Archant is a privately owned media company serving geographical and specialist interest communities across a wide range of media and employing around 1,500 staff.
Archant is the fifth largest regional newspaper publisher in the UK, with titles in East Anglia, London and the South West; publishing 1.6 million copies a week in print and reaching over seven million readers [a month] online. Its portfolio of more than 50 news brands includes the Eastern Daily Press in Norfolk, the East Anglian Daily Press in Suffolk and the Ham and High in London. One of its most recent news brand titles includes The New European; a ‘pop-up’ weekly newspaper which won a permanent place on the British news stands after launching in July 2016.
Archant is the largest publisher of regional and local lifestyle magazines and associated digital media in the UK. It also owns a range of specialist magazine titles circulating mainly in the UK and USA. Its portfolio of over 80 magazine titles reaches an average of more than three million readers every month across the UK. In recent years it has also extended its activities into exhibitions, events and digital media focussed on the Weddings and French property markets.
Archant also has a broad and ever-expanding portfolio of digital media assets and marketing services supporting its more traditional media. With services including website builds, digital display advertising, online presence management and more recently, video production.
The group, which was founded in 1845 has its roots in Norwich where most of its back office functions are located and has frontline staff based in the communities that it serves across the UK.
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