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Civic Spark Media is a multichannel media and publishing company serving Wayne County, Indiana and surrounding areas. Launched in 2022, we combine the power of digital, print, social and broadcast media to inform, inspire and improve the community.

Brands and Projects

The Western Wayne News is Wayne County, Indiana’s locally owned, independent newspaper since 1991. It’s distributed weekly in print as well as online. Our reporting and stories about news, events, sports, government meetings, community updates and much more reach thousands of people in the area and beyond.

WayneCounty.info is a local news and information aggregator website for Wayne County, Indiana. It automatically collects and displays information about news, events, community updates, sports, weather, emergency alerts and more from other online sources in Richmond, Indiana and Wayne County, Indiana.

The Western Wayne News Podcast features conversations with people who call Wayne County home and contribute their time and talents toward making the community better in some form. Kate Jetmore brings her storytelling skills and thoughtful questions to uncover what guests feel most passionately about, and how their journeys have unfolded.

News and Updates

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Civic Spark Media LLC is looking for people who want to be a part of informing, inspiring and improving communities in Wayne County, Indiana and beyond. Read more about our current openings.


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