2009 Ethnic and Community Media Directory
The Twin Cies’ ethnic and community media play a vital role in the life of our community, and in thecommunies they serve. They are the trusted source of informaon about the issues and events thatmaer most to the communies they serve. They provide a public forum, a message board and amarketplace. They are also an essenal resource for anyone – including adversers, public agencies ornon-prots- who wants to communicate a message, or sell a product or service to Twin Cies residents.In these pages, you’ll nd contact informaon for nearly a hundred newspapers, online news websites,radio and television staons and programs, including neighborhood and community media in the TwinCies metro, and ethnic media throughout Minnesota. You’ll also nd more detailed informaon aboutsome of the more prominent media outlets and the communies they serve.Adversing in these media can be a cost-eecve way to reach targeted audiences, but it is more thanthat – it is also a way of supporng the work of these publishers and broadcasters, and idenfying yourorganizaon or company with the communies they serve.Whatever your budget, the adversing sales sta at these media outlets will work you to maximize theeecveness of your adversing dollars. You may provide your own ad, or ask them to create an ad foryou, for a minimal cost. Most also oer discounts for mulple-month agreements.Repeon is key. Research has shown that it takes repeated viewings for an ad to remain in the reader’smind when they are making their purchasing decisions. Invesng in six months of adversing or moreshows the reader you’re an established business in the community.The directory is organized by media type (print/online, radio, and television), with sub-categories forethnic communies and neighborhoods they serve. Media proles include circulaon and distrobuonrange. Dive in!
Directory informaon compiled by the Refugee Health Department of the MinnesotaDepartment of Health and the New America Media Naonal Directory of Ethnic Media,with addional research by James Sanna. Edited by Sarah E. Bauer.