Congratulations to Adam Chiara on Winning Two CT SPJ Awards!

We’re very proud to announce that LocalOnlineNews.TV’s Adam Chiara was recognized with two awards last night from the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists.

Adam received a first place award for video storytelling using online media for his story on Magic Johnson’s visit to Connecticut last October. He received a second place award in the arts and entertainment online media category for his story on the 2010 opening of the West Hartford Artwalk.

We congratulate Adam and the other award recipients!

Announcing the Independent Media Network: 2.5 Million Connecticut Page Views Monthly!

We’re excited to announce the launch of the Independent Media Network – a joint venture with the folks from

The Independent Media Network is a collection of independently operated locally focused websites that share content and advertising revenue. Collectively these sites generate approximately 2.5 million page views each and every month!

Independent media sites are quickly building communities and traffic throughout Connecticut. We help publishers grow and help advertisers reach dozens of unique and popular independent websites with a single buy. Contact us if you’d like more information about how you can reach hyperlocal audiences.

You’ll also be seeing some changes from LocalOnlineNews.TV as we develop this exciting new venture. We’ve already refreshed our look, and in the coming weeks you will see more statewide and regional content to help our network publishers. Stay tuned.

Congrats to Joe Melillo!

A LocalOnlineNews.TV alum is now working as a full time reporter.  Joe Melillo, who produced stories for us and, is now at WENY in New York.  We wish him the best of luck in his career.

Stay tuned for news of another alum now working as a full time reporter.  In the meantime, check out one of our favorite Joe Melillo pieces: