Western Recorder, the oldest weekly state Baptist paper in the nation, is a tabloid format publication published
each Tuesday except for one week in
July and December.
Average weekly paid circulation is approximately 38,000 Kentucky Baptist households and other subscribers. Our readership surveys
indicate that most copies are read by two or more people.
Active men and women laity in Kentucky Baptist churches
Pastors in Kentucky Baptist Convention
Deacons and other church leaders
Missionaries around the world from Kentucky Baptist churches
Leaders of the Kentucky Baptist Convention
Advertisers with products and/or services to offer Kentucky Baptists are invited to advertise through the pages
of Western Recorder. All advertising is subject to approval by the editor.
ADVERTISING RATES AND SPECS
$30 per column inch
Quarter page ad: $400
Half page ad: $800
Full page ad: $1,600
Other sizes available upon request
90 cents per word with a 15-word minimum.
Use the following link to calculate the cost
of your classified ad for
print in the Recorder.
Click here to calculate & submit Classified
|Sample ad sizes click here to see examples
Full page (10" x 14")
Half page horizontal (10" x 7")
Half page vertical (5 5/8" x 13 5/16")
Quarter page vertical (4 1/8" x 7")
Quarter page horizontal (6 5/16" x 5")
Please send ads as PDF files with all text embedded
or converted to graphics. Spot color should be set
to one of the CMYK colors but can be printed as
Space should be reserved two weeks prior
to publication date. Copy and/or
mechanicals must be in hand one
prior to publication date. Ads must
be correct size (camera ready) or be
subject to rejection or a surcharge for typesetting.
The Recorder is printed on tabloid sheet using a five-column design. The fifth column which is more narrow than a regular column, is available as bonus space for full-page and half-page advertisers. Normal column widths are 2 inches (12 picas) wide and are separated by 1-pica gutters. The bonus column is 8 picas wide.
Spot color is available for $60. Design and composition services are available for an additional fee.