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Connect with metro Atlanta’s most coveted audience

Rough Draft Atlanta publishes Reporter Newspapers, Atlanta Intown, Atlanta Senior Life, and the Rough Draft family of newsletters. Every month, we print and distribute 95,000 free, community newspapers across metro Atlanta’s most dynamic neighborhoods.

Our digital assets include websites, newsletters, and social media properties that reach nearly a million readers per month.

For more information about advertising in our print publications and digital properties, please contact Neal Maziar at (404) 917-2200 or via email.

Reporter Newspapers

Reporter Newspapers (circ: 58,000) are published monthly and mailed directly to homes in Sandy Springs, Buckhead, Dunwoody, and Brookhaven. Copies are also distributed at more than 300 leading businesses and high-traffic locations.

These papers are delivered to homes in 30305, 30318, 30319, 30326, 30327, 30328, 30338, 30342, and 30350.

Atlanta Intown

Atlanta Intown (circ: 27,000) is published monthly and distributed to homes and businesses across the city’s intown neighborhoods, which cover several of Atlanta’s wealthiest ZIP codes, including 30306, 30307, and 30309.

Intown’s circulation covers Ansley Park, Candler Park, Druid Hills, Inman Park, Midtown, Morningside, Virginia-Highland, and more. Additional copies are available at more than 140 businesses in these neighborhoods, as well as adjacent communities like Decatur and downtown.

Silver Streak (fka Atlanta Senior Life)

With a monthly circulation of 10,000, Silver Streak is distributed to more than 260 businesses, community centers, and independent senior living communities across metro Atlanta.

Digital Display Advertising

Our online hub, RoughDraftAtlanta.com, features daily news from each community and PDF replicas of print editions. The site is uncluttered and free of programmatic advertising. It features high-impact branding opportunities for local sponsors and promoted content opportunities.

Email Newsletters

Newsletters provide daily engagement with readers and we deliver more than 450,000 emails every month. Sign up for our email newsletters here.

Sketchbook is a weekly art email, Side Dish is our weekly dining newsletter, and Scene covers the entertainment industry.

There are display, text, and sponsored content options available for email. Read about Rough Draft newsletter sponsorships here.

Sponsored Content

Rough Draft Atlanta offers two types of Sponsored Content for marketers.

Why Sponsored Content?

It’s an effective branding and engagement vehicle for businesses that are looking to share their unique story. Research has shown that readers have positive impressions about brands and feel closer to them, after reading a sponsored content story.

How it works

Based on a needs assessment, a content strategist will work with you to craft a several-month content plan highlighting the areas of your business you want to showcase. You’ll work with our professional writers to ensure that content is high quality and you’ll approve everything before it’s published.

What makes a good sponsored content article?

The most effective sponsored content tells your story by highlighting what’s unique about your business and the people and community who make it so special. Our content strategist will look for unique aspects that will help tell an impactful story.


Print Advertising

PRINT AD SIZEINCHES (WIDTH x HEIGHT)
Full Page10 x 12.5
Junior Page10 x 8.25
1/2 Page – Vertical4.94 x 12.5
1/2 Page – Horizontal10 x 6.185
1/3 Page – Vertical4.94 x 8.28
1/3 Page – Horizontal7.47 x 6.185
1/4 Page – Vertical4.94 x 6.185
1/6 Page – Horizontal4.94 x 4.08
Front Page Banner (Reporter Newspapers & Sr. Life)10 x 1.5
Front Page Banner (Atlanta Intown)5.8 x 2
Top Right Corner – Cover (Sr. Life)3.76 x 2.25
Updated August 2022

Digital Advertising

DIGITAL AD UNITPIXELS (WIDTH X HEIGHT)EMAIL NEWSLETTERS
Top Leaderboard (Desktop)970 x 250
Middle Leaderboard (Desktop)728 x 90
limit the amount of text for maximum impact
Tower (Desktop Sidebar & Mobile)300 x 600
Box (Mobile & Desktop)300 x 250
limit the amount of text for maximum impact
Email Display600×200
Max 2 per email
Text Ad (Example here)330 characters max
Max 2 per email
Sponsored Story (Example here)125 words max
40 character headline
Photo -800×400
Max 1 per email
Job Listing 250 characters max
Updated March 2022

