Welcomed into the homes of our more than 20,000 readers, The Town Talk is the leader in providing local news to Rapides Parish. The local news, sports and features content in the printed edition provides an excellent environment for businesses, products and services to reach a quality audience in the right context. We take seriously our role in serving the readers and communities of Rapides Parish, as well as helping local businesses grow by connecting them with the right customers. We are known for our sports reporting with complete coverage of The Saints, LSU, and High School Prep Sports. We also are able to reach audiences through community outreach, like our 20 Under 40 program where we partnered with the Young Professionals Group of Central Louisiana to honor local residents making a difference in the community.
Audience: Faith and family run deep in Alexandria. Generations are born and raised here. Our readers are a reflection of communities represented by strong values, hard-working business owners, professionals who take leadership roles on behalf of schools and civic organizations, and a first-class medical center that serves the area.
Frequency: Published daily, Monday - Sunday
Distribution: Based out of Downtown Alexandria, The Town Talk is distributed through home delivery and single copy locations throughout Rapides Parish.
Key Content Sections Inside The Town Talk
AM – Is our Lifestyle section. It features food coverage, the comics, and lifestyle stories that appeal to a wide range of readers.
Marketplace – Marketplace is business section and it runs every Wednesday. It features updates on the economy and information on top companies in the Alexandria area.
CENLA – CENLA appears on Sundays and covers news stories about the people and places that make Central Louisiana unique.
*2014 Publishers Statement, Alliance for Audited Media