|About||With 30 distinct media properties, News-Gazette Media reaches a weekly audience of 300,000 in print, on air and online.|
The mission of News-Gazette Media is...
-To function as a unique and virtual force in providing the public with information not readily available elsewhere
-To protect the people's right to know so that they may make informed and responsible decisions
-To provide our audience with accurate, timely and useful information to help them in their daily lives
-To be economically strong so as to have the independence to report news and opinions free from outside influences
|Description||With 30 distinct media properties, News-Gazette Media reaches a weekly audience of 300,000 in print, on air and online - an audience larger than any other East Central Illinois media outlet. We are consistently recognized for outstanding journalism, commentary, advertising creativity, broadcasting and web design.|
We’re devoted to delivering the highest quality news and information to our audience – and it shows. We are consistently recognized by our peers for outstanding journalism, commentary, advertising, broadcasting and web design.
We have won hundreds of awards over the years from both state and national levels. Awards from the state level include the Illinois Press Association, the Illinois Association Press Managing Editors and Illinois Broadcasters Association. Awards from the national level include Editors & Publishers, Inland Press Association and the Associated Press Sports Editors.
Some of our most prestigious awards have been the Mable S. Shaw Memorial Sweepstakes Trophy, Editors & Publisher’s “10 Newspapers That Do It Right” for three consecutive years, as well as “Station of the Year” for NewsTalk 1400 WDWS by the Illinois Broadcaster Association.
Daily Newspaper: The News-Gazette
Community Newspapers: The County Star, Ford County Record, The Independent News, Piatt County Journal Republican, The Leader, Mahomet Citizen and Rantoul Press.
Magazines: Central Illinois Business, At Home in Central Illinois , I Do, Progress, IlliniHQ Football Yearbook and IlliniHQ Basketball Yearbook.
Weekly Papers: Accent and Target Shopper.
NewsTalk 1400 WDWS-AM, Lite Rock 97.5 WHMS-FM, Classic Hits 107.9 WKIO-FM, and The PodFive.
The News-Gazette Digital Services: Website Design, Email Marketing, Google AdWords, Managed Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Google+, Yelp , YouTube, Snapchat and Snapchat Geo-Filters), Branding/Rebranding Development Book, Logo Design, Label and Package Design, Consumer Journey Map and Media Plan, Survey Development and Data Analysis.