Want to reach more than 16,000 college students?

The Eastern Progress can help.

Our award-winning newspaper and website offers a variety of ways to promote your message to Eastern Kentucky University’s student body.

The Eastern Progress newspaper

Full color ads on all pages

Whether you go big or small, The Eastern Progress can help you get your message before thousands of students, EKU employees and alumns.

Free customized design

Need help with your design? No problem. We have a talented in-house staff of designers who will customize your advertisement free of charge.

Distributed at high-traffic spots

Every Thursday, we distribute 6,000 issues to newsstands at select locations, both on-campus and around Richmond.

The Eastern Progress website

Reach online readers

Our newspaper website, easternprogress.com, offers a great way to get your message to those on the go, reading from computers, tablets and smart phones.

Free web ad design

Our design team will help build an online ad that fits your needs and generates traffic to your website or online storefront.

Package deals for bundling print & online

Want to reach widest audience possible? Try one of our package deals to reach both print and online readers–and save money in the process.

Print ads: Sizing and costs


Sizing specifications

Resolution for all advertisements should be 225 dpi 

Full page

10″ width × 21.5″ height

Half page

10″ width × 10.7″ height

1/4 page

4.9″ width × 10.7″ height

1/6 page

4.9″ width × 7.2″ height

1/8 page

4.9″ width × 5.4″ height

1/16 page

3.2″ width × 3.2″ height


10″ width × 4″ height

Online ads: Sizing and costs


Sizing specifications

Resolution for all advertisements should be 72 pixels per inch

Box Ad

minimum width: 280 pixels

Banner Ad

minimum width: 942 pixels


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Pay your advertising bill online

If you’d like to make an online payment, just click here to get started.

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Need some help?

Talk to our business manager

Samantha Dodson
Combs Building, Room 326
Richmond, KY 40475
(859) 622-1881
cell (859) 644-0159