Lowvelder is the leader in the local newspaper industry because of its well balanced news content. The dedicated news team boasts a few award winning journalists and tackles anything from hard news to softer community news. The newspaper has various sections which includes hard news, community news, schools news, entertainment, business, features and a lively sport section.
It is sold twice weekly on a Tuesday and Friday and covers an area as far as Dullstroom and Lydenburg in the west, Bushbuckridge in the north, Komatipoort in the east and Badplaas in the south.
Lowvelder has been the newspaper of choice in the area since 1886. For the past four years Lowvelder has won the prestigious Sanlam Award as SA’s best sold community newspaper with a circulation above 8000 copies. As a multiple award winner in various other competitions, the newspaper doesn’t shy away from tackling issues in its community, but also goes to greath lengths to portray daily life in the beautiful Lowveld region.The newspaper is actively involved in many community projects and fully supports the many service organizations that operate in the area. With an LSM from 6 – 10 it takes full advantage of the metropolitan hub of the Mpumalanga capital and also business and residential communities in its area of distribution. At R3,50 the newspaper is an excellent value proposition to the reader.
For advertisers Lowvelder provides an established product where distribution is guaranteed and you have the upper hand in readership figures. Research has shown that our community newspapers reach 75% of our market while any other daily, weekly or Sunday newspaper doesn’t exceed 20%. Community newspapers are increasing their reach annually while sales figures in the competitive market has fallen dramatically over the past few years.
- Country:South Africa
- City Or Town:Nelspruit White River Kanyamazane Barberton Malelane Lydenburg Hazyview Sabie Graskop Bushbuckridge Waterval Boven Kruger National Park Shongwe
- Frequency:Twice Weekly
- Target Audience:Local Community
- Print Type:Newspaper