There are a host of sponsorship opportunities available with 3 of the most well-known brands in Northeast Ohio.  Through sponsorship of special sections, content, or events you can align your company with the trusted brands Northeast Ohio has turned to for news and information for decades, The Plain Dealer, Sun News and cleveland.com.

With the power of our multimedia suite of products we can reach the audience you’re seeking  through print and online promotional ad units or content sponsorships, social and educational events, video, social media, apps and more.

In print and online

Available sponsorship opportunities include:

  • Site and section sponsorships on cleveland.com
  • Presenting Sponsor designation of special content inserts
  • Video pre and post roll exclusivity by topic
  • Sponsorship of our apps
  • Sponsorship of contesting promoted in print, on cleveland.com and through our social media presence


Interaction with an audience is one of the best ways to build brand affinity and ensure your company stays top of mind when they are looking for products or services you offer.  Through sponsorship of an event hosted by The Plain Dealer, Sun News and/or cleveland.com, you can reinforce your company brand and build a lasting impression with the core audience you’re seeking.

We offer a variety of events and can even customize an event that fits the needs of the audience you’re seeking.  From social events like our popular Tweet-ups that reach the tech savvy explorers of our area, to educational programming like our Digital for Hire, Digifest and our Digital Literacy Workshops, we can help you connect to the audience you’re looking to target in Northeast Ohio.

Newspapers in Education offers the opportunity to sponsor print and digital copies of The Plain Dealer available in the classroom for nearly 500 schools in our area.

A sponsorship program of an event can include:

  • Branding on all materials associated with the event in print and online
  • Inclusion in all promotional materials
  • On-site activation during the event
  • Access to a database of attendees
  • Opportunity for a representative to speak at the event

Want to learn more? Contact us today and lets talk about it!