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About Alex News
Alex News is a community newspaper that delivers local news of interest on topics ranging from crime, politics, schools, churches to entertainment and event happenings in the Alexandra area to 20 000 doorsteps weekly on a Thursday.
The success formula for Alex News is local community news and by reporting on every newsworthy event in its distribution area it succeeds in pulling the community together. The Alex Newspaper also acts as “village notice board” in informing and educating the local community.
Alex News Newspaper Interesting facts :
According to SOURCE ROOTS 2010 independent research showed that :
32 percent of decision-makers living in the Alex area read the Alex News Newspaper while 21 percent read The Daily Sun and 8 percent read The Sunday Times.
There are 17 894 purchasing decision-makers in the area. 94% of Alex decision-makers use a cellphone. They are more likely to have children under the age of 6 in the home (23 percent versus 19 percent).
Alex is a unique community within the northern suburbs, being the only black community. It is becoming wealthier. LSM 1-5 has decreased significantly since 2010, in other words from 19 percent to 3 percent.
There has also been a decline in the number of households earning less than R3,999.00 per month, in other words 36 percent in 2010 to 25 percent in 2013.
Language-wise, Zulu (43 percent) is the most widely spoken language, followed by Sotho (17 percent).
Distribution of Alex News
20 000 Copies Distributed Weekly on Thursday.
Advertise in the Alex News
Decision makers in the Alexandra area tend to shop more monthly (67 percent versus 57 percent) than the average northern suburbs decision-maker. Loose pamphlets from various retailers inserted in the paper and advertising huge specials, offer readers a wide choice in deciding where to shop. With a cost of R412.30 per 1000 copies (full page black and white advert) businesses, retailers and service providers have found that it pays to advertise in the Alex News.
Entertainers and organisers of events can advertise in the Alex News Event or Entertainment Section, keeping the community informed about all the entertainment and happenings of public interest in and around the Alexandra area.
If you are interested to advertise in the Alex News - please click the Quote Request button.
Country: South Africa
City Or Town: Alex Sankopano,Alexandra,Alexandra 12th & 8th St,Alexandra Cnr Watt and Third Ave,Alexandra London St Flats,Alexandra Roosevelt St Flats,Alexandra Selbourne St Flats,Alexandra Tsutsuumane St Flats,Eastbank,Far East Bank,Joe Nhlanhla Street,Kew,Phuthadichaba,River Park,Tsutsuumane,Wynberg
Frequency: Weekly on Thursday
Target Audience: Local Community
Print Type: Newspaper