Advertising opportunities for March 2016 edition of The City Sentinel close on Tuesday, February 23

OKLAHOMA CITY – Advertising opportunities for The City Sentinel newspaper’s March 2016 print edition wrap up on Tuesday, February 23. Publisher Patrick B. McGuigan made the announcement Friday, February 19.

We are closing this print edition a few days early to accommodate the needs of our loyal advertisers and any potential new advertisers, including those seeking nomination in the Tuesday, March 1 primary,” McGuigan said. The newspaper will be in racks across Oklahoma City Monday, February 29 and Tuesday, March 1, “just in time for our readers to start the month right,” McGuigan said.

Space reservations for print advertising MUST be received by noon on Monday, February 22, according to creative director Lee Vincent.

Final versions of advertising must be in hand by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, she said. The newspaper will head to the printer that night.

The newspaper’s award-winning coverage of state and local events is featured daily, around-the-clock, at

The City Sentinel is a “24/7” source of news and information based in the heart of Oklahoma City. “We print more than 7,000 copies each edition, and provide original reporting daily at, and via Facebook. With more than 18,000 regular readers, we are a unique platform for your advertising and communication needs. We have hundreds of racks, located throughout the city,” McGuigan said.

The forthcoming edition will include reporting on local news, cultural and civic events, prepared by McGuigan and lead reporter Darla Shelden.

Advertising rates are as follows:

(Rates subject to change with no notice)
Local Open Rate: $12.50 per column inch
National Open Rate: $13.95 per column inch

Charitable Rate: $10.50 per column inch
Examples of Local Open Rates Per Insertion:

1/8 page (3 col. x 5.25 in. = 15.75 col. inches) = $197.00; with full color $347.00
1/4 page (3 col. x 10 1/2 in. = 31.5 col. inches) = $394.00; with full color = $594.00
1/2 page (6 col. x 10 1/2 in. = 63 col. inches) = $787.50; with full color = $1137.50
Full page (6 col. x 21 inches = 126 col. inches) = $1575.00; with full color = $2075.00

Other sizes may be selected but width must be per column inch

Color Charge: 4-Color Process (full color):

$500 additional cost per full page ad
$350 additional per ½ page ad
$200 additional per ¼ page ad
$150 additional per 1/8 page or less

One color or spot color process is ½ the above rates

Mechanical Requirements – 6 column format for The City Sentinel newspaper:

1 column = 2.0139 inches
2 columns = 4.22 inches
3 columns = 6.375 inches
4 columns = 8.55 inches
5 columns = 10.74 inches
6 columns = 12.92 inches

Payment required in advance by cash, credit card or check. For further information or to reserve space, contact: Lee Vincent, creative director, 405-740-8687,; Pat McGuigan, publisher & editor, 405-834-4834,

The City Sentinel

P.O. Box 60876

Oklahoma City OK 73146