Advertising Information

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The Leaven offers a full line of newspaper advertising services, including design, copywriting, and layout. Call our representative for more information.

General Policy:
• All advertising is subject to approval before acceptance and any apparent misrepresentation and/or objectionable advertising will be rejected.
• All advertising is subject to editing for the standardization of punctuation, abbreviations, etc.
• Liability for errors shall not exceed the cost of the space occupied by the error. Credit allowances will be made on the first insertion only.
• Should any government body levy a tax on any advertising, the tax will become an additional charge over and above the rate.
• Rates and mechanical requirements are subject to change at the discretion of The Leaven.
• All religious ads must have the name and address of the group printed in the ad.
• All advertisers must make known the following: name, address, and phone number of the individual and organization submitting the ad.
• The Leaven does not accept any political advertising or 900 numbers.

Ads must be a minimum of one inch in depth and in increments of one inch thereafter. Ads that measure less than one inch will be charged for the full one inch.
Standard advertising columns are 2 1/4 inches (14 picas) wide, and can run as deep as 16 inches.
Advertiser must provide original photographs for use in ads.

All advertising will be invoiced per issue. A statement will be generated and mailed at the end of each month.

Ad Closing:
All ads must be received on day and time as indicated below before publication date requested. Ads requiring a proof must be submitted one week in advance of the stated closing.
Classifieds: 12 p.m. Thursday
Display ads: 12 p.m. Thursday
In case of federal holidays on Monday, both classified and display ads are due by 5 p.m. Wednesday.

The Leaven Display Advertising Rates
(effective 07/01/2011)

Size   Rate 
Full page $1696
Half page $848 
Qtr. page $424
2 x 6 $318
2 x 5 $265
2 x 4 $212
2 x 3 $159
2 x 2 $106
1 x 2  $53
1 x 1 $26.50


Classified rates: $17.50 per column inch, five lines or less. Each additional line: $1.50. Each line approximately 30 characters.

The Leaven
12615 Parallel Parkway
Kansas City, Kansas 66109