360 Media Alliance
The 360 Media Alliance is dedicated to serving companies and business partners seeking fresh ideas and a realistic approach to the local media landscape. We are simply a concerned group of industry executives and business partners working side by side. Our mission is simply to foster new ideas, facilitate innovative thinking and culture change within the industry.
AARP is a United States-based interest group focusing on issues affecting those over the age of fifty.
Achieve Energy Solutions, LLC
EnergyPricing.com is a nationally recognized all-inclusive energy management and consulting firm. We recognize that each member of PA NewsMedia has specific goals when it comes to their energy strategy. Whether you are in need of third-party procurement, alternative energy solutions or looking to maximize your efficiency, we have a solution to best suit your needs.
AdCellerant is a technology and digital advertising company focused on making quality digital marketing accessible to every business. AdCellerant achieves this goal by partnering with local marketers, media companies, agencies, and channel sales organizations, helping them leverage AdCellerant’s proprietary advertising software platform, software platform, UI.Marketing.
AdMall by SalesFuel
Named as one of the Top 10 Sales Enablement Vendors for 2020 by Selling Power Magazine, SalesFuel® was founded by C. Lee Smith in Columbus, Ohio in 1989 with a simple objective: Sales are the revenue engine of your company; we provide the fuel. Through our unique portfolio of sales tools, training, and intelligence, SalesFuel® provides thousands of sales teams nationwide with the power to “Sell Smarter®.” In addition to consulting and training services, our portfolio of solutions includes AdMall, SalesFuel® API, Gitomer Learning Academy, SalesFuel® COACH and SalesFuel HIRE.
Age of Majority
Age of Majority is a marketing consultancy that helps brands identify and exploit opportunities with Active Aging consumers. We use our proprietary online community, Revolution55, to uncover insights that allow our clients to break through the clutter and confusion in marketing to older, active consumers.
Archive in a Box
There’s no downside to scanning your newspaper’s archive but there is a singular hurdle so daunting that most publishers simply cannot foresee any way to overcome it – cost. Luckily, there are organizations determined to help. ArchiveInABox works with historical stakeholders who can provide funding to digitize and index small-town newspapers, while the publisher retains all ownership and rights.
The Associated Press is an independent, not-for-profit news cooperative headquartered in New York City. Our teams operate in 250 locations in more than 100 countries to tell the world’s stories, from breaking news to investigative reporting. We provide content and services to help engage audiences, working with companies of all types, from broadcasters to brands. More than half the world’s population sees our content every day.
Ballard Spahr LLP
At Ballard Spahr, our clients’ content matters. Our Media and Entertainment Group serves the needs of creators and providers of virtually every type of content in every kind of media. Across the news, entertainment, publishing, social media, advertising and advocacy sectors, our clients have one thing in common: a focus on the content they develop, produce and deliver. From our fifteen offices around the country, we represent and counsel media in all areas of First Amendment, media and intellectual property law.
The Branded Content Project
The Branded Content Project is designed through a strategic partnership between the Local Media Association, the Local Media Consortium, and the Facebook Journalism Project to help facilitate additional growth, engagement and success for more publishers of all shapes and sizes.
Branded content uses the strength of storytelling to provide a valuable benefit to advertisers while increasing audience engagement and revenue for local media publishers. This powerful revenue stream has shown to be a success for many media organizations.
Brown & Brown Insurance of PA
Brown & Brown, Inc. is the sixth largest independent insurance brokerage in the nation, providing risk management solutions to help protect what customers value most. The four business segments – Retail, National Programs, Wholesale and Services – offer insurance products and services to businesses, corporations, governmental institutions, professional organizations, trade associations, families and individuals.
CivicScience is the largest real-time, privacy-compliant and predictive attitudinal, lifestyle and intent data platform in the world. CivicScience was founded to revolutionize the field of attitudinal (ie. Public opinion) research because the prevailing techniques are badly broken – and because an open and trusted source of truth is critical to a healthy democracy, press and free market. By reaching people in their normal online travels and asking only a couple engaging and useful questions at a time, CivicScience enables everyone to easily participate, inform themselves and influence the decision-makers that matter.
