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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 84.91% of total readership (newsstand copies not included).

This magazine is published weekly. Your ad will typically appear in the third or fourth weekly issue of the month you've selected, however that is subject to change without prior notice.
Proof of Performance
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About Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated captures the intensity, passion and drama of the sports world every week. With in-depth reporting and unparalleled behind-the-scenes access this magazine continues to be the predominant sports publication in print journalism.

Readership

  • Age 43
  • Female 20%
  • Male 79%
  • Med. Household income $74,627

Editorial Calendar

  • February 2021

    NFL Playoffs
    On Sale Date: 1/26/2021
  • March 2021

    NBA/NCAA Basketball Coverage
    On Sale Date: 2/23/2021
  • April 2021

    NBA/NHL Playoff Preview
    On Sale Date: 3/23/2021
  • May 2021

    NFL Draft Preview
    On Sale Date: 4/27/2021
  • June 2021

    MLB Coverage
    On Sale Date: 5/25/2021
  • July 2021

    Theme to be determined
    On Sale Date: 6/22/2021
  • August 2021

    The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
    On Sale Date: 7/27/2021
  • September 2021

    Theme to be determined
    On Sale Date: 8/17/2021
  • October 2021

    NFL & College Football Coverage
    On Sale Date: 9/28/2021
  • November 2021

    NFL & College Football Coverage
    On Sale Date: 10/26/2021
  • December 2021

    Theme to be determined
    On Sale Date: 11/23/2021

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
82%
front cover
Average ad position
82%
back cover

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Ad Specs

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

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