- Tabloid Newspaper
- Printed on Newsprint Paper
- 9 000 Copies Distributed Weekly
- Frequency: Weekly Thursday
- Target Audience: Local Community
- Area of Distribution: Dundee, Dannhauser, Glencoe, Ladysmith, Madadeni, Osizweni, Mondlo, Nqutu, Newcastle, Utrecht, Volksrust, Vryheid
Established over 100 years ago in 1901, the Newcastle Advertiser has witnessed the multitude of world changing events that took place during the twentieth century on both the national and international stage. Whereas the memory of the publication stretches back over a century, the knowledgeable and dedicated editorial team nonetheless keeps well abreast of the latest developments in Newcastle and surrounds, as well as the unfolding of events that have a nationwide significance.
Since its founding, the Newcastle Advertiser has been serving the local community as its “watchdog”, and prides itself on being its readers’ foremost source of information when it comes to local and community news, municipal and crime news, local sports results and fixtures, local entertainment and events, school happenings and the latest shopping specials. In keeping with the impressive tradition set by the Newcastle Advertiser’s past journalists and editors, the publication continually strives to maintain the high levels of journalistic excellence and integrity that has set it apart from competitors.
In fact, the dedicated team has received numerous awards including Caxton’s ‘Best Sold Newspaper’, ‘Best Column’, ‘Most Promising Journalist’ and the Cadet Program’s ‘Dean’s Award’. Additionally, the Newcastle Advertiser has also featured on a segment for BBC Radio International.
The publication currently incorporates ten newspapers and one magazine. For advertisers who wish to advertise in the Newcastle Advertiser, the newspaper provides a strong, effective and consistent advertising and marketing avenue throughout Newcastle and surrounding areas.