The Northeast Ohio Media Group is a digitally focused media company that launched in August of 2013. We operate and Sun News and are responsible for all multimedia ad sales and marketing for the Plain Dealer, Sun News and We also provide content to The Plain Dealer, and Sun News.

Together with The Plain Dealer Publishing Co., we are the #1 source of news and information in Northeast Ohio, serving more than 1.5 million readers in print and online every month.*

We bring readers the stories they care about, when and where they want it, across digital platforms and in print. That unmatched reach—combined with powerful marketing tools—means we’re better positioned to help businesses tell their stories.

View our Solutions Guide for more information on our company and the advertising services we offer.

Advance Local

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Northeast Ohio Media Group is part of Advance Local, one of the largest media groups in the U.S., reaching more than 48 million consumers through its 12 local news and information websites that rank #1 among local media in their respective markets, and more than 30 newspapers.*

Through Advance Local and Advance Digital affiliates, including,,,,,,,,, and, we generate 598 million page views and 44 million unique visitors monthly across all 50 states.* Advance Local’s combined websites rank in the top 10 nationally in comScore’s General News category, which includes sites such as Yahoo News, CNN and NBC.

Microsoft partnerIn 2013, 2014, and 2015, Microsoft Corp. named Advance Digital, Advance Local’s digital strategy arm, their Digital Advertising Partner of the Year for ADI’s commitment to customers, its innovative marketing solutions, and exemplary use of Microsoft technologies. The award celebrates top Microsoft partners that are solving customer challenges with creative technology solutions.

Through its local media groups and Advance Digital affiliates, Advance Local is a leader in the development of innovative and effective advertising solutions across current and emerging media platforms for local, regional and national advertisers. Advance Local is part of Advance Publications, along with Condé Nast and American City Business Journals.