Print Circulation & Distribution

PUBLICATIONMONTHLY CIRCULATION
Reporter Newspapers

– Sandy Springs
– Buckhead
– Dunwoody
– Brookhaven

58,000

22,000 (30327, 30328, 30342, 30350)
16,000 (30305)
10,000 (30338, 30350)
10,000
(30319, 30324)
Atlanta Intown27,000 (30306, 30307, 30308, 30309, 30312)
Silver Streak (fka Atlanta Senior Life)10,000
TOTAL95,000
Updated January 2023

The Reporter typically goes to press on the last Wednesday of every month
ISSUESPACE RESERVATION / ART DUEPUBLICATION DATESPECIAL CONTENT
February 2023JANUARY 20JANUARY 27Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
Camps
March 2023FEBRUARY 17FEBRUARY 24Camps
April 2023MARCH 24MARCH 31Travel
Camps
May 2023APRIL 21APRIL 28Camps
June 2023MAY 26JUNE 2Travel
July 2023JUNE 16* earlier than normalJUNE 23Dunwoody 4th of July Parade
August 2023JULY 21JULY 28Travel
September 2023AUGUST 25SEPTEMBER 1Education
October 2023SEPTEMBER 22SEPTEMBER 29Travel
November 2023OCTOBER 20OCTOBER 27
December 2023NOVEMBER 22* Before ThanksgivingDECEMBER 1
Updated November 22, 2022

Advertising Deadlines: Atlanta Intown & Silver Streak (f/k/a Atlanta Senior Life)

Atlanta Intown and Atlanta Senior Life typically go to press on the third Wednesday of every month
ISSUESPACE RESERVATION / ART DUEPUBLICATION DATESPECIAL CONTENT
February 2023JANUARY 13JANUARY 20Central Atlanta Progress
Camps
March 2023FEBRUARY 10FEBRUARY 17Camps
April 2023MARCH 17MARCH 24Travel
Druid Hills Tour of Homes
Camps
May 2023APRIL 14APRIL 21Camps
June 2023MAY 19MAY 26Travel
July 2023JUNE 23* later than normalJUNE 30Pets and their People
Reimagine the Legacy
August 2023JULY 14JULY 21Travel
September 2023AUGUST 18AUGUST 25Education
October 2023SEPTEMBER 15SEPTEMBER 22Travel
November 2023OCTOBER 13OCTOBER 20
December 2023NOVEMBER 17NOVEMBER 27
Updated December 2022

Editorial Calendar – 2023

MONTHSPECIAL ISSUEPUBLICATIONS
January 202320 Under 20 | EducationReporter Newspapers, Atlanta Intown
February 2023Camp Guide
Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
Central Atlanta Progress Mtg
Reporter Newspapers, Atlanta Intown
Reporter Newspapers
Atlanta Intown
March 2023Camp GuideReporter Newspapers, Atlanta Intown
April 2023Travel | Get Out of Town
Camp Guide
Reporter Newspapers, Atlanta Intown
Reporter Newspapers, Atlanta Intown
June 2023Travel | Get Out of TownReporter Newspapers, Atlanta Intown
July 2023Pets and their People
Dunwoody July 4th Parade
Reimagine the Legacy
Reporter Newspapers, Atlanta Intown, Atlanta Senior Life
Reporter Newspapers
Atlanta Intown
August 2023Travel | Get Out of TownReporter Newspapers, Atlanta Intown, Atlanta Senior Life
September 2023Education
Continuing Education
Reporter Newspapers, Atlanta Intown
Atlanta Senior Life
October 2023Travel | Get Out of TownReporter Newspapers, Atlanta Intown, Atlanta Senior Life
November 2023
December 2023
Updated October 2022

Testimonials


Media Kit

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