MAKE LOCAL NEWS GREAT AGAIN WITH YOUR LOCALLY OWNED NEWS OUTLET
What you need to start your own news operation
But how do you compete with the out-of-town chains?
I have been doing it for 28 years and can show you how to do it too.
How do I know?
“Travel along with the most feared man in Southern Maryland. So notorious even the mob backed down. Cops who went after him found themselves in federal court on the losing side. His name is Ken Rossignol and he packs a fully loaded Smith & Corona (or at least the digital equivalent).
Ken’s ammo: words. He’s a champion of the First Amendment and an old fashioned pain in the ass”.
— Dave Statter – Broadcast news reporter WUSA, WTOP in Washington, D.C.; STATter911.com, Statter Communications LLC
THE COURSE IS NOW OPEN
I look forward to assisting you in establishing your newspaper and or digital news operation. – Ken
Great step by step instructions that have worked for over 28 years
Print, online, podcast, webcast – choose all or one, this course will guide you, advise you and coach you as you decide what to do.
The news business is full of opportunity for you when the best minds in the business don’t know what to do!
HOW TO FIND ADVERTISERS!
The Unforgivable Sin – Boring Your Readers – Avoiding the NEWSPAPER GRAVEYARD
Selecting software that will make your newsroom hum
HOW TO CREATE YOUR PRINT NEWSPAPER
ADAPTING TO THE EVER-CHANGING MARKET & MAKE MONEY
CRIME NEWS SELLS – It sells newspapers, brings eyeballs to digital news and builds a fan base
Each VIP member who signs up during the Special Launch Opening will have
A free print and a digital copy of this book which describes the highlights of my twenty years of operation of ST. MARY’S TODAY from the day I started it to the day I sold it.
A free digital download of LEOPOLD & LOEB Killed Bobby Franks
The Anatomy of a Murder told in a Photo Essay
Tips on building a subscriber list
Great tutorials by experts on exactly how to create your newspaper on INDESIGN and lay out news pages, ads and use the many features.
Tutorials of HOW TO EXACTLY USE – WORD – GRAMMARLY – INDESIGN – WORDPRESS to build, edit, create and PUBLISH your news operation in print and online. (These tutorials are in video where you can download them, pause them, replay and repeat at your own pace)
This mix of professionally produced tutorials by the software makers and USER Tutorial will provide you with the mix of flashy sales concepts with the down and dirty of ON DEADLINE use of the programs.
Included in this bonus are more than two dozen pages I created for my September 2015 edition of THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY using INDESIGN.
For journalists who see dark clouds on the horizon and fear for their jobs – HIRE YOURSELF
For entrepreneurs that realize that chains might be able to operate auto parts stores but fail to cover LOCAL NEWS
For readers that are tired of cookie-cutter sameness and want to support a locally-owned news operation.
STEP-BY-STEP systems – watch over the shoulder as news pages are being designed!
Experienced reporters and journalists who view the next round of newsroom cuts with fear of having their job be next on the chopping block
Entrepreneurs who desire to start a newspaper or news website from scratch
Existing news operations which want to change, modernize and implement new strategies to remain competitive and keep up with their readers
Non-profits and advocacy groups wishing to effectively reach the public to bring about a positive change and influence policies
Anyone fed up with the politically correct MAINSTREAM MEDIA CHAINS and want to provide readers with a choice that TELLS IT LIKE IT IS!
Stop going around in circles and work these proven steps for success
READERS WILL LOVE IT IF YOU TELL IT LIKE IT IS!
Advertisers are savvy and know if consumers are reading your news - they want eyeballs and will BUY ADS IF YOU HAVE READERS!
Have a knack for getting stories first? - Hire yourself to run your own newsroom
GET STARTED TODAY
REMEMBER – I GET YOU, AND UNDERSTAND YOUR CHALLENGES! – Ken
THIS COURSE IS NOW OPEN
We offer a 30-day, ABSOLUTELY NO QUESTIONS ASKED GUARANTEE
Should you feel this course is not a good fit in the first thirty days, just let us know and we will give your money back without hassling you!
The course explains how you can have your newspaper printed and delivered to you so you can begin distribution.
Yes, examples of how to properly gather the facts of a story, check it out for proper sentence structure, punctuation and spelling are included. And, very important, how to make sure your news story is factual, interesting, and holds up to legal standards. There is no substitute for a legal review prior to publication and proper legal advice should be consulted.
Yes, you are well on your way. You have the experience needed to gather and write the news. Methods on how to pay for your newspaper, get it printed and distributed are explained in the course.
No. Not in the United States of America. Residents of other nations should consult legal advice.
You should consult an attorney about setting up an LLC and any business license that might be required but the First Amendment is very clear about forbidding any government interference in your right to operate –
THE FIRST AMENDMENT: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances –
The course explains how to prepare sales material and how to pre-sell customers ads which will provide you with the funds for your first print edition.
Other costs are shown in approximate values and may vary depending on your location:
The Complete Course of
YOUR NEWS OPERATION BLUEPRINT
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