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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.
Plus...
You will receive an “as advertised in” display sign with your first placement.

About People

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.

2018 ADWEEK Hottest Celebrity Magazine
"It was a big year for celebrity and entertainment news thanks to a certain chicken recipe (Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got engaged while cooking it). People magazine capitalized on cultural moments like the royal wedding this summer to hit three record-breaking months in terms of visitors, peaking at 63 million unduplicated, digital unique visitors in June. The magazine took advantage of Meredith’s resources after the Time Inc. acquisition, expanding the People brand with its first podcast series and a prime-time series on Twitter called Chatter."

Readership

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

Editorial Calendar

  • January

    Winter TV Preview
    On Sale Date: 12/27/2019

    Gold Globes picks, and STYLE TRAX: Red Carpet

  • February

    SAG Coverage
    On Sale Date: 1/24/2020

    Oscar Walkup, PEOPLE FOOD/Allrecipes Red Carpet, STYLE TRAX: Red Carpet

  • March

    Celeb Chef Special
    march
  • April

    PEOPLE Planet
    On Sale Date: 4/10/2020

    PEOPLE Country: ACM Coverage

  • May

    Summer Movie Preview
    On Sale Date: 5/1/2020

    Hollywood@Home; Expanded Beauty—Makeup & Skincare

  • June

    PEOPLE General Editorial
    On Sale Date: 6/12/2020
  • July

    Companies That Care
    On Sale Date: 6/26/2020

    PEOPLE FOOD: Wimbledon

  • August

    Olympic Special
    On Sale Date: 7/24/2020
  • September

    Emmy Ballot/Picks/Insider
    On Sale Date: 9/4/2020

    Hollywood@Home

  • October

    Ones To Watch
    On Sale Date: 10/2/2020

    Girls Changing the World

  • November

    Celeb Chef Special
    On Sale Date: 10/23/2020

    SMA Walkup

  • December

    Holiday Gift Guide
    On Sale Date: 11/27/2020

    PEOPLE FOOD—Holiday and Expanded Beauty—Holiday

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.

