Our Brands

Chicago Tribune Media Group can connect your business – large or small – with your ideal audience throughout Chicagoland.

Our Advantage

A comprehensive, local focus. Incomparable resources that deliver engaging content across all devices. A rich portfolio of services and partners that will meet your every need. Our capabilities and integrated marketing opportunities will set you apart.

Engage Chicagoland. Get Results.

Digital Services Overview

  • Beyond our winning websites, our services provide additional reach in the digital space.
  • Unique combination of reach extension advertising and digital marketing services creates a ‘one-stop-shop’ for your brand.

Benefits

  • All aspects of your digital campaign through one point of contact
  • Experience across all business types and categories
  • Full spectrum of digital marketing services available
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Platforms

  • Branded Content
  • Email Marketing
  • Paid Search
  • Programmatic
  • SEO
  • Social Media
  • Video Creation & Amplification
  • Web Development

Chicago Tribune Overview

  •  Award-winning, trusted journalism to Chicagoland
  • Daily and weekly sections that provide contextual targeting
  • #1 news website in market
  • High-value, engaged audience

Benefits

  • Where Chicagoans go to stay connected, educated and informed
  • Engages consumers through their medium of choice
  • Achieves mass and targeted reach down to the household level
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Platforms

  • Events
  • Magazine
  • Mail
  • Mobile
  • Newspaper
  • Online
  • Out of Home

Red Eye Overview

  • A brief & clever take on Chicago, with a focus on food, dining, and entertainment
  • Offering a free print publication issued weekly on Thursdays
  • Over 3.4K distribution points throughout the city
  • Digital content part of chicagotribune.com

Benefits

  • Delivers integrated, cross-channel solutions
  • Engages an active, educated audience with buying power
  • Reaches a highly-desired urban millennial audience
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Platforms

  • Events
  • Mobile
  • Newspaper
  • Online

Suburban Dailies Overview

  • Focused on a continuing tradition of delivering community news
  • Each publication provides a compilation of suburban stories, photos, and special sections
  • Six publications including: The Beacon-News, The Courier-News, Daily Southtown, Lake County News-Sun, Naperville Sun, and Post Tribune

Benefits

  • Trusted local community voice
  • Geographic targeting to suburban audiences
  • Variety of engagement points both in print and online
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Platforms

  • Mobile
  • Newspaper
  • Online

Community Weeklies Overview

  • 33 weekly community papers published every Thursday
  • Covers 6 Chicagoland zones
  • Includes: The Doings, Community Star and other Pioneer Press publications

Benefits

  • Trusted local community voice
  • Geographic targeting to suburban audiences
  • Variety of engagement points both in print and online
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Platforms

  • Mobile
  • Newspaper
  • Online

Hoy Overview

  • Connects with local Hispanics
  • Chicago’s #1 Spanish-language daily
  • Includes the Weekend Fin de Semana product delivered to Hispanic households
  • Bilingual website – Spanish / English

Benefits

  • Chicagoland’s Hispanic marketplace continues to grow
  • Multi-platform approach engages Spanish-speaking consumers
  • Hoy provides local Hispanic communities with culturally relevant information
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Platforms

  • Events
  • Mail
  • Mobile
  • Newspaper
  • Online
  • Out of Home

Chicago Magazine Overview

  • Chicago’s premier luxury brand, published monthly
  • Home + Garden edition included quarterly
  • Targets residents & visitors alike

Benefits

  • Printed on high-quality glossy paper ideal for luxury brands
  • The definitive voice on Chicago’s best dining, entertainment and shopping
  • Attracts an engaged, loyal and affluent audience
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Platforms

  • Events
  • Magazine
  • Mobile
  • Online

Splash Overview

  • Chicago’s dose of style, society, and celebrity
  • Distributed to select ZIP codes with the Sunday Chicago Tribune and featured in targeted dropbox locations
  • Published twice a month

Benefits

  • Glossy format appealing to high-end brands and audiences
  • Reaching an ultra-affluent and influential local audience
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Platforms

  • Magazine
  • Online

Preprints & Inserts Overview

  • Effective and flexible network of options
  • Tap into a loyal newspaper audience and reach opt-in non-subscribers
  • Zip Code / Household level targeting
  • Newspaper Distribution in Chicago Tribune, Hoy, Fin de Semana and RedEye
  • Opt-in distribution through our Sunday Select (Inside Shopper) program
  • Full market saturation available with Midweek Inside Shopper, our Total Market Coverage (TMC) brand

Benefits

  • Flexible: Our network allows clients to customize a campaign for each event or promotion; with virtually unlimited options
  • Experienced: We are ready to serve our clients’ needs with a team of seasoned industry professionals
  • Results: Comprehensive data analysis is the foundation of our network

Platforms

  • Mail
  • Newspaper
  • Metromix.com and ChicagoNow.com: Niche websites targeting diverse audience segments in the city and suburbs
  • Tribune Direct: Direct Mail
  • The Job Network: Recruitment Services
  • Motiv8: Direct Response and Content Marketing
  • com: Local Dealer Solutions
  • Out of Home: Traditional and Digital Placements
  • Tribune Events Group: Signature and Custom Events
  • Franchise and Co-op Services: Turnkey Cross-Media Options