The Nation's Oldest Continuously Published Student Newspaper

The Simpsonian

Advertising

Advertising Contacts

Marketing Director: Olivia Samples

[email protected]

704-999-9688

Adviser: Mark Siebert

[email protected]

515-961-1650

Simpson College

701 N. C Street

Indianola, IA 50125

Sizes and Rates

all prices quoted for one issue, black and white

Full Page

5 col. x 13”

$325 national

$227.50 local

$130 campus

1/2 Page Horiz.

5 col. x 6.5”

$162.50 national

$113.75 local

$65 campus

1/2 Page Vert.

3 col. x 10.833”

$162.50 national

$113.75 local

$65 campus

1/4 Page Vert.

2 col. x 8.125”

$81.25 national

$57.75 local

$32.50 campus

1/4 Page Horiz.

4 col. x 4.125”

$81.25 national

$57.75 local

$32.50 campus

1/8 Page

2 col. x 4”

$40 national

$28 local

$16 campus

Column inch rates:

$2 campus; $3.50 local; $5 national

Special Charges

Spot color plus black: $50

Four color process: $100

Design charge: $5 per creative

Guaranteed placement: Add 10 percent

Inserts:

1-12 pages: $50 per 1,000

13-24 pages: $75 per 1,000

Call 800-798-2691 ext. 329 for delivery instructions

Copy Deadlines

Noon Monday for Thursday publication

One week prior for back-to-school and special issues

Discounts

Pre-payment: 5 percent

(all new advertisers must prepay their first four ads before a billing account will be established)

Insertion discounts:

2-4 insertions: 5 percent

5-7 insertions: 10 percent

8-12 insertions: 15 percent

Bulk discounts:

500-749 column inches: 10 percent

750+ column inches: 15 percent

About Us

Frequency: Each Thursday when school is in session

Circulation: 3,000

School Enrollment: 1,500

School Locations: Indianola, IA; West Des Moines, IA; Ankeny, IA

Metro Area: Des Moines, IA

School Type: 4-year, Private

Format: 5 column tabloid

Full Page Size Broadsheet: 10.125” x 13”

Column Widths: 1 col. = 1.89”; 2 col. = 3.95”;

3 col. = 6”; 4 col. = 8.06”; 5 col. = 10.125”