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What’s Included

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

    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

Ad Placement

Where this publisher positions local ads fluctuates from month to month. This represents the average placement 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 300%

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Market

Available Markets

Alabama

Alabama
Circ

35,000

Readers

416,150

Price

$4,290

Southern Alabama
Circ

5,680

Readers

67,535

Price

$1,450

Arizona

Arizona
Circ

64,220

Readers

763,576

Price

$6,600

Arkansas

Arkansas
Circ

20,410

Readers

242,675

Price

$3,060

California

Greater Los Angeles
Circ

136,360

Readers

1,621,320

Price

$12,730

Greater Sacramento
Circ

44,000

Readers

523,160

Price

$5,100

Greater San Francisco
Circ

94,400

Readers

1,122,416

Price

$9,170

Orange County
Circ

36,490

Readers

433,866

Price

$4,430

San Diego / Palm Springs
Circ

39,040

Readers

464,186

Price

$6,190

Colorado

Colorado
Circ

60,290

Readers

716,848

Price

$6,270

Connecticut

Fairfield / Westchester
Circ

39,440

Readers

468,942

Price

$6,250

Hartford / New Haven / Waterbury
Circ

32,680

Readers

388,565

Price

$5,170

District Of Columbia

Washington DC Metro
Circ

66,660

Readers

792,587

Price

$6,810

Florida

Greater Tampa
Circ

47,540

Readers

565,251

Price

$7,530

Orlando
Circ

30,840

Readers

366,688

Price

$3,920

Panhandle & Northeast Florida
Circ

42,690

Readers

507,584

Price

$6,760

South Florida
Circ

76,410

Readers

908,515

Price

$7,640

Georgia

Atlanta
Circ

62,270

Readers

740,390

Price

$6,440

Hawaii

Hawaii & Guam
Circ

12,620

Readers

150,052

Price

$2,400

Illinois

Chicago
Circ

104,600

Readers

1,243,694

Price

$10,030

Indiana

Indiana
Circ

54,530

Readers

648,362

Price

$5,780

Iowa

Iowa / Nebraska / Quad Cities
Circ

56,360

Readers

670,120

Price

$5,930

Kentucky

Kentucky
Circ

29,890

Readers

355,392

Price

$3,950

Louisiana

Louisiana
Circ

35,280

Readers

419,479

Price

$5,590

Maine

Maine
Circ

13,940

Readers

165,747

Price

$2,400

Maryland

Baltimore / Eastern Shore / Suburban Maryland
Circ

41,450

Readers

492,841

Price

$4,870

Massachusetts

Eastern Massachusetts
Circ

71,550

Readers

850,730

Price

$7,220

Western Massachusetts
Circ

9,320

Readers

110,815

Price

$1,940

Michigan

Detroit
Circ

54,070

Readers

642,892

Price

$5,740

Western Michigan & Upper Penninsula
Circ

54,040

Readers

642,536

Price

$5,740

Minnesota

Minneapolis / St. Paul
Circ

61,740

Readers

734,089

Price

$6,390

Mississippi

Mississippi
Circ

18,710

Readers

222,462

Price

$2,980

Missouri

Eastern Missouri
Circ

34,330

Readers

408,184

Price

$4,230

Kansas City
Circ

28,190

Readers

335,179

Price

$3,790

Nebraska

Iowa / Nebraska / Quad Cities
Circ

56,360

Readers

670,120

Price

$5,930

Nevada

Nevada
Circ

26,960

Readers

320,554

Price

$3,680

New Hampshire

Vermont / New Hampshire
Circ

23,210

Readers

275,967

Price

$3,320

New Jersey

E. Central & Northern NJ
Circ

76,840

Readers

913,628

Price

$7,670

Southern New Jersey
Circ

28,090

Readers

333,990

Price

$3,780

New Mexico

New Mexico
Circ

15,670

Readers

186,316

Price

$2,700

New York

Buffalo / Niagra Falls
Circ

15,270

Readers

181,560

Price

$2,630

Capital District / Albany
Circ

13,830

Readers

164,439

Price

$2,380

Fairfield / Westchester
Circ

39,440

Readers

468,942

Price

$6,250

Long Island
Circ

38,880

Readers

462,283

Price

$4,640

New York City
Circ

60,550

Readers

719,940

Price

$6,290

Rochester / Syracuse
Circ

33,070

Readers

393,202

Price

$4,120

North Carolina

Asheville/Hickory
Circ

6,340

Readers

75,383

Price

$1,450

Charlotte / Greensboro
Circ

44,210

Readers

525,657

Price

$5,120

Raleigh / Durham
Circ

41,950

Readers

498,786

Price

$4,920

North Dakota

North Dakota / South Dakota
Circ

17,880

Readers

212,593

Price

$2,890

Ohio

Cincinnati
Circ

29,370

Readers

349,209

Price

$3,900

Columbus
Circ

24,670

Readers

293,326

Price

$3,460

Northeast Ohio
Circ

46,540

Readers

553,361

Price

$5,330

Oklahoma

Oklahoma
Circ

32,750

Readers

389,398

Price

$4,090

Oregon

Portland
Circ

40,530

Readers

481,902

Price

$4,790

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia & Eastern Pennsylvania
Circ

96,680

Readers

1,149,525

Price

$9,360

Western Pennsylvania
Circ

41,430

Readers

492,603

Price

$4,870

Rhode Island

Rhode Island
Circ

11,930

Readers

141,848

Price

$2,270

South Carolina

South Carolina
Circ

41,070

Readers

488,322

Price

$4,840

South Dakota

North Dakota / South Dakota
Circ

17,880

Readers

212,593

Price

$2,890

Tennessee

Central Tennessee
Circ

25,060

Readers

297,963

Price

$4,140

Eastern Tennessee
Circ

26,960

Readers

320,554

Price

$3,680

Greater Memphis & Northeast Arkansas
Circ

18,640

Readers

221,630

Price

$2,970

Texas

Austin
Circ

18,140

Readers

215,685

Price

$2,920

Dallas / Ft. Worth
Circ

78,340

Readers

931,463

Price

$7,800

Houston
Circ

59,060

Readers

702,223

Price

$6,160

West Texas
Circ

52,880

Readers

628,743

Price

$7,910

Utah

Utah
Circ

22,750

Readers

270,498

Price

$3,280

Vermont

Vermont / New Hampshire
Circ

23,210

Readers

275,967

Price

$3,320

Virginia

Norfolk / Richmond
Circ

49,790

Readers

592,003

Price

$5,620

Washington

Seattle / Tacoma
Circ

23,010

Readers

273,589

Price

$3,810

Spokane
Circ

36,470

Readers

433,628

Price

$5,770

Wisconsin

Wisconsin & Upper Peninsula
Circ

69,730

Readers

829,090

Price

$7,070