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.
This Month, Main Street Community Foundation presented a total of $6,500 in grants from the Men & Boys’ Fund to organizations improving the lives of men and boys in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott. The grants awarded are: Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center – $1,500 – Passport to Manhood, a… Read more
On Sunday, December 29th, the greater Plainville/Southington/Bristol Jewish community is invited to celebrate the festival of Chanukah with music, food and candle lighting. Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation will host the event at a member’s home in Bristol beginning at 5:00 p.m. Chanukah is known as the Festival of Lights and is a minor holiday in… Read more
Burlington Seeks Input from the Public: What Should be Preserved or Protected? What Services and Facilities are Needed? Should There be a Guide for Growth or Change?
The Town of Burlington has scheduled a public information meeting to get comments and feedback from Burlington residents on the draft 2020-2030 Plan of Conservation and Development for the community. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday December 12, 2019 at 7:00 PM in the Auditorium. Following the public meeting, the Planning and Zoning Commission will review community input… Read more
Dr. Ana Paula Gomes, owner of Elmwood Dental Group in West Hartford, has been named to the elite 2019 topDentists™ list for the twelfth year in a row. topDentists™ is a national database which includes listings for dentists and specialists in each state. The list of dental professionals selected in the Hartford Metro area is based on thousands of… Read more
Governor and First Lady Lamont Invite Public to Annual Holiday Open House at the Governor’s Residence
Governor Ned Lamont and First Lady Annie Lamont are inviting Connecticut residents to attend the 29th annual holiday open house at the Governor’s Residence, which will be decorated for the season and open to the public for tours. Located at 990 Prospect Avenue in Hartford, the open house will be held: Friday, December 6, 2019 from… Read more
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 CARSTAR Auto Body in Bristol is proud to celebrate their 30th year of business. Owner Steve Merchant has always enjoyed anything having to do with cars. With his dad owning the repair facility, Merchant was able to start his career in the industry at the age of 15 sweeping floors and cleaning cars. “I… Read more
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
A public information meeting is scheduled for December 3, 2019 at 7:00pm in City Hall Council Chambers. The public information meeting will include members of the State of Connecticut’s Department of Transportation planning team responsible for the design and construction of the new intersection. The purpose of the project is to reduce congestion, address traffic… Read more
After receiving rave reviews for her compassionate and competent elderly care, Mary Donkor of Brooklyn, N.Y. was presented with the Assisted Living Services, Inc. Platinum Caregiver Award for September. The homecare agency surprised the live-in caregiver with the prestigious honor at the home of client Matilda Ellwanger in Madison, CT on Oct. 31, 2019. In addition to a check for… Read more