We believe in the unrivaled power that comes with the combination of
human connection and data-driven strategies
to develop custom plans for your business marketing needs.

Using a full-funnel marketing approach our team of industry experts will work
with you to create a marketing strategy that will
make your traditional media work harder and help you
reach the right customer at the right time and in the right place.

NewsCenter1 Media Group offers practical solutions, that fit your business needs
without the confusing buzz words that come with digital marketing.
Our team works with you to build your foundational knowledge of digital media and traditional solutions
to understand how they work individually and together to
provide REAL solutions that drive your bottom line.

All of this from the only locally owned and operated television media group in the state of South Dakota.
We know how to drive local results because we are local.

Let our team of experts with over 68 years combined experience
work with you to develop a marketing strategy right for your business.


At its heart ConnectCenter1 is focused on providing insight into our corner of the world. We strive to be the perfect place for locals and visitors alike to connect to both the natural beauty of the area and the thriving communities that call them home. 

Local leaders in agriculture, tourism, military and business. Our team knows the region and is determined to connect and maximize the success of small businesses, churches, and communities.

Click Big Deals is a trade voucher program that allows local advertisers to receive custom marketing programs in exchange for their goods and services.

Program benefits include:

  • Immediate influx of new customers to your business
  • No out-of-pocket cash needed
  • Ability to up-sell customers when they redeem their vouchers
  • Opportunity to turn new customers into repeat consumers


In exchange for your vouchers, you will also receive a custom marketing strategy to ensure you remain top of mind with consumers in the market for your products and services.

A good marketing strategy combines strategy and creativity to entice consumers to take action.

NewsCenter1’s creative services team is top in the industry across all medias. From TV commercials to tabletop tents we have the ability to truly be your all inclusive marketing agency.

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Did you know television has been the largest mass medium for over 60 years?

Most people are exposed to thousands of ad messages daily, creating greater competition for the eyes and ears of your customers. Combining the senses of sight and sound, tv is the only mass media available to generate a true brand experience.

Couple that with more than 94 years of innovative entertainment from NBC, your marketing message will be found in consumers favorite programming such as Sunday Night Football, the Voice, This is Us and Chicago Fire; solidifying your brand as a top competitor.

For more than 20 years, NewsCenter1 has provided the Black Hills region with local news and information, and we take our role as public servants to heart. As a mirror of our community we strive to tell the stories of our friends and neighbors as well as provide information to keep everyone safe and well informed.

You will have the ability to reach the masses and associate your brand as a provider of local news and information through targeted television marketing in any one of our 5 weekday newscasts.

NewsCenter1 is proud to provide our viewers with the information they need to stay safe, stay informed and stay connected:

Weekdays – 5:30a, 6a, 5:30p, 6p and 10p
Weekends – 10p

Online all the time




Do you have a story to tell?

Our talented staff of writers and content developers create articles on your products and services, cementing you as the industry expert with the readers of newscenter1.tv. This strategy helps to improve SEO performance, increase local reach, educate consumers and is the ever elusive marketing that is not perceived as marketing.

Nothing says you love your customers like giving something away! Contest are a great way to show appreciation, develop brand awareness, grow social followings, and even drive consumers to your store.

The great thing about a custom contest…it’s yours! Your branding, your message and your data. Grow your lead list and collect emails, ask for them to visit your store for bonus entries; the sky is the limit.

Not interested in a fully customizable contest for your business? No worries, our station promotion contests offer all the benefits of a custom contest for half the cost of custom options.

Email marketing allows you directly into the mailboxes of your potential clients. It is one of the best ways in digital marketing to drive new website traffic, branding, awareness and direct response.

Our database is double opted-in with millions of subscribers who are looking for your marketing message.


Geo-Targeting, Geofencing, Device ID, Microproximity…whatever buzz word you like to use; Real-time Geo-targeting allows your marketing to reach customers on their phones based on where they are in real time.

Reach people in real time and follow them through their purchase journey to your parking lot.

Did you know Local News websites are a highly sought after target on display ad networks?

Why chance your opportunity to reach local news consumers, when you can guarantee your placement with the Black Hills only locally owned and operated TV news organization?

OVER 1.2 Million average monthly page views
OVER 300,000 average unique monthly visitors

Pencil Pushdowns • Page Takeovers • Sponsorships • Pre-Roll • Mobile • Category Specific

IP TARGETING focuses on advertising to your customers based on their IP ADDRESS, the digital version of your home address.

This marketing technique allows you to reach your local target audience when they are physically home during prime times of the day (Early Morning & Late Evening).

DEVICE ID – LOOKBACK TARGETING allows you to reach new potential customers based on historical data.

Mobile phones provide a unique view into user behaviors, frequently visited locations, habits, interest and much more.

Wouldn’t you like to gain customer share from your competition or target

Native ads feel like articles, they are not easily recognizable as ads since they adopt the look and feel of a website’s content.

Inviting website users to engage more.

TV’s impact. Digital’s precision.

OTT is the biggest screen in the house, delivering premium content through an internet connected device. Allowing marketers all of the capabilities of targeted display advertising with a media they already know works; TV commercials.

SEM and Pay per Click is a way to drive leads at the bottom of the purchasing funnel. Get your message in front of your customers when they are actively searching for your products.

As a Google Premier Partner, we pride ourselves in running campaigns adhering to Google’s best practices.

SEO is the process of getting your business to show up in search categories that are most relevant to your business.

We deliver a unique SEO product by implementing strategies throughout the year that focus on all ranking factors with local and organic algorithms.

Serve your digital display ad to internet users after they have searched for keywords or phrases associated with your business category.

Did you know a 5% increase in customer retention can increase a company’s profitability by 75%?

Social Media and Reputation Management can help in keeping your current customers engaged and coming back to you. Our team of social media experts carefully curate social posting strategies to engage, grow and retain your social following. We also keep our ears to the ground for reviews online and help to develop response strategies in a professional and courteous tone.

PROGRAMMATIC DISPLAY is designed to boost any business seeking to get their message in front of their precise target market.


Our programmatic display is widely connected and integrated with all major data exchanges, allowing for the best ability to get in front of YOUR TARGET CUSTOMER. 

Find your audience in the new television landscape of streaming video with Pre-roll, Facebook Video, ConnectedTV, Full Episode Players like ROKU and YouTube.

Your website is one of the first places a person visits in their buying journey. Making it more important than ever.

Think of your website as the front desk of a hotel, if there isn’t a smiling face greeting guests, visitors will not stay again.



Steve Jacobs

Director of Broadcast Sales


Marnye Henry

Marketing Account Executive

Erica Leonard

Erica Moreland

Specialty Marketing Executive

Creative Services

Ethan Anderson

Ethan Anderson

Director of Content and Innovation

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Ashley Brechtel

Lead Creative Services Producer


Michael Tiensvold

Creative Services Producer


Desiree Rohrbach

Creative Services Manager

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Lindsey Carman

Creative Services Producer


Kody White

Creative Services Producer/Director

If you’d like to learn more about what we can do for you,
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