As local newspapers crumble, more and more communities across the U.S. are left with little or no trustworthy original reporting. This underscores the need for a new model for journalism that can revitalize the informed the public.

Connecticut Roundup is locally owned and operated by a local media consultants (we call them Community Advertising Publishers) with a passion for helping to make local advertising affordable and effective.

What a Community Publisher Does:

  • Sell advertising to small and medium-sized businesses.
  • Build relationships with business owners, and help each other grow within your community.
  • Be active in local organizations such as the Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, BNI, and other networking groups.
  • Be a consultant for the businesses that advertise with you and help them on concepts, events, promotions and more!

Becoming a Roundup Publisher is a part-time or full-time independent contractor position. It requires your commitment in order to effectively operate and maximize your revenue goals.

Territory & Income: 

Roundup territories are defined by the area you select and where you cover Connecticut Roundup news. You may accept advertising from anywhere. The coverage area may include a city, town, county or a combination.

The amount of income you build will be based upon the number of sponsored articles you publish, your ad rate, the amount of time you dedicate to your coverage, and your ability to effectively connect with small businesses in the local community.

You can view the rate card here. Rates are subject to chance and serves as a starting rate. Every business is different.

We offer, training, sales support and amazingly easy to use content and sales management software.

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    12/02/2019 by

    Residents of all ages are invited to Burlington’s 34th Annual Holiday Sing Along on the Burlington Town Green, Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 7pm. The HIstorical Elton Brown Tavern will open at 6:30pm for cookies and other treats at 6:30pm.  The Chamber of Commerce, Torrington Savings Bank & The United Way are sponsoring a Coat Drive inside the… Read more

  • Ray’s Auto Body in Bristol Celebrates 30th Anniversary

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  • All Heart: Hundreds Gather at Bristol Thanksgiving Service

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    Two hundred people gathered at Saint Joseph Church on Wednesday, November 27th, giving thanks with neighbors of different faiths. This was the third time that members of the Bristol Area Association of Ministry partnered with the Interfaith Coalition in hosting the event.  Combined adult, children’s and handbell choirs performed and instrumental accompaniment was provided by… Read more

  • DOT to Bulldoze West End in Bristol

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  • Elderly Care Earns Employee $5k Award

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  • Nutmeg Financial Brings Affordable Car Program to City of Bridgeport

    11/27/2019 by

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    11/25/2019 by

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