Sunday 19 April 2015
Paarl Post is a bi-lingual weekly tabloid newspaper published in English and Afrikaans every Thursday, selling 16 000 copies per week in the communities of Paarl, Wellington, Franschhoek and environs.
It has one of the largest paid circulations among weekly community newspapers in the country and is the biggest selling community paper in the Western Cape. The estimated readership is 92 000 (majority Afrikaans speaking).
The content consists of general news, sports, youth news, lifestyle and arts pages, social pages, letters/opinion page and a separate business section (including classifieds, properties and vacancies). Paarl Post is by far the dominant newspaper in its geographic area, with the greatest market penetration of any news publication available in the area, because it focuses exclusively on local news (irrespective of social class, age, gender, income or creed). As a result it is also the leading advertising medium for the area, producing excellent results for advertisers.
It varies from 32 to 48 pages per week, with special monthly supplements focusing on the town of Wellington, as well as other regular supplements on motoring, eating out, education etc. Special supplements are produced for events like Mother's Day, Women's Day, Father's Day, Families in Business, Health, Holiday Getaways, Ramadan and Christmas.
News Editor
Lise Beyers
Tel: 021 870-4614
Cell: 078 025 6452
Advertising Manager
Ilse Fourie
Tel: 021 870-4600