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Ivory D. Payne

CEO / Publisher

Global Impact Media LLC

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Ivory J. Payne

Publisher Emeritus

Public Relations

Over 40 years of Excellent Service

The Baton Rouge Weekly Press is considered to be the number one minority newspaper in The Greater Baton Rouge area and has served the public for over 40 years. The Weekly Press is distributed every week with a total circulation of 60,000 and has over 380 distribution points and growing every week. These distribution points include State and Local Government buildings, Banks, Churches, Louisiana State University, Southern University, schools and libraries in the East Baton Rouge Parish.

The philosophy of the Weekly Press is quite simple. We believe in the value of people and their community. We know the importance of getting involved and understanding the culture, politics, business and advertising needs of our community. That¹s why so many people have made The Weekly Press their choice for neighborhood news, sports, and advertising information.


The Weekly Press is proud to be apart of the Greater Baton Rouge area and will always strive for the best in quality, content, and accuracy to serve our readers, community and our advertisers. 

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