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Formatting

Ads must be submitted digitally and conform to the following requirements:

Specifications:

  • PDF files preferred
  • Output resolution: 266 pixels per inch minimum
  • Fonts and photos embedded (fonts converted to outlines/curves)
  • Crop and registration marks included
  • CMYK colors (no Pantone colors; no RGB colors)
  • Full page and cover ads must include 1/4 inch bleed
  • Ads without bleeds must bee 1/4 inch away from the trim edge

File Formats:

  • PDF preferred. Alternative acceptable file formats include:
  • InDesign CS
  • Illustrator CS
  • Photoshop CS
  • EPS (fonts converted to outlines/curves)
  • JPEG
     

Ad sizes:

 

Inside Front Cover

8.5" H by 11" V, include 1/4" bleed

Inside Back Cover

8.5" H by 11" V, include 1/4" bleed

Outside Back Cover

8.5" H by 8.75" V, include 1/4" bleed

Full Page

8.5" H by 11" V, include 1/4" bleed

Two-Page Spread

17" H by 11" V, include 1/4" bleed

2/3 page (vertical only)

4.875" H by 9.75" V

1/2 page (vertical)

4.25" H by 9.75" V

1/2 page (horizontal)

7.25" H by 4.75" V

1/3 page (vertical)

2.5" H by 9.75" V

1/3 page (horizontal)

7.25" H by 3.25" V

1/3 page (square)

4.875 H by 4.875 V

1/4 page

4" H by 5" V