May of that year.

The Monmouth Journal has a weekly distribution of 10,000 copies, 52 weeks per year.


The Monmouth Journal is a free weekly newspaper that is distributed at 200 locations in the "Two River" area of northern Monmouth County. The Two River area encompasses those towns that border, or are near, the Shrewsbury River and Navesink River.

The Monmouth Journal concentrates solely on the nine towns it serves with news coverage, as well as blanketing those towns with the paper during its distribution every Friday.