Clelan and Company
Camp Hill, PA
Opening their doors 30 years ago, Clelan and Company was one of the first independent financial advisory firms in the central Pennsylvania area. Boasting a combined 90 years of experience helping highly successful individuals and companies build, manage and conserve net worth, their advisors’ experience includes, but is not limited to: financial planning, investment management, qualified retirement plans, executive compensation arrangements, business succession planning, estate planning and insurance planning. Clelan and Company’s mission of significantly improving the long-term financial well-being of business owners and professionals is further highlighted by the personalized attention paid to each client.
CNN Newsource understands what it takes to win in the digital space. We offer an affordable, one-stop solution for digital news publishers. Round out your local news coverage with breaking and topical news from CNN’s global newsgathering organization and our network of 1,000+ local news partners. Get digital videos, articles, images and graphics on breaking news and topics your audience reads – such as business, money, technology, health, entertainment and more. We offer a turnkey digital video solution in CNN’s market-leading player, with the opportunity to sell your own advertising against this premium video inventory. To learn more about CNN Newsource’s digital news offerings, visit cnn.com/newsource.
Coda is a ROI-driven newspaper research and consulting firm specializing in your success. We quantify your total audience footprint across all your media platforms – print, web, social, apps, newsletters and more. Our research will help you showcase the buying power of your readers and turn data into advertising sales. Contact us today to learn how you can turn research into revenue for your newspaper.
The Co>Op Connect Database brings thousands of co-op brand programs into one, easy-to-use directory that features information such as co-op contacts, accrual rates, reimbursement percentages, media type descriptions, promotions, and so much more. Co>Op Connect provides you with everything you need to increase sales through co-op advertising.
- Browse over 8,000 co-op advertising plans from major brands and manufacturers
- Find the latest co-op advertising plans as they become available
- Simplify the entire research process for co-op advertising and promotions
Editor & Publisher
Fountain Valley, CA
Editor & Publisher is the trusted source of newspaper industry professionals, providing perspective where only data overload existed. The goal of E & P is to support, inform and promote the newspaper industry and provide professionals with tools to ensure their success in the years to come.
Employee Benefit Solutions
Employee Benefit Solutions, Inc. is an independent brokerage firm specializing in finding affordable group medical, dental, vision, life and disability benefits for our employer groups. We educate your staff on their benefits, provide legislative compliance and administrative services to make sure employees understand and appreciate your largest financial investment of their employment. We work with all size employer groups, large and small, so give us a call.
eType Services’ products and services are designed to eliminate the barriers to entry for small and medium-sized newspapers seeking to reach more readers — and increase revenue — through digital circulation. Our industry-leading e-Edition, web and mobile products can be up-and-running quickly and do not require additional staff or infrastructure. Plus, we offer unlimited technical support, no startup costs and low monthly fees.
Fitzpatrick, Lentz & Bubba. P.C.
Centre Valley, PA
Doug Smillie of Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. (FLB), has extensive media law experience, stemming from his representation of media entities in a variety litigation-related matters. Doug advises our media clients on all matters related to media law, including the Right to Know Law and Freedom of Information Acts and Sunshine Law. In addition, Doug has handled a variety of issues confronting media entities, including defamation and invasion of privacy claims, First Amendment issues and subpoenas seeking testimony or information concerning sources. The Firm also counsels media and entertainment companies on their general business, employment law, intellectual property, collections and other related matters. Our clients include local and regional news organizations, broadcasters, publishers and production companies throughout Pennsylvania and the surrounding areas.
Frank, Gale, Balls Murcko & Pocrass, P.C.
Frederick N. Frank and Frank, Gale, Bails, Murcko & Pocrass, P. C. has extensive experience in media law. It includes a broad range of successful litigation in the fields of the Freedom of Information Act; the Right to Know Law; the Sunshine Act; access to judicial documents and proceedings; the Shield Law; and the reporter’s qualified First Amendment Privilege. The firm prides itself on giving immediate and excellent representation to its media clients when these issues arise. It recognizes that it must be prepared to act quickly in instances such as when the media is barred from judicial proceedings. Its great experience in the field facilitates its ability to do so.
Newzware Publishing System Software – The best performance value in the newspaper industry – Circulation Audience Management, Display & Classified Advertising, Financial, Editorial and Ad Production tools are deployed separately or integrated as a complete enterprise software environment. ICANON Services insure a legacy of performance with unequaled personal customer support. ICANON is a System Integration Company incorporated in 1990 and has supported the publishing industry with its Newzware products for over 30 years, specializing in hosted computing applications.
Kid Scoop produces a high-interest weekly kids feature using all parts of the newspaper, building circulation in more than 300 papers. The lively pages help children increase reading and math skills plus learn geography, history, science and civics. Free marketing materials included.
World Kinect Energy Services is trusted by customers worldwide to deliver conventional and renewable liquid fuels, lubricants, electricity and natural gas. With 35 years of experience delivering on time and in full, we are there when you need us, where you need us. Today, we facilitate fuel, wind and solar power, along with sustainability services and data management for international brands and local businesses.
A worry-free total energy solution starts by listening. With boots on the ground in the US, Mexico and Canada, our local energy experts get to know your business and deliver customized energy solutions. We can help you buy better and buy smarter.
Kreischer Miller is a leading independent tax, advisory and accounting firm that serves the Greater Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley areas. We’ve built our firm to respond to the unique needs of private companies throughout the metropolitan Philadelphia region and Lehigh Valley, helping you smoothly transition through growth phases, business cycles and ownership changes. The companies we work with quickly adapt and respond to changing market opportunities and challenges. That’s why our focus is on being responsive, decisive and forward-thinking. We’re up to the challenge – always looking at the road ahead, not in the rear-view mirror. Among Philadelphia-based CPA firms, you can trust Kreischer Miller to deliver the best people, ideas and solutions for your business needs.
Lineup Systems caters to many of the biggest, most iconic and innovative media organizations in the world. Our first-of-its-kind media sales solution, Adpoint, is credited with transforming media companies by helping to increase revenue, improve productivity and reduce costs. From our first two customers at our founding ten years ago, we’ve grown into the dominant force in media sales software solutions.
Local Media Association
Traverse City, MI
Local Media Association (LMA) is intensely focused on helping local media companies discover and develop new and sustainable business models. LMA is the only organization that brings together all media for purposes of sharing, networking, collaboration and more. More than 3,000 newspapers, TV stations, radio stations, digital publishers and research & development partners are active members. LMA assists local media companies with their business transformation strategies via cutting-edge programs, conferences, webinars, content, research, consulting and training.
Run attractive, response-based, national print ad campaigns in your publication and start generating new print revenue within days (by your next publication date.) Every year, MediaBids’ Per-Inquiry Print Advertising Program helps thousands of publications across the US run high-quality print ads. Newspapers and magazines get paid for each qualifying phone call/lead or sale these ads generate. Many publications also use the performance insights garnered from this program (i.e. how many phone calls an ad generates) to prove to prospective advertisers that their publication works.
New York, NY
MESJ (pronounced “message”) works with some of the largest and most prestigious publishers in the nation to reduce their editorial expenses by providing cost-effective content. Using a one-of-a-kind blended onshore-offshore model, which combines domestic editorial precision with offshore talent, MESJ creates emailed newsletters, list research, web editing, aggregated content and more. Our team is located worldwide, so up-to-date content and overnight deadlines are never a problem. We have access to aggregated editorial databases to provide the most complete content. To learn more check out our video or visit our website (mesjassociates.com).