mag position
64%
front cover
Average ad position
64%
back cover

Sample Issue

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Ad Specs

  • Bleed 9.5" x 11.25"
  • Live Area 6.875" x 10"
  • Resolution 300dpi

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Market

Available Markets

Alabama

Birmingham
Circ

28,200

Readers

335,298

Price

$3,910

Mobile / Montgomery
Circ

17,700

Readers

210,453

Price

$2,990

Arizona

Phoenix / Tucson
Circ

62,300

Readers

740,747

Price

$6,870

Arkansas

Arkansas
Circ

22,800

Readers

271,092

Price

$3,380

California

Greater Los Angeles
Circ

129,800

Readers

1,543,322

Price

$13,080

Greater Sacramento
Circ

41,800

Readers

497,002

Price

$5,160

Greater San Francisco
Circ

82,300

Readers

978,547

Price

$8,710

Orange County
Circ

30,400

Readers

361,456

Price

$4,060

San Diego / Palm Springs
Circ

35,000

Readers

416,150

Price

$4,500

Colorado

Denver / Colorado Springs
Circ

45,900

Readers

545,751

Price

$5,550

Connecticut

Connecticut
Circ

15,900

Readers

189,051

Price

$2,800

Fairfield / Westchester
Circ

25,800

Readers

306,762

Price

$3,670

District Of Columbia

Washington DC Metro
Circ

56,400

Readers

670,596

Price

$6,330

Florida

Jacksonville / Tallahassee
Circ

31,000

Readers

368,590

Price

$4,120

Orlando
Circ

19,600

Readers

233,044

Price

$3,190

South Florida
Circ

48,900

Readers

581,421

Price

$5,840

Tampa / Sarasota
Circ

33,100

Readers

393,559

Price

$4,320

Georgia

Atlanta
Circ

60,400

Readers

718,156

Price

$6,700

Hawaii

Hawaii & Guam
Circ

12,500

Readers

148,625

Price

$2,540

Illinois

Chicago
Circ

66,100

Readers

785,929

Price

$7,220

Indiana

Indiana
Circ

54,200

Readers

644,438

Price

$6,130

Iowa

Cedar Rapids / Des Moines / Omaha
Circ

44,600

Readers

530,294

Price

$5,420

Kentucky

Louisville / Lexington
Circ

29,700

Readers

353,133

Price

$4,050

Louisiana

New Orleans / Baton Rouge
Circ

35,300

Readers

419,717

Price

$4,530

Maine

Maine
Circ

12,900

Readers

153,381

Price

$2,620

Maryland

Baltimore
Circ

38,700

Readers

460,143

Price

$4,860

Massachusetts

Eastern Massachusetts
Circ

50,500

Readers

600,445

Price

$5,930

Western Massachusetts
Circ

7,200

Readers

85,608

Price

$1,700

Michigan

Detroit
Circ

52,800

Readers

627,792

Price

$6,000

Western Michigan & Upper Penninsula
Circ

52,700

Readers

626,603

Price

$5,990

Minnesota

Minneapolis / St. Paul
Circ

45,600

Readers

542,184

Price

$5,520

Mississippi

Mississippi
Circ

22,100

Readers

262,769

Price

$3,310

Missouri

Kansas City
Circ

20,200

Readers

240,178

Price

$3,240

St. Louis
Circ

25,500

Readers

303,195

Price

$3,640

Nebraska

Cedar Rapids / Des Moines / Omaha
Circ

44,600

Readers

530,294

Price

$5,420

Nevada

Las Vegas / Reno
Circ

26,400

Readers

313,896

Price

$3,730

New Hampshire

Vermont / New Hampshire
Circ

20,100

Readers

238,989

Price

$3,240

New Jersey

Greater Southern New Jersey
Circ

32,100

Readers

381,669

Price

$4,220

Northern New Jersey
Circ

39,800

Readers

473,222

Price

$4,960

New Mexico

Albuquerque
Circ

16,200

Readers

192,618

Price

$2,840

New York

Buffalo / Niagra Falls
Circ

11,700

Readers

139,113

Price

$2,430

Capital District / Albany
Circ

10,300

Readers

122,467

Price

$2,270

Fairfield / Westchester
Circ

25,800

Readers

306,762

Price

$3,670

Long Island
Circ

26,700

Readers

317,463

Price

$3,760

Mid Hudson Valley
Circ

9,000

Readers

107,010

Price

$2,010

New York City
Circ

30,700

Readers

365,023

Price

$4,090

Rochester / Syracuse
Circ

25,300

Readers

300,817

Price

$3,620

North Carolina

Asheville / Hickory
Circ

5,800

Readers

68,962

Price

$1,450

Charlotte / Greensboro
Circ

45,500

Readers

540,995

Price

$5,510

Raleigh / Durham
Circ

41,900

Readers

498,191

Price

$5,160

North Dakota

North / South Dakota
Circ

14,500

Readers

172,405

Price

$2,700

Ohio

Cincinnati
Circ

25,200

Readers

299,628

Price

$3,610

Columbus
Circ

21,400

Readers

254,446

Price

$3,250

Northeast Ohio
Circ

41,200

Readers

489,868

Price

$5,100

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City / Tulsa
Circ

36,100

Readers

429,229

Price

$4,610

Oregon

Portland
Circ

32,100

Readers

381,669

Price

$4,220

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia & Eastern Pennsylvania
Circ

80,900

Readers

961,901

Price

$8,590

Western Pennsylvania
Circ

33,900

Readers

403,071

Price

$4,400

Rhode Island

Providence
Circ

10,200

Readers

121,278

Price

$2,250

South Carolina

South Carolina
Circ

44,500

Readers

529,105

Price

$5,410

South Dakota

North / South Dakota
Circ

14,500

Readers

172,405

Price

$2,700

Tennessee

Central Tennessee
Circ

23,500

Readers

279,415

Price

$3,450

Eastern Tennessee
Circ

28,900

Readers

343,621

Price

$3,970

Greater Memphis & Northeast Arkansas
Circ

20,700

Readers

246,123

Price

$3,250

Texas

Austin
Circ

17,100

Readers

203,319

Price

$2,930

Dallas / Ft. Worth
Circ

73,400

Readers

872,726

Price

$7,900

Houston
Circ

50,400

Readers

599,256

Price

$5,900

San Antonio
Circ

35,100

Readers

417,339

Price

$4,510

Utah

Salt Lake City
Circ

22,700

Readers

269,903

Price

$3,370

Vermont

Vermont / New Hampshire
Circ

20,100

Readers

238,989

Price

$3,240

Virginia

Norfolk / Richmond
Circ

49,500

Readers

588,555

Price

$5,890

Washington

Seattle / Tacoma
Circ

24,900

Readers

296,061

Price

$3,580

Spokane
Circ

17,800

Readers

211,642

Price

$3,000

Wisconsin

Milwaukee
Circ

55,300

Readers

657,517

Price

$6,230