TC Media selected to be Google AdWords Premier SMB Partner

Montreal, February 4, 2016 – TC Media is proud to announce its selection by Google as a Canadian AdWords Premier SMB Partner. This designation offers trusted and experienced AdWords partners extensive Google product and account management training, as well as support in optimizing campaign performance.

"We are excited to launch the Google AdWords Premier SMB Partner program with hand-picked, highly qualified companies like TC Media," says Ben Wood, head of Google's Americas channel sales partnerships. "Small- and medium-sized businesses will not only benefit from TC Media's in-depth training, but from their years of experience in the local market."

"We are proud to be part of the select few to enter this Program, providing local business with a full array of effective marketing solutions and services such as Google AdWords, adds Laurent Elkaim, Vice President, Digital Products and Operations for Local Solutions at TC Media. We have a solid experience with small- and medium-sized businesses across Quebec, Eastern Canada and Saskatchewan, and we will continue to leverage it to maximize the value of our services and the performance of their campaigns."

TC Media provides marketing solutions and services meeting the advertising needs of today's businesses targeting local audiences. TC Media operates over 120 local newspapers in Quebec, over 50 in the Atlantic region, and distributes digital content and promotions on an extensive network of owned and operated websites.

For more information about the Google AdWords Premier SMB Partner program, visit:

About TC Media

TC Media is a leading provider of media and interactive marketing solutions in Canada, employing over 3,000 people. The sector reaches most Canadian consumers through a wide range of print and digital publishing products in French and English: newspapers, educational books, trade publications, retail promotional content, mass and personalized marketing, mobile and interactive applications and geotargeted door-to-door and digital distribution services.

TC Media is a division of Transcontinental Inc. (TSX: TCL.A TCL.B), which has over 8,000 employees in Canada and the United States, and revenues of C$2.0 billion in 2015. 

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For more information or interview requests:

TC Media
Patricia Robichaud
Senior Advisor, Communications
Telephone: 514-392-2010