One platform for creating, distributing, and monetizing your multimedia content
Reach out to the world
Engage your audience across the digital spectrum—web, mobile, apps, OTT, podcasts, social media, email, distributed platforms—with our complete content management ecosystem. You can even push content to Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP), Facebook Instant Articles, and Apple News.
Easy, flexible content creation
Our built-in tools make it easy to create beautiful, engaging layouts—complete with videos, photos, and multimedia galleries. Incorporate inline elements throughout the body of your articles, keeping readers engaged as they scroll.
Data-powered audience engagement
Harness the power of audience browsing data to present visitors with content that meets their specific interests, helping you increase time on site, pageviews and advertising revenue—while slashing bounce rates.
"To say 'TownNews made it easy' would be an understatement. We are blown away by the company's efficiency and customer service, and we're excited at the new designs for our websites."
Customize your workflow and deliver video to web, mobile, social, OTT, and over the air
Create, syndicate, and connect to your audiences
Live stream your broadcast video and simultaneously send it to your website, OTT apps, Facebook Live, YouTube Live, and Twitter. We make it easier than ever to reach your audiences on social media and alert them to your new video content. Maximize advertising opportunities for each video you create with our integrated video platform.
OTT-ready high definition video
Create and manage high quality video experiences for your over-the-top applications. Give your audience a great experience whether they're watching on a mobile device or in their living room.
Near real-time editing and delivery
With integrated Blackbird support, editing and managing your broadcast video is fast and easy. Work on multiple videos at a time without having to wait for your videos to finish encoding before editing. Collaborate in the cloud, add keywords to select a destination, and watch your video appear everywhere you sent it.
Powerful, integrated digital solutions for broadcasters
The tools and services you need to grow and engage your audience, boost revenue, and create compelling content—in a robust, secure ecosystem.
"TownNews provides a strong, vibrant, flexible CMS that not only meets our needs today, but we feel will meet our needs in the future as we continue to grow."
Customer success stories
"Our previous paywall was a clunky, legacy print subscription process. Even a digital-only subscription was multiple pages, and it was static,… Learn more
"After the launch of our apps, our long-term user retention has increased by around 16%. User engagement and time spent has increased by close… Learn more
"We were looking for a content management system that could allow us to easily and quickly share across all of our platforms," said Rob Curry,… Learn more
News & announcements
TownNews and BlueLena have announced a partnership that will empower local media organizations to rapidly activate reader revenue using TownNe… Learn more
To build our new documentation site, we set aside the old, got creative, and started from scratch. With a “show, don't tell” approach, and by … Learn more
"If the news media were to disappear tomorrow, what would that mean for our democracy?" asked Nick Parker, longtime journalist and host of The… Learn more
Good email structure and reader-friendly styling can improve your user’s experience while helping you achieve your reader revenue goals. Here … Learn more
Local media's trusted partner
TownNews equips you with the digital services and guidance to transform your business model and flourish in the digital age. Our tools and expertise in digital, video, print, OTT, and advertising enable forward-thinking media organizations to efficiently engage their audiences, increase security, and grow revenue.
Fueled by a passion for local media and a 30-year proven track record of success, more than 2,000 organizations have benefited from the integrated platform we’ve built.
Let us show you how your organization can be next.