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.
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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 email@example.com
Help-wanted ads placed by businesses. Contact: Sharon Peterson, Recruitment Account Executive at 618-239-2478.
Display ads for Automotive: Larger ads normally placed by businesses. Contact: Brenda Fedak, Classified Manager at 618-239-2550 firstname.lastname@example.org
Display ads for Real Estate: Larger ads normally placed by businesses. Contact: Cathy White, Real Estate Manager at 618-239-2532 email@example.com
Local Retail Advertising: Display ads placed by businesses, political and nonprofit groups based in the Metro East. Contact: Melissa Mason, Vice President of Advertising at 618-239-2541 firstname.lastname@example.org
National Retail Advertising
National Retail Advertising: Display ads placed by businesses and ad agencies located outside the BND's area of circulation. Contact: Cathy White, Manager, Major Retail, National and Real Estate at 618-239-2532 email@example.com
Internet Advertising, including banner ads, search engine marketing and targeted display advertising. Contact: Teresa Buelt at 618-239-2608 firstname.lastname@example.org
Free-Standing Inserts and Front Page Notes
Insert rates, acceptable sizes, zoning options, quantities and scheduling. Contact: Melissa Mason, Vice President of Advertising at 618-239-2541 email@example.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: Melissa Mason at 618-239-2541 firstname.lastname@example.org
Vendor Support Sections
To promote a business or organization's grand opening, anniversary, open house or move. Contact: Melissa Mason at 618-239-2541 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Belleville News-Democrat Advertising Leadership
|Melissa Mason||VP, Advertising||(618) 239-2541|
|Teresa Buelt||Digital Sales Manager||(618) 239-2608|
|Brenda Fedak||Multi Media and Weekly Publications Manager||(618) 239-2550|
|Carole Fredeking||Retail Advertising Manager||(618) 239-2622|
|Melissa Mason||Niche Publications Manager||(618) 239-2541|
|Erin Rinderer||Graphic Design and Support Staff Manager||(618) 239-2456|
|Cathy White||Major Retail, National and Real Estate Manager||(618) 239-2532|
|Gay Bentlage||Highland News-Leader Sales Manager||618-654-2366 ext. 13|