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 be 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 10.875″ V, include 1/4″ bleed
Inside Back Cover 8.5″ H by 10.875″ 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 10.875″ V, include 1/4″ bleed
Two-Page Spread 17″ H by 10.875″ 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
1/8 page (business card) 2″ H by 3.5″ V