Beacon Media Inc. is a consultative multimedia organization providing a wide array of services—advertising, event marketing, editorial coverage, and legal advertising. For over 20 years, Beacon Media has been a staple of Southern California. Daily pushing out the latest news and information, we inhabit the hyper-local niche of the San Gabriel Valley as well as broadcasting our content online to clients from all over the area—and even out of state! Our Pasadena Rose Parade website was a success for visiting tourists as well as local audiences. In print and through digital media, Beacon’s portfolio of products and services enjoy widespread brand awareness and loyalty with more than 224,000 readers.

Beacon Media’s integrated solutions are comprised of print, digital, direct mail, and event marketing opportunities.
Because Beacon Media, Inc. is perpetually in growth mode, we provide the means to add targeted and qualified customers for your continued growth. Aside from our traditional products and services, we offer Beacon Merchant Solutions, a merchant card processing service,, and more.

Our dedicated editorial staff, led by award-winning photojournalist and editor Terry Miller, publishes weekly newspapers in more than 20 cities, notably Pasadena Independent, Arcadia Weekly, Temple City Tribune, and Monrovia Weekly. Our seasoned reporters are passionate about providing the best coverage in politics, education, business, real estate, entertainment and health & fitness.

Our company’s vision is to be the leading source connecting your community to the world. We do that by providing excellent solutions and services to our clients and our communities. Join us to make an impact locally and globally!

Advertising FAQ’s

by beaconmedia on March 19th, 2015


-How many times do you publish per week?

We publish on Mondays and Thursdays.

-What are your advertising rates?

Please call us for a personalized quote!

-What is your circulation/readership?

Our Beacon Media monthly readers number 224,000 in print and digital media.

-Can I submit an article?

You may send an article to, but there is no guarantee that we will print it or feature it online.

-Who is your reader?

Our readers are MARRIED (54%), with HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMAS (26%), went to FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE (20%) and OWN HOMES (84%) with an average INCOME of $78.5K. They also vary based on platform—our print audience is older and digital audience, younger. But 75% of all readers believe their community newspaper’s coverage of local news is GOOD to EXCELLENT.

-What is your distribution?

We have a distribution rate of 24,600 per week – and 90% of our papers are picked up! We only have a 10% return rate.

-Where is it distributed?

We distribute in high-traffic sites in each city we cover. Here are a few of our main distribution sites:

Reader Testimonials

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