APN’s Seniors continues southern expansion

APN’s Seniors continues southern expansion

The Senior News Network has further expanded into NSW with the launch of a Central Coast edition of the network’s free monthly newspaper, Seniors Newspaper.

The move marks the second time this year the APN News & Media-owned brand has expanded out of south-east Queensland, with Seniors Newspaper distributing in two northern NSW regions in April and May.

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Bryce Johns, editorial director of APN’s Australian Regional Media, said APN recognised the growth potential of Seniors News Network since the company acquired the 19-year-old group in 2015.

“In this day and age to have a print product expanding is something we’ve got to be pretty proud of,” Mr Johns said.

“We do feel that Seniors is something that could make an impact nationally.”

“In this day and age to have a print product expanding is something we’ve got to be pretty proud of.”

From this Monday, residents across Gosford, the Central Coast, The Entrance, Glenworth Valley, Terrigal and Avoca Beach will have access to unique, local and multiplatform content from Seniors News Network through a local edition, its social platforms and website.

The Central Coast edition will be edited by Gail Forrer with sales and advertising to be handled by Seniors News Network national media sales consultant, Colin Mitchell.

A wide network of freelancers will contribute unique, local content to the publication.

ARM chief executive Neil Monaghan said the company was pleased with the success of the Seniors brand across regional Queensland and NSW.

“The Central Coast is the perfect market for our Seniors News Network with a third of the population classified in our target 55+ demographic and we look forward to engaging this valuable, hard-to-reach market with our Seniors brand.” Mr Monaghan said.

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