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Email Advertising


An ad in an NCR email is a low-cost, effective way to reach our engaged online audience. Email alerts are delivered to opted-in email subscribers, providing a built-in audience with interest around a particular theme.

Ads in NCR email alerts receive high click rates. Activity reports are provided.

email-refresh-graphic.jpgEmail ads include:
Micro button graphic ad
Ad size: 120 x 60 pixels
File format: jpeg
Maximum file size: 10K

Accompanying your ad is a short text description of your product or service (25 words or 125 characters maximum) with a link to your website.
Note: You can advertise in our emails with the short text and a link only (no graphic).

Breaking news email:
- sent 3-5 times per week
- Cost: $200/week
            Reserve 6 or more consecutive weeks: only $175/week

Columnist emails:
- Sent throughout the week (see list below)
- Cost: $100/week (Two-week minimum)
            Reserve 6 or more weeks: only $75/week

Email ads are due the Wednesday prior to the week your ad begins, 12 noon Central time.
Please note: Email ads are non-commissionable.

Email Alerts
Email alerts are weekly except where noted.

  • Breaking News
    The latest news from the NCR Newsroom: 44,000 recipients, sent 3-5 times per week
  • The Francis Chronicles
    Twice-a-week updates on what Pope Francis is saying and doing: 15,200 recipients
  • Faith and Justice: Fr. Tom Reese's weekly column. 9,500 recipients
  • Spiritual Reflections: 19,800 recipients
  • The Peace Pulpit: Bishop Tom Gumbleton's weekly homily. 15,900 recipients
  • NCR Book Club: 12,400 recipients
  • Soul Seeing: 11,000 recipients
  • Grace on the Margins: Jamie Manson. 8,900 recipients
  • Eco Catholic: 7,600 recipients
  • Young Voices: 7,600 recipients

Contact NCR advertising for information or to place an ad.

Kim Rea, Advertising Director
Call: 1-800-444-8910, ext. 2216