Ad Specs

Mechanical Requirements

Type Size
Trim Size 8 1/4″ x 10 7/8″
Copy Area 7 1/4″ x 10″
full page (no bleed) 7 1/4″ x 10″
full page (with bleed) 8 1/4″ x 10 7/8″ + 1/8″ bleed on all sides
Safety from trim on full page ads 1/2″
1/2 page vertical 4 3/4″ x 7 1/2″
1/2 page horizontal 7 1/4″ x 4 13/16″
1/3 page vertical 2 5/16″ x 10″
1/3 page horizontal 4 3/4″ x 4 13/16″
1/6 page Our State Travels 2 3/8″ x 4 1/4″

Digital Specifications

Adobe InDesign CS3. CMYK only, no spot colors.

A hi-res, print ready PDF file is acceptable. All images must be CMYK at 300 dpi, and all fonts must be embedded.

Image files must be in CMYK format at 300 dpi with no RGB, LAB, or INDEX color

JPEG compression must not be used. The use of JPEG files will result in an
undesirable reproduction.

Please include all fonts and supporting *.tiff or *.eps files.

We cannot accept multiple master fonts or menu style fonts.

A color proof must accompany ad. We recommend SWOP certified proofs.

We cannot assume responsibility for digital ads supplied without a color proof.

Ads can be provided on CD-Rom or via digital transmission.

Digital Transmission


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