|Editor||E. Garry Hill|
|Founder||Bert Nelson & Cordner Nelson|
|Based in||Mountain View, California|
The magazine provides coverage of athletics in the United States from the high school to national level as well as covering the sport on an international bases. The magazine has given itself the motto of "The Bible of the Sport".
E. Garry Hill is the magazine's or and Sieg Lindstrom is the managing or. Janet Vitu is publisher and Ed Fox is publisher emeritus.
Each year, the magazine produces world and US rankings of top track & field athletes, selected by the magazine's ors along with an international team of experts.[who?]
Many of the standard abbreviations used throughout the sport, like WR=World Record; WJR=World Junior Record; AR=American Record, started as print saving abbreviations in the magazine.
Track & Field News discontinued paper and ink publication of the magazine and went to digital format only as of January 2018.