Western Recorder, the oldest weekly state Baptist paper in the nation, is a tabloid format publication published each Tuesday 49 times a year (all except the first week in January, the week of Independence Day and the week of Christmas).
Average weekly paid circulation is approximately 25,000 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 the Kentucky Baptist Convention, deacons and other church leaders, educators, volunteers, 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
Classified ads are 90 cents per word with a $15 minimum to be printed weekly in Western Recorder. In addition to weekly printing, all submitted classified ads are also displayed on this Website at no additional charge (see menu above). To calculate estimated costs and submit classified ad (via PayPal©), please click on menu item, "Submit Classified Ad."
Please send all display ads as PDF files with all text embedded or converted to graphics. If ad is to be run in color, send the file as a CMYK Composite PDF, otherwise send it as a Grayscale PDF.
WEB SITE ADVERTISING
The Western Recorder Web site offers three primary areas for ads:
Premium Vertical Ads – The top right corner of the home page (next to "Latest News") is available for vertical ads that may rotate with other similar ads. Pixel size: 175 x 320 at 72 dpi. Price: $250 per month.
Banner Ads – There is space for two banner ads beneath the news area on the home page.
Pixel size: 450 X 72 at 72 dpi. Price: $150 per month.
Large Lower Ad – This ad will be located at the bottom of the home page and may be any size up to 950 pixels wide. Price: $350 - $500 per month, depending on ad size.
All rates include linking ads to their advertisers' Web sites.