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Cooking Light

Cooking Light
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Distribution
Your ad appears in copies distributed exclusively to paid subscribers in the local markets you’ve selected. Paid subscribers represent 94.2% of this magazine's total readership (newsstand copies not included).
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About

Cooking Light’s modern approach to healthy cooking empowers readers to enjoy their favorite dishes in a balanced and mindful way. With fresh ingredients and tight weeknight timeframes in mind, the recipes in this magazine are designed to make it easy for busy families to enjoy delicious meals.

Readership

  • Age 53
  • Female 85%
  • Male 15%
  • Med. Household income $83,403

Editorial Calendar

  • January / February

    General Editorial

    In-Home Date: 12/26/2017

  • March

    General Editorial

    In-Home Date: 2/2/2018

  • April

    General Editorial

    In-Home Date: 3/2/2018

  • May

    General Editorial

    In-Home Date: 3/30/2018

  • June

    General Editorial

    In-Home Date: 4/27/2018

  • July / August

    General Editorial

    In-Home Date: 6/1/2018

  • September

    General Editorial

    In-Home Date: 7/31/2018

  • October

    General Editorial

    In-Home Date: 8/31/2018

  • November

    General Editorial

    In-Home Date: 10/5/2018

  • December

    General Editorial

    In-Home Date: 11/2/2018

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Where this publisher positions local ads fluctuates from month to month. This represents the average placement over the past 12 months.

Average Position
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Alabama

Northern Alabama
Northern Alabama
Circ. 12,700
Readers 78,232
Price $1,720
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Southern Alabama
Southern Alabama
Circ. 6,950
Readers 42,812
Price $1,450
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Arizona

Southern Arizona
Southern Arizona
Circ. 25,840
Readers 159,174
Price $3,130
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California

Long Beach / San Fernando
Long Beach / San Fernando
Circ. 20,230
Readers 124,617
Price $2,700
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Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Circ. 12,840
Readers 79,094
Price $1,740
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Marin / Sonoma / East Bay
Marin / Sonoma / East Bay
Circ. 26,340
Readers 162,254
Price $3,170
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Orange County
Orange County
Circ. 18,670
Readers 115,007
Price $2,530
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Sacramento
Sacramento
Circ. 15,130
Readers 93,201
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San Diego
San Diego
Circ. 17,590
Readers 108,354
Price $2,380
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San Francisco & San Mateo / Palo Alto
San Francisco & San Mateo / Palo Alto
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Readers 76,261
Price $1,680
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San Jose
San Jose
Circ. 12,830
Readers 79,033
Price $1,740
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Colorado

Denver / Colorado Springs
Denver / Colorado Springs
Circ. 40,410
Readers 248,926
Price $4,250
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Connecticut

Hartford / New Haven
Hartford / New Haven
Circ. 21,330
Readers 131,393
Price $2,780
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South Fairfield County
South Fairfield County
Circ. 6,480
Readers 39,917
Price $1,450
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District Of Columbia

Washington DC / Arlington
Washington DC / Arlington
Circ. 23,730
Readers 146,177
Price $2,970
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Florida

Central & Southwest Florida
Central & Southwest Florida
Circ. 31,810
Readers 195,950
Price $3,590
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Florida Panhandle
Florida Panhandle
Circ. 6,990
Readers 43,058
Price $1,450
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Jacksonville
Jacksonville
Circ. 16,560
Readers 102,010
Price $2,240
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Orlando
Orlando
Circ. 16,690
Readers 102,810
Price $2,260
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South Florida
South Florida
Circ. 27,160
Readers 167,306
Price $3,230
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Georgia

Atlanta
Atlanta
Circ. 27,700
Readers 170,632
Price $3,280
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Hawaii

Hawaii & Guam
Hawaii & Guam
Circ. 4,660
Readers 28,706
Price $1,450
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Iowa, Nebraska

Nebraska / Des Moines / Cedar Rapids
Nebraska / Des Moines / Cedar Rapids
Circ. 21,240
Readers 130,838
Price $2,780
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Illinois

Chicago City
Chicago City
Circ. 11,870
Readers 73,119
Price $1,610
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Chicago North / Chicago West
Chicago North / Chicago West
Circ. 23,090
Readers 142,234
Price $2,920
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Chicago South / Chicago Southwest
Chicago South / Chicago Southwest
Circ. 14,600
Readers 89,936
Price $1,980
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Indiana

Indianapolis
Indianapolis
Circ. 9,690
Readers 59,690
Price $1,450
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Kentucky

Louisville / Lexington
Louisville / Lexington
Circ. 9,740
Readers 59,998
Price $1,450
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Louisiana

New Orleans / Baton Rouge
New Orleans / Baton Rouge
Circ. 12,700
Readers 78,232
Price $1,720
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Massachusetts

Boston
Boston
Circ. 20,390
Readers 125,602
Price $2,710
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Bristol & Plymouth Counties / Cape Cod
Bristol & Plymouth Counties / Cape Cod
Circ. 9,690
Readers 59,690
Price $1,450
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Lowell & North Shore
Lowell & North Shore
Circ. 9,840
Readers 60,614
Price $1,450
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Western & Central Massachusetts
Western & Central Massachusetts
Circ. 12,510
Readers 77,062
Price $1,700
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Maryland

Baltimore
Baltimore
Circ. 13,500
Readers 83,160
Price $1,830
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Washington DC Metro
Washington DC Metro
Circ. 13,500
Readers 83,160
Price $1,830
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Maine

