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The American Independent News Network produces daily original news reporting from states across the country and Washington DC. With over 15 full time reporters and editors, TAI News delivers a highly engaged, influential readership. The network currently consists of news sites in seven states, a national bureau in DC, and a fifty state national site:


The Network’s reporters have won more than forty prestigious awards from organizations such as the Sierra Club of Michigan, the ACLU, and the Association of State Capitol Reporters and Editors. In 2011, the Society of Professional Journalists awarded the Minnesota Independent first place for “Best Independent News Blog.”

ACLU link Sierra Club link


The American Independent News Network is a top destination on the web according to Quantcast. The Network boasts a highly educated, influential audience of decision makers who turn to our sites as indispensable sources of original news. Our readership features largely affluent, educated, and politically involved individuals, many of whom work in the US Capitol, State Capitols, lobbying firms and advocacy organizations.

  • 43% of readers have an annual household income of $100K or more
  • 50% hold an undergraduate college degree; 26% hold graduate degrees
  • 43% of readers are aged 50 or older; 29% are between 35-49 years of age
The Washington Independent 175,573 143,291
The Minnesota Independent 289,607 236,097
The New Mexico Independent 83,754 64,555
The Colorado Independent 122,959 94,225
Michigan Messenger 234,291 190,237
The Iowa Independent 79,374 58,289
The Florida Independent 58,540 42,520
The American Independent 99,185 75,861
The Texas Independent 28,585 22,236

Advertising Options

The American Independent News Network offers a number of advertising partnerships:

  • Leaderboard 728×90
  • Rectangle (side bar) 300×250
  • Rectangle (lower post) 336×280
  • Mobile banner

Packages for one or more state sites, specific geographic locations, and the run of the network are also available. Please contact AINN’s Advertising Team for pricing details.

For more information

For more details on pricing and alternative advertising options, please contact AINN’s Advertising Department: