This article showcases our top picks for the best Connecticut based News companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of News solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Connecticut News Companies
West World Media
West World Media, LLC engages in collecting, compiling, and providing showtimes listings and movie data to newspapers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Algeria, Sweden, Norway, Finland, New Zealand, the United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Indonesia, Vietnam, Bulgaria, Peru, the Philippines, South Africa, and Venezuela. It also provides movie guide and trailers, online ticketing, video services, box office grosses, reviews, and entertainment news; local event listings; music listings, sports coverage, and live theatres in metropolitan areas; special events, including art, comedy, dance, and talks and reading shows; entertainment venue marketing services; Website design and hosting, email newsletters, newspaper directory advertisements, and brochures; and weekly showtimes and mini-marquee showtimes widgets.
The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Ridgefield, Connecticut with operations in Latin America, Europe, North Africa, and the Pacific.. .
CrowdFlik is the patented mobile-video platform that simplifies the collaboration, creation an sharing of fan vides via its automated synchronization and proprietary video editor. Soon to be available as an SDK, CrowdFlik makes it easy to upload and organize event videos so that users can easily assemble and share their own custom edits using all of the best angles and scenes.
CrowdFlik gives everybody a shared video experience.. .
Search Engine Land
Search Engine Land is a leading daily publication that covers all aspects of the search marketing industry. The site is led by Editor-In-Chief Ginny Marvin, who oversees the editorial team behind Search Engine Land and its sister publications, Marketing Land and MarTech Today.
Daily news coverage includes breaking stories, industry trends and analyses, and product changes at popular platforms used by search marketers to reach consumers online. In addition to the editorial news staff coverage, Search Engine Land features contributed articles by subject matter experts across all digital marketing disciplines, filled with practical tips, tactics, and strategies for running successful marketing programs.
The sites were founded by search industry veterans Danny Sullivan and Chris Sherman and are published by Third Door Media. Chris Elwell is a founding partner and the CEO of Third Door Media, the parent company that produces Digital Marketing Depot, our research center for digital marketers, as well as the MarTech and SMX (Search Marketing Expo) conference series..
CRN provides news, sports, weather, and special programming for 55 Connecticut radio stations. It features news, slideshows, videos, blogs, reviews, researches, lists, and events.
CRN international, a subsidiary of CRN, is a radio marketing and promotions company that creates solutions to specific marketing problems using non-traditional approaches. Some of its solutions include two-minute vignettes, contests, personality endorsements, retail marketing, social media, and digital integration..
Interactive Kiosk Network
The products are designed for rich media applications, to be cost effective, with ease of use, for rapid deployment and for integration with mobile instruments, to provide for scalability. By providing connectivity for customers to current required information, whether for training, or business management purposes, the IKN network can help these customer’s mitigate risks.
Supporting the product/market scalabilities, are business relationships that have been established with major players such as INGRAM MICRO for hardware, product delivery, and leasing, with the MVN network, to provide content and sponsorship business, and with Digital Back Office, to provide all necessary digital processing operations and support These key relationships position IKN to take a leadership role in the secure-delivery of private interactive digital networks. IKN is building reseller relationships with digital technology developers that can provide it with key components to expand its digital solutions platforms.
IKN believes that through its partnerships and reseller relationships, it will effectively provide state-of-the-art product(s) in all the markets that it is developing. Services: IKN addresses its digital media/connectivity services to markets where traditional antiquated methods can rapidly be replaced by adapting successful digital business models.
The Company is presently developing and marketing platforms for digital dynamic training, for safety and threat management systems, for municipal communication/ branding platforms, and platforms for retail sales in automotive, finance and fine arts. The IKN Digital Network can support integration into the workplace for Wounded Warrior Veterans programs by providing the interactive connectivity for these veterans to function effectively from an outside location.
A major business test program is being developed with the automotive industry and its dealer networks to provide good paying jobs for severely wounded veterans.. .
