A New Kind of Media Company
22nd Century Media is the largest media company in Chicagoland to affluent households with the most effective solutions for advertising through hyperlocal community-based content.
Currently, we publish 11 weekly newspapers: The Frankfort Station, The Homer Horizon, The Mokena Messenger, The New Lenox Patriot, The Orland Park Prairie, The Tinley Junction and The Lockport Legend in Chicago’s south suburbs and The Glenview Lantern, The Northbrook Tower, The Wilmette Beacon and The Winnetka Current on Chicago’s North Shore. The newspapers only cover their respective towns, giving readers news that's most important to them.
Additionally, we have engaging online communities for the towns our newspapers cover. We encourage our readers to become participants in the news, by submitting their stories, photos and videos for their neighbors to see.
With our many print and online media products, 22nd Century Media has quickly become Chicago’s premier suburban media organization.
Reach more than 153,000 homes and businesses in the southwest and northern suburbs of Chicago by advertising with 22nd Century Media.
With more than 90% penetration and readership numbers that are off the charts, 22nd Century Media stands head and shoulders above our competition.
We've got great papers, great readers, and great rates.
Have a great story idea? Want to give your opinion on the latest big news story?
Or maybe you want to get your advertising message out to our readers.
Whatever the case may be, we want to hear from you.
22nd Century Media publications have won more than 100 awards for excellence in journalism including recognition for stories, photos, layout, design and community service. Recently, 22nd Century Media won 6 national awards for journalistic excellence.
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