About Us

AdVantage is the hyper-local news source for the Riverbend area, servicing the Alton, Godfrey, Hartford, Bethalto, and Granite City areas and everywhere in between.

AdVantage uses a combination of online, e-mail and print publication services to deliver community news, events, people profiles, local business happenings, and more. In addition, it offers exclusive columns, comics and other features you will find nowhere else!

AdVantage is available through the mail and coming right into your inbox, entitling readers to a weekend print publication, daily email news updates, and access to the AdVantage website featuring news 24/7!

AdVantage, formerly Today's AdVantage, is a group of community publications with combined direct mailed circulation to more than 78,000 households. AdVantage is published from headquarters in Godfrey, Illinois, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri. The circulation is in Madison County in Southwestern Illinois, just north of the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers.

Display and classified advertising are a large part of this free-distribution publication delivered mid-week by the United States Postal Service to thirteen communities.


• Eric McRoy, vice president

• Leigh Ann McRoy, office manager  

• Erin Spain, account manager

• Pat Taulbee, account manager

• Sharon McRoy, account manager

• Dana Angle, account manager

• Angie Fulgham, production manager

• Missy Long, creative director

• Jason White, copy editor