Metro Creative Graphics
New York, NY
Metro is the leading provider of advertising, creative and editorial resources designed to help media companies create, sell and profit with their print, Web, social and mobile efforts. With an unparalleled dedication to providing the finest resources available for ready-to-use images, spec ads, ideas, stock-quality photos, logos/trademarks, auto manufacturer photos, marketing/sales materials, copyright-free editorial features, print and digital templated sections, and groundbreaking digital ad development tools — plus custom image, ad design and editorial services — Metro remains unmatched in serving the creative and sales needs of today’s media companies.
Modulist is a media services company specializing in the processing of user-generated paid content submissions for newspapers, among other media services. Our tagline is “Publish life’s stories” because we help newspapers publish stories about the lives of the people in their community. We do that by providing a world-class, convenient five-step online portal to submit paid content, such as obituaries, announcements, and other milestones directly to multiple media outlets with a single transaction. Our experienced and knowledgeable employees and our company’s focus on maintaining long-term partnerships with local media outlets help position our partners for the future by decreasing production costs and increasing revenue in integral content categories.
As one of the world’s leading providers of newspaper finishing equipment and services, Muller Martini offers a host of solutions that can enhance a mailroom’s performance and productivity, including SLS inserting systems, SAM Production Planning, WinLincs 10 Control System Upgrade, Certified Rebuild Program, and extensive part’s support.
Long Beach, CA
MyDistrict.Net provides stackout/draw sheets, sequenced route lists, an easy-to-use carrier compensation tool and Route Optimization tools. They offer significant savings compared to other software system vendors by giving you all the essential routing functions at a manageable cost.
Nauman, Smith, Shissler & Hall, LLP
Contact: Sarah Schrank
Founded in 1871, Nauman Smith holds the longest legacy of any law firm in Harrisburg. Our commitment to excellence has guided us through growth, supported us through change, and sustained us through challenge – for 150 years and counting. What began as a general practice law firm has expanded in response to – and proactive support of – the needs of our community to include Rail and Transportation Law, Right-to-Know, Media, Business and Employment, Municipal, Real Estate Law, Tax, Trusts, Estates, Litigation and Bankruptcy Law. Our history has equipped us with experience. Our passion continues to drive us forward.
News & Tech
Beaver Dam, WI
News & Tech is the premier resource for insight, analysis and technology integration in newspaper, magazine, digital and hybrid operations and production. News & Tech is written by industry experts and read by publishers and executive decision-makers.
Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association (PFMA)
Camp Hill, PA
The Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association (PFMA) is a statewide trade association advocating the views of convenience stores, supermarkets, independent grocers, wholesalers and consumer product vendors operating in Pennsylvania.
PFMA’s membership consists of national chain stores, regional chains and locally owned independent retailers of all sizes. Our 800+ corporate members operate more than 3,500 retail food stores and employ more than 200,000 Pennsylvanians.
Pennsylvania Press Club
Founded in 1996, the Pennsylvania Press Club is a monthly luncheon series that features key lawmakers, newsmakers and other individuals. The luncheons include a speaker, moderator and question-and- answer period. Statewide coverage of the luncheons is provided to 3.2 million Pennsylvania households by PCN. The Press Club has featured a wide range of speakers from Governors Tom Ridge, Mark Schweiker, Ed Rendell, Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf to C-SPAN founder and president Brian Lamb, Philadelphia Phillies Chairman Bill Giles and U.S. Senators Pat Toomey, Bob Casey, Arlen Specter and Rick Santorum.
King of Prussia, PA
PAGE Cooperative, the printing industries’ largest purchasing cooperative, saves its members money and provides operational expertise and assistance. By pooling their purchases, members receive discounts on newsprint, ink, printing plates, pressroom supplies, circulation supplies and much more. PAGE serves as a great resource for its members and is just one phone call away for problem resolution. Visit pagecooperative.com to learn more about the benefits of membership.
Pennsylvania Legislative Services (PLS)
PLS was established in 2001 and has grown over the years to become the most powerful Pennsylvania online legislative research, tracking, media and analysis service providing unique and exceptional access to Pennsylvania’s policy making process. PLS’s clients run the full gamut and include Pennsylvania’s most influential legislative participants – lobbying firms, law firms, associations, corporations, state and local governments, educational institutions, health systems, state agencies, the entire General Assembly and Pennsylvania’s courts. PLS provides subscribers with more news and information than any other source.
ppi Media US, Inc.
ppi Media is an international workflow specialist for automated newspaper production and cross-media publishing. We provide sophisticated software solutions and services for more than 100 media companies and publishing houses worldwide. We are headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, with offices in Kiel, Germany and Chicago, with 100 employees worldwide.
Pulse was founded in 1985 by a former newspaper publisher who realized the need to provide papers with the tools to sell with more than just their rate cards. Since that time Pulse has taken the industry lead with its cutting edge sales programs, all of which are based on market research. At Pulse we understand the challenges facing todays media outlets and strive to provide the tools which will help our clients thrive in a rapidly changing business and social environment.
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press provides pro bono legal representation, amicus curiae support, and other legal resources to protect First Amendment freedoms and the newsgathering rights of journalists. In Pennsylvania, Reporters Committee Local Legal Initiative Attorney Paula Knudsen Burke helps provide local news organizations with the direct legal services they need to pursue enterprise and investigative stories in their communities. For updates on our work, sign up for our email list, or follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Pittsburgh, PA & Philadelphia, PA
Since its founding in 1935, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP has been dedicated to preserving First Amendment rights and to providing legal services to the media and communications industries. Schnader’s Communications and Media Group represents traditional media publishers and broadcasters as well as internet companies and publishers. The firm does not accept representations of plaintiffs in cases against the media. Schnader is a law firm of approximately 160 attorneys located throughout eight offices – including Philadelphia and Pittsburgh – with a reputation for its strong national and international practice spanning more than 40 areas of law.
Scranton Label / NewsNotes
Clarks Summit, PA
Scranton Label Inc. has been supplying Pennsylvania newspapers with News Notes for the past 15 years. Competitive pricing, quality printing and lower shipping costs with on time delivery has made us the major supplier of front page notes in Pennsylvania.
St. Louis, MO
Second Street is an audience engagement software platform used by over 4,000+ companies. The Second Street platform gives users the power to build contests, interactive content, and emails to grow revenue, database, and engagement.
The Siebold Company
The Siebold Company Inc. is a licensed professional mechanical and electrical installation contractor specializing in the graphic arts and material handling industries, conducting “full service” installations on projects and programs throughout the USA. Full Service indicates the company’s expertise to install both mechanically and electrically as well as coordinating and project managing the tasks of engineering, fabrication, programmable logic and control wiring. The company’s growth strategy is bolstered by a strong financial base, led by an experienced leadership team, and executed by a dedicated workforce.
Software Consulting Services, LLC
Family-owned and employing US-based staff of developers, sales and support staff, SCS’s business is providing software to the newspaper industry.
SCS builds trusted newspaper systems, including a front-to-back advertising and production solution, an editorial resource and workflow management system, stand-alone modules for ad dummying, ad workflow management and classified pagination, and web presentation, archiving and automated color toning of photos.
Automation is at the heart of SCS’s offerings. The company was at the forefront of automated ad dummying and automated classified pagination, and in 2021, SCS is introducing the premiere tool for automating news pagination. It’s called ANP, and you can click here for a sneak peek.
Southern Lithoplate Inc.
Wake Forest, NC
Southern Lithoplate, Inc. (SLP) is the printer’s choice for performance-driven lithoplates and associated prepress/pressroom solutions. An American owned and operated company, SLP is committed to helping printers improve their print quality and productivity, lower costs, optimize opportunities and increase profitability.
Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky
For 100 years, the seasoned attorneys at Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky have protected the interests of businesses and private individuals. Our all-encompassing approach to the law ensures that our clients’ legal needs are fully met. Unlike most other regional law firms of comparable size, not only do we handle complex business disputes and transactions, we also handle highly sophisticated personal service matters including criminal defense work, real estate and estates and trusts. In this way, we strive to help our clients deal with any legal challenge they might meet.
New Providence, NJ
TAPinto.net is a network of more than 85 locally owned and operated online local news sites. Utilizing state-of-the-art technology, we provide hardcopy newspapers (and online news sites) with a turn-key online news solution that provides new revenue streams and enables hardcopy newspapers to compete online effectively, efficiently and affordably.
Tecnavia develops innovative and reliable digital publishing solutions, offering a solid reading experience across all devices. We provide the necessary support and tools to simplify workloads, reduce costs, improve efficiency and increase revenue. Beyond an E-Edition, Tecnavia offers new and advanced products to meet all of a news media companies needs, ranging from metered paywalls to electronic tear sheets.
Telecom Strategies LLC is an independent Voice and Data telecommunications consulting firm established in 2011. It was formed by telecommunications professionals with over 40 years’ experience in the industry.
We are agents for voice and data suppliers nationwide. As a result, our fees are solely paid by them. Our consulting services are at no cost to our clients.
Our mission, therefore, is to serve as an independent advocate who can navigate the marketplace to identify, install and support the most cost-effective telecommunications solutions for our clients.
Our expertise encompasses all aspects of your telecommunications needs.
Feel free to contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or toll-free at: (844) 282-6400.
East Moline, IL
TownNews equips local media organizations with the digital services and guidance to transform their business models and flourish in the digital age. Our tools and expertise in print, digital, video, OTT, and advertising enable forward-thinking media organizations in dynamic markets to efficiently engage their audiences, increase security and grow revenue.
Fueled by a passion for local media and a 30-year proven track record of success, more than 2,000 news organizations have benefited from the platform and tools we’ve built specifically for the media industry to thrive.
Visit TownNews today to learn how we can help you thrive in the digital age.
Tucker Albin & Associates
Tucker Albin’s Customized Collection Solutions are designed to recover debt without the need to litigate. 1st party A/R confirmation, pre-collections audits & assessments, and 3rd party collection efforts, specifically designed to resolve outstanding accounts without alienating our clients’ customers should they wish to continue doing business with them in the future.
When your team is playing phone tag with customers who are avoiding them! When your delinquent customer is breaking promises of payments! When they invent disputes where there is none, or simply outright refuse to pay your invoice- we can collect!
Contact: Peter Freeby
New York, NY
VettNews Cx is a simple, effective tool to help publishers improve their process of correcting mistakes and listening to reader feedback. This tool improves the workflow efficiency of managing corrections and boosts audience loyalty and trust, which are vital factors in audiences paying for news subscriptions.
VoicePort’s automated customer self-service helps newspapers improve customer service and drive retention while reducing call center agent costs. Our IVR and messaging-chat software are highly configurable and integrated with your CRM, so subscribers get personalized attention and accurate care, 24/7. With VoicePort, you can automate routine tasks – anything from delivery problems and vacation holds to password resets. Over half the daily US newspapers are clients of VoicePort. If your paper isn’t yet a client, contact us to learn how we excel at customer service automation.
White Birch Paper
Fair Lawn, NJ
Driven by the passion and commitment of our employees, we are dedicated to producing the highest quality paper and paperboard products. Through continuous investment in safety, sustainability and operations, we are able to thrive as a reliable partner that works with a sense of urgency to meet our customers’ needs and enable their success. We manufacture newsprint, high-bright, directory paperboard and other specialty paper products at our three paper mills in Canada, where we are able to serve customers throughout North America and around the world.
WITF Public Media
WITF is a trusted, valued supplier of programs and services that both satisfy and stimulate curiosity for residents in every community in the central Pennsylvania region. WITF inspires lifelong learning by connecting people and communities of Pennsylvania through trusted journalism, thoughtful discussion and educational experiences.