Maine
Maine
Circ. 10,460
Readers 64,434
Price $1,450
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Michigan

Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor
Circ. 9,200
Readers 56,672
Price $1,450
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Detroit
Detroit
Circ. 15,060
Readers 92,770
Price $2,040
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Grand Rapids / Lansing / Kalamazoo
Grand Rapids / Lansing / Kalamazoo
Circ. 16,670
Readers 102,687
Price $2,260
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Minnesota

Minneapolis / St. Paul
Minneapolis / St. Paul
Circ. 27,680
Readers 170,509
Price $3,270
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Missouri

Kansas City
Kansas City
Circ. 11,680
Readers 71,949
Price $1,580
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St. Louis
St. Louis
Circ. 15,510
Readers 95,542
Price $2,100
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Mississippi

Mississippi
Mississippi
Circ. 8,470
Readers 52,175
Price $1,450
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North Carolina

Charlotte / Greensboro / Winston-Salem
Charlotte / Greensboro / Winston-Salem
Circ. 20,700
Readers 127,512
Price $2,740
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Northeast North Carolina
Northeast North Carolina
Circ. 14,940
Readers 92,030
Price $2,020
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North Dakota, South Dakota

North Dakota / South Dakota
North Dakota / South Dakota
Circ. 9,310
Readers 57,350
Price $1,450
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New Hampshire, Vermont

Vermont / New Hampshire
Vermont / New Hampshire
Circ. 17,530
Readers 107,985
Price $2,380
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New Jersey

Greater Southern New Jersey
Greater Southern New Jersey
Circ. 23,680
Readers 145,869
Price $2,970
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Morris / Warren / Somerset
Morris / Warren / Somerset
Circ. 12,280
Readers 75,645
Price $1,660
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Northeast NJ
Northeast NJ
Circ. 18,280
Readers 112,605
Price $2,480
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New Mexico

New Mexico
New Mexico
Circ. 8,640
Readers 53,222
Price $1,450
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Nevada

Nevada
Nevada
Circ. 11,080
Readers 68,253
Price $1,500
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New York

Buffalo / Niagra Falls
Buffalo / Niagra Falls
Circ. 8,320
Readers 51,251
Price $1,450
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Capital District
Capital District
Circ. 8,650
Readers 53,284
Price $1,450
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Long Island
Long Island
Circ. 19,370
Readers 119,319
Price $2,620
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Mid Hudson Valley
Mid Hudson Valley
Circ. 7,530
Readers 46,385
Price $1,450
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New York City
New York City
Circ. 24,130
Readers 148,641
Price $3,000
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Rochester
Rochester
Circ. 8,700
Readers 53,592
Price $1,450
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Westchester
Westchester
Circ. 7,180
Readers 44,229
Price $1,450
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Ohio

Cincinnati / Dayton
Cincinnati / Dayton
Circ. 18,740
Readers 115,438
Price $2,540
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Cleveland / Akron
Cleveland / Akron
Circ. 22,770
Readers 140,263
Price $2,900
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Columbus
Columbus
Circ. 12,190
Readers 75,090
Price $1,650
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Oklahoma

Oklahoma City / Tulsa
Oklahoma City / Tulsa
Circ. 11,540
Readers 71,086
Price $1,570
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Oregon

Portland & Central Oregon
Portland & Central Oregon
Circ. 17,840
Readers 109,894
Price $2,420
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Pennsylvania

Chester & Bucks Counties
Chester & Bucks Counties
Circ. 12,860
Readers 79,218
Price $1,740
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Harrisburg / Lancaster / York
Harrisburg / Lancaster / York
Circ. 10,770
Readers 66,343
Price $1,460
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Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Circ. 14,160
Readers 87,226
Price $1,920
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Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
Circ. 15,680
Readers 96,589
Price $2,120
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Rhode Island

Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Circ. 6,840
Readers 42,134
Price $1,450
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South Carolina

South Carolina
South Carolina
Circ. 20,650
Readers 127,204
Price $2,730
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Tennessee

Central Tennessee / Bowling Green, KY
Central Tennessee / Bowling Green, KY
Circ. 13,890
Readers 85,562
Price $1,880
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Eastern Tennessee
Eastern Tennessee
Circ. 10,800
Readers 66,528
Price $1,460
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Greater Memphis
Greater Memphis
Circ. 6,990
Readers 43,058
Price $1,450
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Texas

Austin
Austin
Circ. 11,450
Readers 70,532
Price $1,550
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Dallas / Ft. Worth
Dallas / Ft. Worth
Circ. 31,790
Readers 195,826
Price $3,590
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Houston
Houston
Circ. 27,520
Readers 169,523
Price $3,260
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San Antonio
San Antonio
Circ. 10,550
Readers 64,988
Price $1,450
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Utah

Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City
Circ. 7,480
Readers 46,077
Price $1,450
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Virginia

Norfolk / Richmond
Norfolk / Richmond
Circ. 22,960
Readers 141,434
Price $2,910
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Washington

Central & Eastern Washington
Central & Eastern Washington
Circ. 9,280
Readers 57,165
Price $1,450
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Seattle / Tacoma
Seattle / Tacoma
Circ. 25,990
Readers 160,098
Price $3,140
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Wisconsin

Milwaukee
Milwaukee
Circ. 13,380
Readers 82,421
Price $1,810
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