PR/News
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 […]

BCI Summer Raft Trip Photos

This June marked the 2nd annual company Animas River float (learn more about the river – here), just in time for the Animas River Days event and peak river season with high waters from spring run off.  Ballantine Communications’ employees were sent on an awesome adventure lead by Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours to enjoy a 2 hour […]

New and Improved DirectoryPlus.com

Directory Plus has connected businesses with customers in Southwest Colorado and across New Mexico since 1983. With this continued goal in mind, Directory Plus is now better able to connect searchers with local businesses online with the new and improved directoryplus.com.   The simple home page layout offers a clear call to action, “What Can […]

BCI Media Services Seminar Series – Content Marketing Strategy 101

BCI Media Services will be hosting a Seminar on May 20th, Content Marketing Strategy 101. Join them as they invite business owners and professionals to learn steps on solidifying their content marketing strategy. Following the seminar, BCI Media Services will have an open house. Learn more about this upcoming event, here: https://bcimedia.com/join-us-content-marketing-strategy-101-2/ Or feel free […]

Adventure Pro Launches New Website

Ballantine Communications is excited to announce the successful launch of the new Adventure Pro website on March 21. AdventurePro.us helps you find your next adventure and the redesigned site is now full of useful content that highlights the variety of adventures in the Southwest.   The beautiful scenery of the Southwest inspired a closer focus […]

Colorado Press Association Interview

Recently, Durango Herald Senior editor, Amy Maestas and BCI CEO, Doug Bennett, were interviewed by Colorado Press Association regarding the coverage of the Gold King Mine spill in the summer of 2015. Although a local disaster, it represented an opportunity for a regional newspaper to provide unparalleled coverage of a national news story…and the Herald […]

The Durango Herald Winner of 3 National Newspaper Awards

“The Inland Press Association, a national organization with more than 1,200 member newspapers, has selected The Durango Herald for three awards. The Inland Press Association awarded first place to The Durango Herald for its front-page designs. The Durango Herald entered the contest for the second year in a row, and it gives us great pride […]

BCI Holiday Cheer!

Happy Holidays from the Ballantine Communications Family to yours!