News + Insights

We’ve highlighted some of the information that matters to our advertisers most. Check back often for the most recent scoops on industry trends, consumer insights, advertising opportunities and more.


New Suburban Section: Living

July 15, 2015

Reach and engage lifestyle consumers with “Living”. Living is the weekly lifestyle tabloid section home to a variety of appealing content, puzzles and advice columns. Regular features include home and garden, health, pets, money and eye-catching cover stories. Published in the following suburban newspapers every Wednesday: The Beacon-News The Courier-News Daily Southtown Lake County News-Sun…

Chicago Tribune Recognized for Community Support

July 15, 2015

The Chicago Tribune was recently recognized by two nonprofit organizations that support college education for underprivileged high school students – The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and the N’DIGO Foundation. On June 20, Tony Hunter, Publisher of the Chicago Tribune, accepted the Harold Hines Award on behalf of the organization from UNCF President Dr. Michael…

CTMG Launches a New In-House Video Production & Storytelling Studio

July 15, 2015

Create engaging, shareable videos that promote your brand with Chicago Tribune Media Group. Introducing our in-house video team, Blackburst Studio. Blackburst Studio specializes in state-of-the-art storytelling, with end-to-end production capabilities that transform your brand’s message into a relatable and unique experience. From web content to broadcast commercials, Blackburst Studio does it all whether it’s shot…

Recap: Printers Row Lit Fest

July 14, 2015

On June 6th and 7th, the Chicago Tribune hosted the 31st annual Printers Row Lit Fest, bringing together over 125,000 book lovers from across the Midwest to celebrate the power of storytelling. The two-day fest featured over 200 presenters, 150 vendors and special programming by Levar Burton, Bob Saget, Rick Bayless and others. The theme…

Do You Know Who Your Audience Is?

July 10, 2015

How well do you really know your audience? Do you understand their lifestyle, buying behaviors, motivators, and priorities? In order to build stronger relationships with customers, businesses must look beyond traditional traits such as age, gender, and marital status to uncover a less obvious cast of characters that have the potential to engage with a…