Hartford Metro/Core-Based Statistical Area (CBSA)
The Hartford Metro hosts our state capital and a vibrant mix of businesses, cultural and educational assets in addition to encompassing one of the nation’s most affluent and educated populations. Fortune 100 headquarters call the Metro home as well as thousands of thriving local businesses and a major new convention center with its associated retail complex currently being developed.
The Metro also has a highly desirable location. It provides easy access to three other major northeast cities: Boston, New York City and Providence which are each roughly 100 miles distance. It is also home to our recently expanded international airport which is one of the country’s fastest-growing and the second largest in New England.
CT1 Media reaches 848,661 or 89% of all adults in the Hartford Metro each week. CT1 audiences have substantial buying power- with mean household incomes of $81,781. Our key properties include: The Hartford Courant, FOXCT, courant.com, Hartford Magazine , The Hartford Advocate and ctnow.com.
Total Population: 1,218,594
Total Households: 474,544
Total Retail Sales: $16.3 billion
Total Effective Buying Income: $29.6 billion
Source: Nielsen Claritas 2012; Scarborough 2011 Release 2
Since the mid-1970s, our readers have shared one characteristic: they are active. They read us to find events, restaurants to try, bands to listen to. Our editorial staff works hard to cultivate this audience and our products – the Advocate/Weekly papers, website, apps, magazines and email programs – deliver.
CT1 Media Mobile
With a wide range of products, from news-based text alerts to promotional contests, CT1 Media delivers timely and important information and entertainment to mobile users in ways that its competitors can’t. Learn more about our mobile products.
CTNow.com is the web home for Connecticut news and entertainment and earns its reputation as “Connecticut’s Homepage.” CTNow.com averages nearly 3 million page views per month and specializes in breaking news and entertainment in Connecticut. Need to know news as it happens? Looking for a great place for dinner?
CTShopsHere does the digging so our audience can quickly get the most for their money! CTShopsHere also provides sales flyers, money-saving tips, and advice that allows our fans and clients to interact – to buy, sell and save. Every day.
Daytrips and Destinations
In May the Daytrips & Destinations Expo brings FOX CT’s Daytrippers series and the Hartford Courant’s travel section to life with over 90 exhibitors for Connecticut families to browse as they make their summer fun and travel plans. The multimedia promotion includes broadcast, print and digital components, and attracts over 3000 well qualified attendees
CT1 Media will host this seminar series in March at the Connecticut Science Center for small to medium-sized businesses looking to incorporate digital and social media into their marketing mix. Industry experts will educate businesses on digital marketing, demonstrate how to utilize the latest in technological advances, and help guide them in choosing
FOX Network programming delivers the key 25-54 year-old viewer to advertisers with hits such as American Idol, Glee, The X Factor, The Following, Family Guy and The Simpsons. The FOX brand has become synonymous with quality sports programming. Its coverage of the National Football League, Major League Baseball, NASCAR and NCAA Football consistently receives high more »
The newest website in the CT1 Media digital portfolio is FOXCT.com, the online home for FOX CT. With streamlined navigation and a heavy focus on local news, weather, and video content, the site brings FOX CT news to our audience when and where they want it.
The Courant is America’s oldest continuously published newspaper, the largest newspaper in Connecticut and the 59th largest daily newspaper in the U.S. The Courant covers local issues that impact Connecticut residents as well as breaking national and regional stories. The Courant has the reputation of being the most trusted news source
The leading lifestyle magazine for Greater Hartford, Hartford Magazine brings you exclusive insight into the best the region has to offer, including shopping, travel, dining, entertainment, home décor, the arts — all the people, places and things that make Hartford unique.
Hartford Magazine Best Of Party
When it comes to what’s the best, everyone has an opinion. But for this issue, the opinion that matters is yours. In 2012, readers sent in ballots and logged on to www.hartfordmag.com to cast over 126,000 votes in more than 150 categories, from favorite Chinese food to
HartfordMag.com is an interactive, digital version of Hartford Magazine, which allows features including more photos, video, rich media, hyperlinks, and more. a Digital Magazine app for iphone and ipad can be downloaded from itunes.
MOBILE TEXT ALERTS
With alert campaigns for breaking news, weather, traffic, UConn sports and other hot topics, we keep our users in the know when they’re on the go.
CT 1 Media partners with Komen Connecticut on this fun filled night in West Hartford to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month. Over 2000 attendees enjoy a night of music, survivor fashion show, dancing, great food, pink carpet photos, a variety of exhibitors, and raffle prizes while raising funds
WCCT is Connecticut’s home for the CW network. The CW brand is tailored to the 18 to 34 demographic. Hit CW shows such as The Vampire Diaries, Hart of Dixie, and America’s Next Top Model deliver the viewers other stations have a hard time reaching.