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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 85.07% of this magazine's total readership (newsstand copies not included).
Proof of Performance
You will receive 2 checking copies in the mail upon publication. Additional copies are available for purchase.
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About

Since 1974, People has brought pop culture, celebrity gossip and real life drama into the homes of its millions of readers. With an emphasis on behind-the-scenes access and titillating details, it’s no surprise that People is the most widely read magazine on the planet.

2017 ADWEEK Hottest Celebrity/Entertainment Magazine
"The go-to source for pop-filled news and celebrity disclosures is as hot as ever as it approaches its 44th birthday. People has an unduplicated monthly audience of 70 million across print, desktop, tablet and mobile. People.com sees 35.6 million monthly uniques with millennials making up 42 percent of the audience."

Readership

  • Age 46
  • Female 73%
  • Male 27%
  • Med. Household income $68,776

Editorial Calendar

  • January

    Half Their Size

    On Sale Date: 1/14/2019

    Winter TV Preview and STYLE TRAX: Red Carpet

  • February

    Grammy Ballot/Insider/Picks

    On Sale Date: 2/11/2019

    SAG Coverage/Oscar Walkup, PEOPLE FOOD: Valentine's Day, STYLE TRAX: Red Carpet

  • March

    Expanded Beauty: Spring Beauty

    march

  • April

    PEOPLE FOOD: Easter Theme

    On Sale Date: 4/8/2019

  • May

    Summer Move Preview

    On Sale Date: 5/13/2019

    Expanded Beauty Section: Spring Glow

  • June

    Father's Day Gift Guide

    On Sale Date: 6/10/2019

  • July

    Expanded Beauty Section: Summer Hair

    On Sale Date: 7/8/2019

    PEOPLE FOOD: Wimbledon

  • August

    Expanded Beauty Section: Fall Beauty Preview

    On Sale Date: 8/12/2019

  • September

    Fall Movie Preview

    On Sale Date: 9/9/2019

    Pet Edit

  • October

    Ones To Watch

    On Sale Date: 10/14/2019

    Women Changing the World Walkup

  • November

    PEOPLE FOOD: Thanksgiving

    On Sale Date: 11/11/2019

    Expanded Beauty Section: Holiday Beauty, 25 Women Changing the World, SMA Walkup

  • December

    Beauty Awards

    On Sale Date: 12/9/2019

    Style Gift Guide and PEOPLE FOOD: Holiday

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Ad Placement

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

Average Position
64%
Avg.
64%
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Available Markets

Market info

Available Markets

Alabama

Northern Alabama
Northern Alabama
Circ. 35,000
Readers 416,150
Price $4,290
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Arizona

Southern Arizona
Southern Arizona
Circ. 64,220
Readers 763,576
Price $6,600
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Arkansas

Arkansas
Arkansas
Circ. 20,410
Readers 242,675
Price $3,060
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California

Greater Los Angeles
Greater Los Angeles
Circ. 136,360
Readers 1,621,320
Price $12,730
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Greater San Francisco
Greater San Francisco
Circ. 94,400
Readers 1,122,416
Price $9,170
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Orange County
Orange County
Circ. 36,490
Readers 433,866
Price $4,430
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Sacramento
Sacramento
Circ. 44,000
Readers 523,160
Price $5,100
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San Diego
San Diego
Circ. 39,040
Readers 464,186
Price $6,190
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Colorado

Denver / Colorado Springs
Denver / Colorado Springs
Circ. 60,290
Readers 716,848
Price $6,270
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Connecticut

Fairfield / Westchester
Fairfield / Westchester
Circ. 39,440
Readers 468,942
Price $6,250
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Hartford / New Haven / Waterbury
Hartford / New Haven / Waterbury
Circ. 32,680
Readers 388,565
Price $5,170
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District Of Columbia

Washington DC Metro
Washington DC Metro
Circ. 66,660
Readers 792,587
Price $6,810
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Florida

Central & Southwest Florida
Central & Southwest Florida
Circ. 47,540
Readers 565,251
Price $7,530
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Jacksonville
Jacksonville
Circ. 42,690
Readers 507,584
Price $6,760
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Orlando
Orlando
Circ. 30,840
Readers 366,688
Price $3,920
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Southern Florida
Southern Florida
Circ. 76,410
Readers 908,515
Price $7,640
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Georgia

Atlanta
Atlanta
Circ. 62,270
Readers 740,390
Price $6,440
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Hawaii

Hawaii & Guam
Hawaii & Guam
Circ. 12,620
Readers 150,052
Price $2,400
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Illinois

Chicago
Chicago
Circ. 104,600
Readers 1,243,694
Price $10,030
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Indiana

Indianapolis
Indianapolis
Circ. 54,530
Readers 648,362
Price $5,780
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Iowa

Iowa / Nebraska / Quad Cities
Iowa / Nebraska / Quad Cities
Circ. 56,360
Readers 670,120
Price $5,930
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Kentucky

Louisville / Lexington
Louisville / Lexington
Circ. 29,890
Readers 355,392
Price $3,950
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Louisiana

New Orleans / Baton Rouge
New Orleans / Baton Rouge
Circ. 35,280
Readers 419,479
Price $5,590
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Maine

Maine
Maine
Circ. 13,940
Readers 165,747
Price $2,400
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Maryland

Baltimore
Baltimore
Circ. 41,450
Readers 492,841
Price $4,870
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Massachusetts

