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CJN is a media market research company serving news and information content providers.

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Research

Never before have media habits changed so quickly. You need more insight. We have cutting-edge solutions. CJ&N’s research creativity and precision allows you to make confident decisions.

Counsel

A whole team of experts in your corner. Deeply involved in your strategy and invested in your success. From product development to training, our team is always working on your behalf.

Digital Media Consultation

The future has never been closer. Our experience helps you see it first. Allowing you to focus on the best opportunities to get consumers engaged with your content. Social, mobile, apps? Yes, we do that.

Talent Development

Your people are what makes the difference. Our talent coaching takes your best and makes them better. Decades of experience in training successful communicators, including some of the biggest names in the media business.

Constantly connected and continuously searching for the latest and greatest content – that’s today’s news and information consumer. Suddenly the game has changed and the competition goes far beyond the guys across the street.  CJ&N can help you stand out in today’s crowded and fast-paced environment.

Recent Posts . . .

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Attract Viewers with Content, Not Contests

May 5th, 2015|0 Comments

“Watch our morning news and you could win a trip to England.”

“Watch our 6 pm news and you could win a cruise.”

“Watch our 11/10 pm news and you could win a mortgage or a $1,000 […]

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Television: Distribution on the Brink

April 28th, 2015|0 Comments

When I went out for lunch today something caught my eye as I drove by my local cable company: a Brinks truck backed up to the front door (I’m not […]

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Time to Stop Serving Up News in the Same Old Way

February 2nd, 2015|Comments Off on Time to Stop Serving Up News in the Same Old Way

How do you like your burgers?  Chances are your answer isn’t “Like McDonald’s makes them.”   Last week’s news had two burger stories that speak volumes about local news, too.  First, […]

CJN helps news and content providers succeed in a constantly connected world.

About Us

John Altenbern

President

John Altenbern, MBA

John has more than 40 years’ experience in the television and media industry.

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Mike Anderson

Director of Communications

Mike Anderson, MA

As CJ&N’s Communications Director, Mike is constantly in motion.

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Mary Beth Marks

Vice President Research

Mary Beth Marks, PhD.

Who else would wake up in the middle of the night because a research idea popped into her head?

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Bruce Northcott

Principal Founder

Bruce Northcott

As one of CJ&N’s founders Bruce has seen it all. And that’s why his wise counsel and insight continues to be invaluable.

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Laura Hernandez

Senior Consultant, Talent Coach

Laura Hernandez

You couldn’t ask for a better teacher. Hundreds of communications professionals have benefited from Laura’s coaching –

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Steve Schwaid

Vice President Digital Strategies

Steve Schwaid

In today’s digital environment, content creators must stay focused. How do you get out in front of trends instead of chase last year’s idea?

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Elden Hale

Elden Hale

You can’t beat the experience of a guy who has guided and managed number one television stations and media groups for decades.

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David Tressel

Senior Marketing Consultant

David Tressel

Sometimes you just need a shot of creativity in your marketing efforts. That’s where Dave comes in.

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Donna Petersen

Marketing Consultant

Donna Petersen, MBA

Success takes discipline. In a media world that seems to change every day, Donna provides clients with a clear sense of marketing direction.

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Dave Voelker

Senior Research Analyst

Dave Voelker, PhD.

What do you get when you take a statistics whiz and expose him to the media industry?

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