COVERING OUR GREAT REGION…
The Express is distributed across our great far northern region, including the two major hinterland towns of Atherton and Mareeba. We distribute to a large number of local communities, including remote cattle stations in Cape York. With a distribution of over 13,000, you can be guaranteed to pick up an Express where ever your travels take you. Available at newsagents, service stations and numerous other outlets, this coverage allows your message to get to a large and diverse audience. The secret is keeping it local. The Express is the region’s only locally owned and independent newspaper. We deliver free community news that matters – its local news, local views and local people every Wednesday. The Express news is free across all mediums. These include our print edition, on our website and across social media platforms. Covering local issues, events, sport and the residents and families that make our region so great.
We’re as local as you can get!
THE EXPRESS TEAM
Proudly local, The Express managing editor Carl Portella has a passion for all things newspaper – your news and your business. With more than 40 years’ experience in the media industry you know you can rely on a local man with a passion for the local paper to set the news agenda.
Administration Officer/ Classified and Business Directory Executive
Natasha is your friendly first point of contact at The Express. Natasha grew up in Atherton and is your go to person for the newspaper’s classified and business directory advertising, accounts and online content, while providing invaluable support to the editorial and advertising team.
With more than 20 years advertising experience, Natasha is the accounts manager who will work closely with you to help your business expand and your events succeed. Natasha will bring the excitement back into your business. Locally born and raised her community knowledge is invaluable.
Phil has been in media for as long as he (or anybody else cares to remember). Having worked from Cairns and Darwin at the top of Australia to Launceston and Hobart at the bottom and a few places in-between.
Phil loves covering the stories that matter, this is his third time living in Far North Queensland so he must really love it!
Being locally born and bred Rhys has his ear to the ground and cares about what happening around his local community. He is heavily involved in sports around the Tablelands and is always on the hunt for new angels and new activities to dive into.
With a passion for old school customer service and a background in bookkeeping, Sarah is here to help your business with successful marketing campaigns and business growth. She is a local lass, who enjoys being a part of the community and wants to ensure all small businesses flourish in the area.