Chief Executive Group
Chief Executive Group is the leading community for business leaders worldwide. It publishes Chief Executive magazine, Corporate Board Member and boardmember.com, as well as conferences and roundtables that enable CEOs to discuss key subjects and share their experiences with their peers.
The Group also runs the Chief Executive Network, the leading CEO membership organization arranged by industry, and facilitates the annual “CEO of the Year,” a prestigious honor bestowed upon an outstanding corporate leader, nominated and selected by a group of peers.. .
Asset International, Inc. owns and operates publishing, email, newsletter, and education portals focusing on retirement and international securities services industries.
The company provides news, content, research, training and e-commerce solutions. Additionally, it offers industry research, sponsors conferences, and training to retirement professionals.
The company owns, publishes, and operates plansponsor.com, Plansponsor Magazine; Daily NewsDash and AdvisorDash newsletters; Plansponsor Pathfinder; Global Custodian Magazine; and globalcustodian.com. Asset International was incorporated in 1985 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut..
Marketing Land is a daily publication that covers all aspects of the digital marketing industry. It provides daily news coverage and regular columns about online marketing, including social media, e-mail marketing, affiliate marketing, analytics, and much more.
The publication’s daily news covers areas such as breaking stories, industry trends, feature announcements, and product changes at popular platforms used by digital marketers to reach consumers online. In addition to the editorial news staff coverage, Marketing Land features contributed articles by subject matter experts across all digital marketing disciplines, filled with practical tips, tactics, and strategies for running marketing programs.
Marketing Land was launched in 2011.. .
Third Door Media
Third Door Media’s mission is to empower interactive marketers and others by providing the quality, trusted content they need to be successful. The company produces the world’s largest series of internet marketing conferences, the Search Marketing Expo (SMX) conference series.
SMX conferences include: SMX West (San Jose, CA), SMX East (New York City), SMX Advanced, SMX London, SMX Israel, SMX Munich, SMX Toronto, SMX Sydney, SMX Melbourne, SMX Paris, SMX Stockholm and SMX Social Media Marketing (Las Vegas, NV). Third Door Media publishes Search Engine Land and Marketing Land, which provide news, analysis and tutorials to help internet marketers do their jobs more effectively.
The company also provides a full range of innovative marketing services including lead generation, content creation and licensing via its Digital Marketing Depot brand.. .
Nasdaq Trader is a website that covers the Nasdaq market providing proprietary access to trading liquidity. It provides three trading options: U.S.
markets, Nordic market, and Baltic market. The website also features trending products, market data, statistics, news, and support..
Technology Marketing Corporation
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC), based in Norwalk, CT and founded in 1972, is the world’s leading business to business and integrated marketing media company, servicing niche markets within the communications and technology industries. Reaching in excess of 3.5 million readers worldwide each month, TMC creates highly targeted, content-driven communities, serving as the world’s primary educational and news resource in the communications and technology fields – including VoIP, IP communications, telecom, contact centers, and CRM.
TMC’s print, online, and in-person media properties serve these rapidly-growing and dynamic technology and communications industries, providing actionable, mission-critical information which influential decision-makers demand when selecting products and services.. .
OfficeChai is a online platform dedicated to the workplace. They publish and curate articles, blogs and stories which are about our office lives.
They focus on the goings on at work, be it interesting titbits, tips, or the latest office gossip. They profile interesting jobs, interesting people, and interesting people who are doing interesting jobs.
So whether it’s useful tips on enhancing your productivity or a fun listicle on grievances against the office commute, They aim to brighten your workday.. .
Hartford Business Journal
Hartford Business Journal is all about DELIVERING BUSINESS to their community. They are a BUSINESS INFORMATION COMPANY with an engaged community, essential intelligence, and profitable connections.
They work with companies to help them promote their brand and develop thought leadership channels. They serve THEIR AUDIENCE …
IN PRINT, ONLINE and IN PERSON. They are the trusted source for building business connections..
Folio Magazine is a multi-channel source that uses print, online, and face-to-face delivery to bring actionable information to the publishing community. The magazine’s audience includes publishing professionals from all sectors of the magazine industry such as those in B2B, consumer, association, and city and regional.
