The Virginian-Pilot serves as a source of news, information and advertising for Hampton Roads, Va. With nearly a half-million daily adult readers, The Pilot is one of the region's most popular media sources and is one of the largest-circulation newspapers in the state of Virginia. In addition, The Pilot is one of the region's largest employers and is a supporter of the community with The Joy Fund, the NIE Newspapers in Education program and sponsorship of many community events and organizations. Pilot Media Companies include The Virginian-Pilot and its subsidiaries, which serves additional customers and businesses throughout the region. More than 10 products and companies serve specialty niches and include print, Internet, TV and direct mail solutions. Headquartered in Norfolk, Va., The Virginian-Pilot is a branch company of Landmark Communications and employs nearly 1,000 people.