Thank you for your interest in advertising with the Belleville News-Democrat and www.bnd.com, southwestern Illinois’ leading daily news source.

Since 1858, the BND has provided readers with local content not found anywhere else. Its core market includes St. Clair and Madison counties, along with parts of Clinton, Monroe, Randolph, Washington and Bond counties. The BND is the #1 source for local news, sports and entertainment in the St. Louis metro east.

ADVERTISING RATES AND CONTACTS

Media Kit

Classified

Classified "Private Party" liner ads: Small, text-only ads placed by individuals, not businesses. Yard sales, cars and other items for sale, homes for sale by owner. These ads must be prepaid by credit card or at the BND office by check or cash. Contact: Julie Ambry, Classified Supervisor at 618-239-2623 or jambry@bnd.com.
Help-wanted ads placed by businesses. Contact: Sharon Peterson at 618-239-2478.
Display ads for Automotive: Larger ads normally placed by businesses. Contact: Brenda Fedak at 618-239-2550 or bfedak@bnd.com.
Display ads for Real Estate: Larger ads normally placed by businesses. Contact: Bruce Prediger at 618-239-2621 or bprediger@bnd.com

Retail

Local Retail Advertising: Display ads placed by businesses, political and nonprofit groups based in the Metro East. Contact: Teresa Buelt at 618-239-2608 or tbuelt@bnd.com

National Retail Advertising

National Retail Advertising: Display ads placed by businesses and ad agencies located outside the BND's area of circulation. Contact: Karen Latta at 618-239-2628 or klatta@bnd.com

Digital Advertising

Internet Advertising, including banner ads, search engine marketing and targeted display advertising. Contact: Teresa Buelt at 618-239-2608 or tbuelt@bnd.com.

Free-Standing Inserts and Front Page Notes

Insert rates, acceptable sizes, zoning options, quantities and scheduling. Contact: Teresa Buelt at 618-239-2608 or tbuelt@bnd.com or Brenda Fedak at 618-239-2550 or bfedak@bnd.com.

Magazines & Special Sections

Prime Life and other special sections are targeted to niche audiences and distributed in the BND to home-delivery subscribers. For more information, Contact: Teresa Buelt at 618-239-2608 or tbuelt@bnd.com or Brenda Fedak at 618-239-2550 or bfedak@bnd.com.

Vendor Support Sections

To promote a business or organization's grand opening, anniversary, open house or move. Contact: Teresa Buelt at 618-239-2608 or tbuelt@bnd.com or Brenda Fedak at 618-239-2550 or bfedak@bnd.com.

Weekly Publications

Display ads for O'Fallon Progress, Command Post (serving Scott Air Force Base) and Highland News-Leader. Contact: Brenda Fedak, Weekly Publications Manager at 618-239-2550 or bfedak@bnd.com.

Belleville News-Democrat Advertising Leadership

Teresa BueltDigital Sales Manager618-239-2608
Brenda FedakMulti Media and Weekly Publications Manager618-239-2550
Gay BentlageHighland News-Leader Sales Manager618-654-2366 ext. 13