Folio Magazine was founded in 1972 and is based in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States.. .
The Taunton Press
The Taunton Press is in the business of providing high-quality, high-value information to special-interest enthusiasts – people who have made a commitment in time and/or space to learning about and practicing their craft and express their creative imaginations. Their five fields of focus are: woodworking, home building, cooking, gardening, and garment sewing.
Profit is their measure, not their motive. If they all do their jobs well, we’ll be profitable and generate the capital to try new ideas and create new things.
They grow not only because they keep creating new things of some value to society, but because if they don’t, we’ll stagnate. A growing workplace in one that vital and creative people find challenging, rewarding and fun.
They are a family-owned business and they treat their fellow employees, customers and suppliers as they would like to be treaded ourselves, and they do it in a friendly, trusting and open manner that brings out the best in people. They are a risk-taking, questioning company that continually challenges accepted values, methods and goals, while always searching for innovative ways to conduct their business Taunton remains a family business built on the core values of Integrity, Teamwork, Excellence, Independent Thinking, and Creativity – the values on which Paul and Jan Roman founded their company..
Yale Daily News
Yale Daily News is the nation’s oldest college daily newspaper. It offers news from Monday to Friday to the communities of Yale University and New Haven, Connecticut.
In addition to the daily newspaper, Yale Daily News offers WEEKEND, a Friday supplement with reviews and articles about arts and culture and Sports Monday, a Monday section that provides expanded, in-depth sports coverage. It also publishes several special-occasion issues every year, including the Parent’s Weekend, Harvard-Yale Game, Freshman, and Commencement.
Yale Daily News was founded on January 28, 1878 in New Haven, Connecticut.. .
Founded in California in 2000, Tantor Audio has grown from a three person operation into a leading independent audiobook publisher, producing more than 70 new titles every month. Now located in two facilities in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, Tantor’s talented team of associates, and over 100 of the industry’s best narrators, are dedicated to providing the highest quality audio experience, all for the best value.
Tantor’s formula for success starts with must-have authors and award-winning titles. Tantor’s extensive catalog includes Man Booker, Pulitzer, and National Book Award winners, as well as countless New York Times bestsellers and titles with starred reviews from all the major publications.
Tantor then adds the most popular and talented narrators to the mix, taking care to match the right voice to each book. The end result is award-winning audio.
Tantor is the recipient of numerous Audie Awards, AudioFile Earphones Awards, Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Awards, and starred audio reviews.. .
Cynopsis Media publishes trade publications for the television, media, digital, and TV sports industries. Its daily e-publications include Cynopsis, an internal memo created to keep a sales team updated and informed, as well as reports daily on the business of television programming, distribution, marketing, advertising, and executive moves.
Cynopsis Media’s daily e-publications also include Cynopsis: Kids!, which provides daily readers the news and information ranging from programming information to marketing and licensing highlights; Cynopsis: Sports; and Cynopsis: Digital, which helps readers stay up-to-date with the ever-changing digital platform. It also covers everything from deals and distribution to daily programming and ratings news.
Moreover, Cynopsis Media’s weekly e-publication includes Cynopsis: Classified Advantage, an interactive e-publication addressing the various career questions, as well as publishes a collection of the industry’s top jobs, and expert advice and tips on how to get and keep these jobs. It began operation in 1997.
Cynopsis Media’s headquarters is in Stratford in Connecticut. It operates as a subsidiary of Access Intelligence as of July 5, 2011..
Event Marketer Magazine was founded in 2002 to serve the information needs of strategic brand-side event marketers and agency executives across the spectrum of face-to-face marketing–including mobile marketing, mall marketing, street events, trade shows, corporate events, proprietary events, virtual events, buzz marketing, p.r. campaigns, sponsorships, business-to-business events and press events.
It has become the world’s most respected provider of content for the event and trade show category. Their portfolio includes their flagship magazine, twice-monthly EM Buzz enewsletter, the annual Experiential Marketing Summit executive conference, the Ex Awards, Experience Design & Technology Awards, Experiential Marketing Training Camps and more..
