This company serves the daily news needs of Chicago
suburbanites. Paddock Publications owns the Daily Herald
newspaper serving communities outside of Chicago. The paper is
circulated mostly in four Illinois counties, including Cook,
DuPage, Kane, and Lake and boasts a circulation of more than
150,000. In addition to its flagship paper, Paddock Publications
publishes news and information online and it owns Reflejos
, a bilingual newspaper serving Latinos in the suburbs of Chicago.
Hosea Paddock, whose family continues to own the company, started
the Daily Herald in 1871.
Paddock's website, dailyherald.com, receives 10 million page
views per month with more than 75% unique viewers to its online
content. Paddock has several non-daily publications, including
Beep, a 30,000 circulation weekly youth-oriented publication with a
companion website, Beepcentral.com.
The company's publications are geared towards residents of the
Chicago, Illinois suburbs.
Like most traditional publishers, the company is looking for
ways to grow its digital presence and mobile capabilities.