|Company||Outdoor Sportsman Group|
Shotgun News was established in 1946. By page count, the magazine consists predominantly of advertisements, similar to fashion magazines such as Vogue. Generally speaking, Shotgun News' format contains a featured review, a historical or handgun-related article, an article on amateur gunsmithing, and columns by Clayton Cramer, Chris Knox, Jeff Knox, and Vin Suprynowicz. Classified ads are also accepted, and unsold space is filled with historical quotations by the Founders.
There are 36 issues of Shotgun News published annually. Nominally the issues are printed in black-and-white on newsprint-quality paper. Every year, issues 3, 9, 12, 21, 27, and 33 also contain a full-color cover, a section of glossy color pages, and additional feature articles.
In December 2015 the magazine was renamed as Firearms News.
Field editors include Reid Coffield, David Fortier, James Grant, Tom Gaylord, Frank James, and Paul Scarlata. Regular columnists include Clayton Cramer, Chris Knox, Jeff Knox, and Vin Suprynowicz. Master armorer Peter G. Kokalis was also a regular contributor.