Boston
Boston
Circ. 71,550
Readers 850,730
Price $7,220
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Western Massachusetts
Western Massachusetts
Circ. 9,320
Readers 110,815
Price $1,940
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Michigan

Detroit
Detroit
Circ. 54,070
Readers 642,892
Price $5,740
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Grand Rapids / Lansing / Kalamazoo
Grand Rapids / Lansing / Kalamazoo
Circ. 54,040
Readers 642,536
Price $5,740
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Minnesota

Minneapolis / St. Paul
Minneapolis / St. Paul
Circ. 61,740
Readers 734,089
Price $6,390
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Mississippi

Mississippi
Mississippi
Circ. 18,710
Readers 222,462
Price $2,980
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Missouri

Kansas City
Kansas City
Circ. 28,190
Readers 335,179
Price $3,790
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St. Louis
St. Louis
Circ. 34,330
Readers 408,184
Price $4,230
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Nebraska

Iowa / Nebraska / Quad Cities
Iowa / Nebraska / Quad Cities
Circ. 56,360
Readers 670,120
Price $5,930
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Nevada

Nevada
Nevada
Circ. 26,960
Readers 320,554
Price $3,680
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New Hampshire

Vermont / New Hampshire
Vermont / New Hampshire
Circ. 23,210
Readers 275,967
Price $3,320
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New Jersey

Greater Southern New Jersey
Greater Southern New Jersey
Circ. 28,090
Readers 333,990
Price $3,780
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Northern New Jersey
Northern New Jersey
Circ. 76,840
Readers 913,628
Price $7,670
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New Mexico

New Mexico
New Mexico
Circ. 15,670
Readers 186,316
Price $2,700
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New York

Buffalo / Niagra Falls
Buffalo / Niagra Falls
Circ. 15,270
Readers 181,560
Price $2,630
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Capital District / Albany
Capital District / Albany
Circ. 13,830
Readers 164,439
Price $2,380
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Fairfield / Westchester
Fairfield / Westchester
Circ. 39,440
Readers 468,942
Price $6,250
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Long Island
Long Island
Circ. 38,880
Readers 462,283
Price $4,640
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New York City
New York City
Circ. 60,550
Readers 719,940
Price $6,290
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Rochester
Rochester
Circ. 33,070
Readers 393,202
Price $4,120
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North Carolina

Asheville/Hickory
Asheville/Hickory
Circ. 6,340
Readers 75,383
Price $1,450
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Charlotte / Greensboro / Winston-Salem
Charlotte / Greensboro / Winston-Salem
Circ. 44,210
Readers 525,657
Price $5,120
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Northeast North Carolina
Northeast North Carolina
Circ. 41,950
Readers 498,786
Price $4,920
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North Dakota

North Dakota / South Dakota
North Dakota / South Dakota
Circ. 17,880
Readers 212,593
Price $2,890
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Ohio

Cincinnati / Dayton
Cincinnati / Dayton
Circ. 29,370
Readers 349,209
Price $3,900
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Columbus
Columbus
Circ. 24,670
Readers 293,326
Price $3,460
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Northeast Ohio
Northeast Ohio
Circ. 46,540
Readers 553,361
Price $5,330
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Oklahoma

Oklahoma City / Tulsa
Oklahoma City / Tulsa
Circ. 32,750
Readers 389,398
Price $4,090
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Oregon

Portland & Central Oregon
Portland & Central Oregon
Circ. 40,530
Readers 481,902
Price $4,790
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Pennsylvania

Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Circ. 96,680
Readers 1,149,525
Price $9,360
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Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
Circ. 41,430
Readers 492,603
Price $4,870
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Rhode Island

Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Circ. 11,930
Readers 141,848
Price $2,270
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South Carolina

South Carolina
South Carolina
Circ. 41,070
Readers 488,322
Price $4,840
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South Dakota

North Dakota / South Dakota
North Dakota / South Dakota
Circ. 17,880
Readers 212,593
Price $2,890
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Tennessee

Central Tennessee / Bowling Green, KY
Central Tennessee / Bowling Green, KY
Circ. 25,060
Readers 297,963
Price $4,140
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Eastern Tennessee
Eastern Tennessee
Circ. 26,960
Readers 320,554
Price $3,680
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Greater Memphis
Greater Memphis
Circ. 18,640
Readers 221,630
Price $2,970
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Texas

Austin
Austin
Circ. 18,140
Readers 215,685
Price $2,920
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Dallas / Ft. Worth
Dallas / Ft. Worth
Circ. 78,340
Readers 931,463
Price $7,800
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Houston
Houston
Circ. 59,060
Readers 702,223
Price $6,160
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San Antonio
San Antonio
Circ. 52,880
Readers 628,743
Price $7,910
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Utah

Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City
Circ. 22,750
Readers 270,498
Price $3,280
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Vermont

Vermont / New Hampshire
Vermont / New Hampshire
Circ. 23,210
Readers 275,967
Price $3,320
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Virginia

Norfolk / Richmond
Norfolk / Richmond
Circ. 49,790
Readers 592,003
Price $5,620
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Washington

Central & Eastern Washington
Central & Eastern Washington
Circ. 36,470
Readers 433,628
Price $5,770
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Seattle / Tacoma
Seattle / Tacoma
Circ. 23,010
Readers 273,589
Price $3,810
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Wisconsin

Milwaukee
Milwaukee
Circ. 69,730
Readers 829,090
Price $7,070
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