Avweb.com is the General Aviation industry’s most successful and respected news website, reaching an audience of 281,000 unique readers monthly. Now in our 16th year, www.Avweb.com is the leading source for up-to-the-minute general aviation news, product analysis and pilot resources.
Our free, subscription based AVwebFlash, AVwebBiz and AVwebAudio newsletters have become a must-read–Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday morning for nearly a quarter million general aviation pilots, aircraft owners, business owners and executives.. .
Streaming Device Support
Streaming Media is a news media company and online platform that is engaged in serving and educating the streaming media industry and community. It provides its users with original articles, audio and video content, breaking news, research reports, industry directory, and case studies that portray current -world streaming media implementations.
It is also engaged in publishing and conducting research programs related to its subject area. In addition, it also organizes events, web events, tutorials, newsletters, conference videos, and other features related to educating individuals on streaming media implementations.
Streaming Media was founded by Information Today, Inc.. .
Belvoir Media Group LLC
Recognized and respected for its publications and partnerships, Belvoir Media Group is a leading provider of reader-focused, content-driven periodicals, books, and digital media. Addressing the need for reliable and responsible intelligence in today’s information age, Belvoir Media Group’s publications offer readers accessible, affordable, and above all, authoritative guidance on a broad range of interests and endeavors.
In conjunction with institutions including Harvard Medical School, Cleveland Clinic, Duke Medicine, and UCLA Medical Center, Belvoir delivers targeted health and wellness news and guidance to millions of readers each month. Through its many newsletters and magazines, as well as books, special reports, and online services, Belvoir brings a growing audience of health-conscious adults timely and useful instruction and direction.
In addition, Belvoir Media Group serves a wide spectrum of active and involved readers whose interests range from flying and sailing to pet owning, antique collecting, and organic living. Providing expert and unbiased insight, each Belvoir enthusiast publication is a trusted resource for a loyal and passionate readership.
With an informed understanding of its readers and a dynamic commitment to its partners, Belvoir Media Group offers each a culture of excellence, experience, and reward.. .
Monitor Bank Rates LLC
Brian McKay launched MonitorBankRates.comin April 2008. MonitorBankRates.comis now one of the leading online personal finance publications and bank rate aggregators.
Each day we bring the latest deposit and mortgage news, money-saving advice and tips from the banking and financial industry. We also offer a range of tools to help you stay on top of your finances and plan for the future.
Our free rate search and compare service offer the latest ‘best rates’ on products ranging from certificate of deposits, savings accounts, money market accounts and mortgages.. .
SatireWire is an online platform that offers the latest international news with an element of satire. The platform covers authority, business, sci-tech, sports, the arts, charts, and more.
SatireWire was launched by Andy Marlatt in 2010 and is based in Connecticut, United States.. .
As of March 5, 2009, PA SportsTicker Enterprises was acquired by STATS, LLC. PA SportsTicker Enterprises operates as a sports news information service provider in North America.
It delivers instant scores, breaking sports news, statistics, previews, recaps, and features of baseball, football, basketball, hockey, college football, college basketball, golf, tennis, soccer, auto racing, and horse racing. The company serves radio and TV stations, broadcast and cable networks, newspapers, wire services, interactive media, on-line services, paging services, multimedia, and various electronic publishing applications in North and South America, and Japan.
PA SportsTicker Enterprises was formerly known as Baseball Ticker and changed its name to SportsTicker Enterprises LP. Further, the company changed its name to PA SportsTicker Enterprises following its acquisition by PA Sport Limited.
The company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Cheshire, Connecticut. It has additional offices in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, and South Africa.
Before Stats LLC purchased the company and laid off its entire editorial staff, the company was located in Cheshire CT. It also was located in Bristol CT.
That was when ESPN, which had owned the company since 1995, decided to move the wire service from its waterfront office in Jersey City. The move occurred July 11, 2004 and it shook loose many of the editorial staff, who were unsure of what would happen with the company.
