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Sep 26, 2016 10:05 EDT

Tribune Media Group, LLC: The Tribune is an advertising vehicle which happens to be in the form of a newspaper mailed to a massive local audience

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Tribune Media Group, LLC

Tribune Media Group, LLC

The Tribune is an advertising vehicle which happens to be in the form of a newspaper mailed to a massive local audience.



Loudoun County, VA is the wealthiest and fastest growing counties in the U.S. with 380K residence, 120K homes and 10K+ businesses, located just outside of Washington, D.C.

Lacking was a county-wide community newspaper. We created, The Loudoun Tribune. The Tribune is a non-subscription weekly printed newspaper with a massive mailed circulation. Essentially, the Tribune is an advertising vehicle which happens to be in the form of a newspaper. Revenue is generated through display advertising sales with a projection of 5MM GR in 2017.

Revenue is generated by providing a vehicle for advertisers in retail, service and professional segments to cost effectively reach a massive audience.

The call for a mass advertising vehicle of this nature has been and is tremendous. Our largest hurdle is projected as having too many advertisers and not enough space (we have solutions).


The Tribune is a non-subscription weekly printed newspaper. Starting at 40 pages and strategically growing to 72 pages, The Tribune is mailed to 113,600 residential addresses in Loudoun County. This massive circulation, covering 95% of the county’s homes, makes The Tribune the only true countywide print publication and through its main revenue stream, The Tribune will generate over 5MM in GR in 2017.

The Tribune will also be the largest circulated newspaper in Loudoun (by double), the largest mailed newspaper in Virginia, the largest weekly newspaper in Virginia and the 2nd largest newspaper, daily or weekly, in Virginia.

The Tribune has an accompanying news website with updated daily news at www.LoudounTribune.com, social media presence on Facebook and Twitter as well as a large opt-in email list for daily email blasts. All of which influence revenue or pull as a separate revenue source.

News content will be fact based, forward looking, apolitical, fair, accurate and feature based.

TMG is a for profit business. Profits will be generated through the sale of advertising space in the print and online publications. The Tribune, as most nonsubscription newspapers, will be an advertising vehicle in the form of a newspaper, operating with a balance of content that is approximately 60% advertising and 40% editorial.

Structurally, instead of being a core group of journalists who use a secondary staff to sell advertising and support overhead, the business model and core competency surrounds a sales team that generates advertising revenue while employing highly skilled editors and journalists to produce public facing content.

The problems resolved are threefold. One, having a true countywide newspaper reaching the dense east and rural west. Two, providing a vehicle for advertisers in retail, service and professional segments to cost effectively reach a massive audience. Three, providing news and information in an unbiased manner which lends credibility for The Tribune and its advertisers.














Three (3) test publications published/circulated w/tremendous response to complete proof of concept in our first round.

JULY, 2016

First round of funding for $200K was completed to develop and prove “proof-of-concept.” POC included a fully operational company.

AUGUST, 2016

Currently we are signing large insertion orders/contracts for company’s ’17 advertising budgets. We have nearly $500K signed in 30 days.



I own a 40 year old family printing business and have know Brian and Tom for many years. The idea, concept and business model for the Tribune is absolutely on target and needed in Loudoun. I did not come in until the second round but the projections offered are very conservative–once this is launched, sales will exceed projections by a long shot. — Nathaniel Grant, GAM Printing, Sterling, VA.
Nathaniel GrantInvestor
Nathaniel Grant
As the owner of many restaurants in the area and as an advertiser, when presented with the opportunity to invest in what will be the largest advertising platform in the area, it was a no-brainer to invest as I know the demand. — Keith Early, www.bungalow4u.com
Keith EarlyInvestor
Keith Early


Brian Reynolds

Brian Reynolds

President, Publisher and Ad Salesperson

Brian is a veteran business development and marketing specialist with over 27 years experience. He has managed organizations with over 300 individuals, both fixed and variable operations and gross revenues in the 10’s of millions; successful in both high paced/high pressure B2C market as well as with a long term B2B, long cycle, consultative sales. His passion for the power of the web and study of web design, development, functionality and strategy as well as implementation of dynamic and strategic interactive online campaigns lead Brian to create one of the most consultative web agencies available to small and mid-size organizations throughout the U.S. Drawing from his experience while working as a business development manager for one of the largest web agencies in the non-profit sector, he now utilizes a team of the very best designers, developers and strategic consultants while implementing a business practice to optimize their experience and work-flow. In turn, while other agencies continue to raise their prices to overcome mismanagement and in-the-box thinking, Brian provides clients of DesignB Studios with affordable, full, rich and feature packed solutions with a surprisingly fast turn-around. Brian is hands-on with each project to assure his passion transfers to the task, yet draws from a Creative Director who has been involved with and managed hundreds of successful and dynamic web development projects; designers who have gained their experience at some of the largest agencies, having an outstanding and diverse portfolio, and relying on extremely capable developers. He also believes in drawing from the exceptional experience of top web and business strategists on nearly every project. As an extension of Brian, DesignB Studios is not a yes-man agency. All aspects, from design, eCommerce, calls to action, communication and analytics stem from a strategic and well-informed approach. Specialties: Business development for retail, eCommerce, social networks, construction, government, scientific, b2b, b2c, non-profits, ministries, churches and small to medium sized businesses and organizations
Thomas Julia

Thomas Julia

VP of Operations, Executive Editor

Tom is a veteran communication expert and business leader and graduate of George Washington University Law School and Johns Hopkins University.
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