West Side Story

Advertise with us or become a Friend of Journalism Sponsor

If you are interested in purchasing an ad in West High’s newspaper or yearbook, or you’d like to become a Friend of Journalism Sponsor, please click here to complete the 2020-2021 contract

NEWSPAPER AD SIZES & PRICES:
-Logo (your corporation will be listed as a sponsor and your logo will be featured): $35
-Small (1/4 of a page; MUST BE VERTICAL, 3.7 inches W x 4.75 inches H): $70
-Medium (1/2 a page; MUST BE HORIZONTAL, 7.5 inches W x 4.75 inches H): $100
-Large (full page, 7.5 inches W x 9.7 inches H): $175

YEARBOOK AD SIZES & PRICES*:
-Logo (your corporation will be listed as a sponsor and your logo will be featured): $45
-Small (1/8 of a page; MUST BE HORIZONTAL, 4.17” x  2.71”): $85
-Medium (1/4 of a page, MUST BE VERTICAL, 4.17” x  5.58”): $145
-Large (1/2 of a page; MUST BE HORIZONTAL, 8.5” x  5.58”): $245
-Extra-large (full page; MUST BE VERTICAL, 8.5” x  11.33”): $415
*If you are a parent wishing to purchase a senior recognition ad for the yearbook, please visit jostensadservice.com in September through Jan. 28, 2021.

WEB AD SIZES & PRICES:
-Web ads can be purchased online at snoads.com/site/516
-Web ads available: Footer (728×90 pixels): $30/month, Sidebar (300×250 pixels): $60/month, Header (728×90 pixels): $30/month, Mobile App Story Page (300×250 pixels): $30/month
-Save 10% if you purchase all available ad space (100% coverage/no rotating of ads)

FRIEND OF JOURNALISM SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM:
Friends of Journalism donations are tax deductible and help pay for newsroom equipment, repairs, contest fees, website support fees, scholarship yearbooks and more. The West Side Story newspaper and the 2021 Trojan Epic yearbook will list names of all Friends of Journalism donors:
The Scoop: donors of $25-50
The Lead: donors of $51-100
The Feature: donors of $101-250
The Headliner: donors of $251-499
The Journalism Legend: donors of $500+

DISCOUNTS:
-Take 10% off when you purchase both a newspaper and yearbook ad.
-Take 10% off when you send payment before publication day (for newspaper/yearbook ads).
-Buy five newspaper ads, and get the sixth ad free.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
–Mailing address: Attn: Journalism, West High School, 2901 Melrose Ave., Iowa City, IA 52246
–Business Editor: Misha Canin — [email protected]
–Adviser: Sara Whittaker — [email protected], (319) 688-1001, extension 5045

AD COPY DEADLINES:
-For yearbook ads, our ad deadline is Dec. 18, 2020. Ad space is guaranteed for orders received by that date.
-For newspaper ads, our ad deadline is 10 days before publication (although sooner is better).
-For web ads, submit and pay for ads online at snoads.com/site/516

READERSHIP:
-We distribute our newspaper for free to all students and faculty at West High and deliver hundreds of copies to local businesses, schools and Free Little Libraries. We also publish all newspaper issues online: issuu.com/westsidestory. According to Google Analytics, wsspaper.com has an average of 6,000 unique monthly users and 36,000 views per month. We sell the yearbook to an average of 54% of students and include copies in the West library.

PAYMENT:
Please address checks to West Side Story (for newspaper ads/Friends of Journalism donations) or Trojan Epic (for yearbook ads/Friends of Journalism donations) and deliver payments to:
Attn: Journalism
West High School
2901 Melrose Ave.
Iowa City, IA 52246

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