Westport Now Media
Westport Now Media is an online platform that offers a 24/7 stream of news and information from the community. It covers arts and leisure, business, community, education, health and fitness, politics, community, sports, weather, and more.
Westport Now Media was launched in 2003 and is based in Westport, Connecticut.. .
Maverick Media, LLC owns and operates radio broadcasting stations in the small to medium-sized United States markets. The company also has Internet interests serving Sonoma County.
It serves listeners and Internet visitors. The company is based in Westport, Connecticut..
CBS Outernet provides in-store digital media networks to the grocery industry in the United States. The company’s media distribution platform helps grocery retailers, advertisers, and content providers to market their products to individual shoppers.
It also offers a range of implementation and production services. The company, formerly SignStorey, Inc., was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut.
CBS Outernet is a former subsidiary of Gerber Scientific, Inc. As of October 5, 2007, CBS Outernet is a subsidiary of CBS Corporation..
Kicknote.com provides users with a fun and easy way to stay up to date on their favorite musical artists, while delivering new and interesting content that might ordinarily slip through the cracks. Now a music-lover can ensure he/she always gets the latest information by simply taking a few moments to browse through his/her Kicknote account; no more searching through multiple sites or repeated Googling.
It might be helpful to think of the Kicknote stream as a sort of modified RSS reader in which rather than subscribing to specific sources (i.e. sites), users are able to subscribe to specific topics (i.e.
artists) and receive information on those topics from a wide variety of sources, each contributing its own special kind of unique content. To get started quickly and easily, Kicknote suggests a list of artists based on a user’s iTunes data file.
Once a user finishes customizing the proposed list, all of the artists are added to his/her Stream and he/she immediately starts receiving categorized, filtered, real-time updates on those artists, gathered from across 50+ sites, including, currently: Twitter updates, videos, and photos; and coming soon: blog posts, tickets, music, merchandise, news stories, interviews, and more. Kicknote is also currently working on expanding into other areas of interest, such as sports, to create one place for users to get a comprehensive view of everything about their favorite players and teams.
News stories, highlights, photos, scores, interviews, Twitter updates, game tickets, merchandise, and more will all be constantly flowing into the Kicknote sports stream, making sure you stay up to date on all of your teams all year long. After sports, areas such as celebrities, movies, television, and even health/medicine will be added as well.
In short, Kicknote is here to help manage the ever-increasing amount of content on the Internet.. .
The Darien Times
The Darien Times is a weekly newspaper published by Hersam Acorn and distributed on Thursdays. The paper covers Darien news, politics, sports, schools and feature stories and publishes a monthly section on arts and entertainment, as well.
It also includes columns from local voices. Subscriptions are free to Darien residents and are mailed to their homes Thursdays.
It costs $1 at newsstands. Hersam Acorn Newspapers is a traditional and new media firm, which includes printing facilities and local papers, specialty publications and websites in more than 20 communities in southwestern Connecticut, Lewisboro, N.Y., and Vermont.
This gives Their readers easy access to regional news and events as well as exposure to advertisers from across the region.. .
Clear TV Key
Cut the cable, sack the satellite. Now you can watch TV for free in crystal clear HD with the Free TV Key from Clear TV! Watch your favorite network prime time shows, national sporting events, news & much, much more! All for free in clear HD.
Clear TV eliminates expensive and unnecessary cable bills for those consumers who are just looking to enjoy their favorite network shows.. .
Renewable Search is a leading Cleantech executive search firm for the Solar, Wind, Energy Storage, Efficiency, IoT and Smart Grid markets. We have nearly a decade of renewable energy hiring experience.
We help energy companies hire experienced executives and managers with our unique and effective performance-based retained search, and contingent services utilizing our network of experienced recruiters. We work with solar and wind developers, manufacturers, EPC contractors and O&M firms, energy storage manufacturers and integrators, ESCOs, and Smart Grid solution providers.
Our relationships are with experienced candidates in the Utility, Commercial and Municipal markets.. .
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