Montgomery Magazine is an engaging lifestyle magazine that celebrates the diversity and unique character – as well as unique characters – of Montgomery County, Maryland. It offers readers and residents infotainment – a splashy combination of lively information and spirited entertainment. Montgomery Magazine offers county businesses a direct connection to some of the nation's most discerning customers.

Download a PDF version of the 2018 Media Kit (includes rate card and ad specs)

Montgomery Magazine has a unique perspective on the local matters that are most important today.

2018-2019 Special Sections
February/March 2018: Summer Camps / Event and Party Planner
April/May 2018: Home and Garden / Home Improvement
June/July 2018: Outdoor Dining /  Senior Living and Services
August/September 2018: Best of Montgomery County Issue
October/November 2018: Financial, Legal and Accounting Services
December/January 2019: Private Schools / Women's Health and Wellness

Circulation & Distribution
Montgomery Magazine is Montgomery County's fastest growing lifestyle magazine and has an estimated readership of 55,000.

The magazine guarantees that 22,000+ copies are mailed to subscribers and prospects and that additional copies are available in select retail stores in Montgomery County.

USPS receipts and a publisher's distribution statement are available from your marketing manager. An independent circulation audit is scheduled for late 2017.

Montgomery Magazine has a lively, monthly e-newsletter that extends the magazine's brand and provides advertisers another platform to connect with readers.

Who better to tell the story of you and your business than you? After an interview and photo session in your office, Montgomery Magazine will write a brief profile and submit it (and the photo) for your approval. Your profile will appear in Montgomery Magazine and online at

Full page: 260 words plus photo - $1,995
Half page: 130 words plus photo - $1,195

February - March 2018
Ad Space January 5
Ad Materials January 8
Mail Date January 30
April - May 2018
Ad Space March 9
Ad Materials March 12
Mail Date March 29
June - July 2018
Ad Space May 4
Ad Materials May 7
Mail Date May 30
August- September 2018
Ad Space July 6
Ad Materials July 9
Mail Date July 30
October - November 2018
Ad Space September 7
Ad Materials September 10
Mail Date September 28
December - January 2019
Ad Space November 9
Ad Materials November 12
Mail Date November 29
Ad Specs & Design
FULL PAGE - (no bleed)7.5"w x 10"h
FULL PAGE - (bleed)8.25"w x 10.75"h†
2/3 PAGE - VERTICAL4.6"w x 9.5"h
1/2 PAGE - VERTICAL3.375"w x 9.5"h
1/2 PAGE - HORIZONTAL7"w x 4.625"h
1/3 PAGE - VERTICAL2.25"w x 9.5"
1/3 PAGE - SQUARE4.6"w x 4.625"h
1/4 PAGE - VERTICAL3.375"w x 4.625"h
1/6 PAGE - VERTICAL2.25"w x 4.625"h
1/6 PAGE - HORIZONTAL4.6"w x 2.15"h

†BLEED SIZE: 8.25”w x 10.75”h
(extend bleeds 1/8” beyond trim on all sides)
Live Area: 7.25”w x 9.75”h (recommended to keep
all logos/text within Live Area)
Trim Size: 8”w x 10.5”h

New Ad: 1/2 Page and larger $155
1/3 Page and smaller $100

Ad Change:
1/2 Page and larger $65
1/3 Page and smaller $55
Design time over 1 hour is billed at $75 per hour. Ads requiring custom artwork or photo research and usage will be charged accordingly.

1/2 Page and larger $110
1/3 Page and smaller $85

Professional ad agencies will receive a 15% discount for camera-ready, to spec, digital artwork.

We prefer files as high resolution (300 dpi minimum) PDFs, however we will accept TIFF, EPS, JPG files via Email, CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive. Files too large for email can be sent using a free FTP service such as or

All images MUST BE IN CMYK format. Black text below 8 pts must be 100% BLACK ONLY – not a CMYK build. Reverse text (white text on dark background) should be 8 pts+ and a bold font.

Please create outlines for all text or EMBED all fonts.


Montgomery Writes

WHERE ARE YOU?You need to get off the beaten path to find this piece of Montgomery County history, but the red sandstone should be your first clue. Photograph by Ryan Cogswell

One winner will be randomly selected from all correct answers received by May 10.
Jono Sirovatka of Bethesda recognized the bridge over the Fishladder Channel of the Potomac between Olmstead Island and the C&O Canal and wins the framed print.
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