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Durango Herald Wraps Yearlong Project

The Durango Herald celebrated in style last week after completing the first full year participating in the Poynter Local News Innovation Program, an initiative designed to increase readership, interactions with readers and community connections. https://www.poynter.org/news/poynter-picks-21-news-organizations-participate-local-news-innovation-program   The yearlong initiative resulted in numerous partnerships and events hosted by the Herald in conjunction with organizations like Fort […]

BCI Media Services Launches New Website

At BCI Media Services we help clients dominate digital marketing. To better do so, we recently launched a new website that’s streamlined to focus on what we do, how we do it and what works best for your specific type of business. Focused on the marketing of businesses in the Four Corners, we serve hundreds […]

Adventure Pro Teams Up With Flipboard

    Adventure Pro joins the ranks of smart magazines   Adventure Pro has teamed up with Flipboard, a news content platform with 100 million monthly users. We are extremely excited to be joining the platform as well as the ranks of its massive and impressive list of publishers.   Not only has Adventure Pro […]

Batter Up

The 2017 Ballantine Communications softball season began last week. A roster filled with BCI employees and their spouses, will compete against other local businesses in a 6 game season with a single elimination playoff tournament. Ballantine Communications promotes employee and community engagement. Our corporate softball team is beneficial in many ways including, building morale, employee wellness, […]

The Durango Herald Celebrates The Fourth of July

To celebrate Independence Day this year, The Durango Herald took to Main Ave. in Durango’s Stars and Stripes 4th of July Parade. With a float festively decorated with red, white, and blue garland, balloons, flags, and streamers, Herald employees handed out candy, Durango Herald pens, and Herald branded frisbees to parade goers as they packed the […]

3rd Annual BCI River Rafting Trip

This June marked the 3rd annual Ballantine Communications rafting trip on the Animas River. Lead by Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours, Ballantine Communications’ employees took the 2 hour long Splash & Dash trip. The Splash & Dash guided tour is a great way to have a rafting experience when you are pressed for time. Enjoying […]

The Durango Herald Website: Best of Show

Ballantine Communications is proud to announce that The Durango Herald website has been named Best of Show by the Colorado Press Association. The Herald site beat all other newspaper websites in the state based on its overall design and story display. The Durango Herald brought home several other awards including first-place for best website in […]

Changes coming to The Durango Herald

  Beginning April 1, The Durango Herald will repackage our newspaper sections to accommodate a four-day publishing schedule. Starting with our new Weekend Edition distributed on Saturday mornings, the Herald will adopt a Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday distribution plan.  Reaching more than 300,000 readers through our websites, social media sites, email newsletters and text alerts, […]

Adventure Pro: The Magazine

Adventurepro.us launched in 2015 as a way to help adventure seekers, explore mountains and deserts, run trails and float rivers. It’s intent is to help the everyday explorer find their next adventure. To learn more about the website and it’s feature highlights, visit this archived post: Adventure Pro, helping you find your next adventure! With all the excitement and […]

BCI Executes Strategic Relationship with Mountain Motion Media

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Ballantine Communications executes strategic relationship with Mountain Motion Media. Durango, Colorado. December 9, 2016. Ballantine Communications, Inc. is excited to announce that it has executed a definitive employment and asset licensing agreement with Mountain Motion Media, LLC. Chris Wiman will become the General Manager of a new business unit of Ballantine continuing […]