Blacktown News Media Kit - 2024

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Media Kit 20 Me

Blacktown’s trusted local news voice Blacktown, as one of the state’s fastest growing cities has undergone a significant transformation over recent years. With a GRP topping $18B Blacktown boasts a growing property sector, thriving retail and education sectors, vibrant sports community, health precinct and visitor attractions. The Blacktown News is the print and digital media resource that connects residents and visitors to the city’s diverse community, its progress, business opportunities and lifestyle.



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Blacktown News distribution network The Blacktown News covers the Blacktown Local Government Area. Printed editions are available for public pick-up from multiple of locations across the LGA including: cafes, clubs, hotels, supermarkets, newsagents, health care centres, community centres and more. The digital edition is a replica of the print edition and goes live prior to the print edition being distributed. The link to the digital edition and all archive edition is available on our website or go here: www.issuu/communitybroadcastnetwork. The Blacktown News reaches a Facebook community of over 49,000 followers through its own channels and relationship with Jobs Available, a leading Western Sydney jobs portal.


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Publishing Schedule Deadlines 2024 Digital and print editions monthly with daily web updates. All editions published one week after deadline. January January 5, published January 9

July June 30, published July 9

February Januaery 31, published February 9

August July 29, published August 9

March February 28, published March 9

September August 31, published Sept 8

April March 31, published April 8

October September 30, published October 7

May April 29, published May 8

November October 31, published November 7

June May 31, published June 9

December November 30, published December 9

Where to get The News The Blacktown News can be picked up from locations across the Blacktown LGA. Distribution outlets include cafes, clubs business centres, shopping centres, supermarkets, networking groups, council offices, libraries and more. Some popular outlets include: Blacktown Council Libaries, Blacktown RSL, Blacktown Sports Club, Blacktown Workers Club, Blacktown Travelodge, The Australian Hotel, Vineyard Motel, Fox Hills Golf Club, Lillys Function Centre, Blacktown Chamber events, Blacktown FC, Toongabbie Bowling Sports Club, Wests Tradies, Stanhope Leisure Centre, Prospect Hotel, Eastern Creek Tavern, Blacktown Tavern, Seven Hills Plaza and multiple newsagents and retirement villages across the LGA.



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COME AND SEE US Blacktown Workers Club October 24, 2022 70 stalls 15 workshops

Supporting WEXPO The Blacktown News is the prime media partner and founding partner of Western Sydney’s own EXPO experience - called WEXPO. WEXPO showcases local businesses with stalls and specialty workshops on subjects including health, networking, property, networking, culture, charity, personal development, professional development and more. WEXPO hosts Western Sydney’s Community Leaders Forums. WEXPO Patron,is Blacktown MP Stephen Bali MP.

Combined Chamber of Commerce event 2 keynote speakers and more

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Supporting local business and community groups The Blacktown News is the prime media partner and of the Blacktown’s leading business awards program, Local Business Awards. The Local Business Awards showcase local businesses and provide the forum for local entrepreneurs and owners to celebrate their hard work and success. Each year, Blacktown News publishes the coveted finalists and winners features in print and digital formats for distribution across the region. Throughout the year we publish updates around the annual gala event.

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