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With an increasing digital readership, the Dayton Weekly News is the only exclusively Dayton based African American publication in the Miami Valley Region.


Every edition of the paper contains valuable and unmatched information about the community that African Americans want to read about.


The Dayton Weekly News gives its readers what they want…Quality informative, community, statewide, and national news that relates to our community.


The Dayton Weekly News can offer its advertisers editorial and press coverage in addition to cost effective advertising space, which will provide additional influence by the advertisers.


When you advertise your product or service in the leading newspaper for African Americans in the Dayton area, you are reaching loyal readers who turn to the Dayton Weekly News for positive news and information pertaining to Dayton’s urban community.


Staffed with advertising and marketing professionals who know and understand the Black consumer market, the Dayton Weekly News can assist you in executing a comprehensive and effective print advertising program.  We are the most trusted voice in Dayton’s African American community.

2024 Rate Information


Mechanical Requirements

DWN Printed area size – Broad Sheet

6 columns per page

19.6” per columns length

1.544” per column width

Line Screen – 85 Inches                                                                        

1 column.………..1.544” W

2 columns..…….3.088” W

3 columns……...4.632” W

4 columns……...6.176” W

5 columns……..7.772” W

6 columns……..9.264” W


AD Size


12 columns X 20 inches (not including gutter)

Full Page:

6 columns X 20 inches

Half Page:

6 columns X 10 inches

Quarter Page:

3 columns X 10 inches


Agency Rates

Local and national:

$25.00 per column inch net


$13.00 per column inch

Political ads:

$25.00 per column inch

Organized charities, churches, nonprofits:

$12.00 per column inch


Website Post

$500 for a direct website post.  $100 for a website post with an ad of $500.00 or more.  Post will run for seven days.


Color Rates

$100.00 per color spot rate.  $400.00 for full color process

Space reservations are the Friday before publication.  All art is due no later than the Tuesday before publication by 3pm.  Publication distribution day is every Friday.  All ads produced by DWN will not run without approval by the client.

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