New media comes to Clearfield County

Every day people log on to the Internet to find out the latest information. Thousands of things are bought and sold online every hour of every day. People keep in touch with friends and family in different parts of the nation and all over the world with just an Internet connection and a computer. Banking can also be done online, at your convenience, 24/7.

Information in all of its forms, from reference to opinion, is only seconds away with a few keystrokes and a click.

Nearly every aspect of people’s lives have changed because of the Internet, and now Clearfield County residents have one place where they can stay informed, entertained and connected.

Gant Media, LLC launched Monday, bringing a new media platform to Central Pennsylvania. “It is something new, something exciting for Clearfield County,” said Dawn Walls, editor of “We are taking people’s basic need for information, weather, news, sports or movies and music, and making it easy to access.”

In addition to offering world, national and local news, the site provides channels for business news, local and national sports, movies and music, opinions, and information staples such as obituaries and police logs.

“There is also a Virtual Newsroom where site users can submit all types of information,” said Walls. Letters to the editor, news tips and sports scores are just a few of the categories available for submissions in the Virtual Newsroom.

“We’ve also created a section for people to buy and sell,” said Walls. The Marketplace offers free postings, with the added feature of Make Me An Offer. “MMAO is truly a great addition to our classifieds,” Walls said. “It helps buyers and sellers to instantly connect.”
Employers will also find free job postings at

“We realize the need for businesses to find the most qualified people to fill their jobs while keeping an eye on the bottom line,” said Walls.

The business channel on the site also provides updates as to what is happening locally, coupled with information about world business that has the potential to directly affect Clearfield County consumers.

On the fun side, Gant provides a space to find out what is happening on the local music scene and local movie reviews.

Subscribers to will receive a daily e-mail providing them with the latest news from
the Gant team. Those same subscribers can also choose to stay current with two features that deliver top headlines to either their computer desktop or their cell phone.

“News is constantly happening all around,” said Walls. “With Gant, we want to help people get it.”

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