Print and Online Advertising

Athens Parent MagazineOver 97% of Athens-Oconee Parent Magazines are picked up or sent directly to parents through schools and childcare centers

Athens-Oconee Parent Magazine is dedicated to providing valuable information to area families that will promote parent/child interaction, community involvement and provide a resource for parents and families.

Athens-Oconee Parent's distribution of 6,500 per issue utilizes free pickup locations wherever parents and kids will be - grocery stores, day care centers, libraries, doctors' offices, retail stores, schools and more.

A family favorite for over fifteen years, Athens-Oconee Parent Magazine has become an established community resource. With a coverage area that includes Athens-Clarke, Oconee, Jackson, Barrow and Madison counties readers from five counties have access to local events, articles and news that is important to families.

Rates and Deadlines

Print advertising rates are listed below. Online advertising rates available on the right side of this page.

Advertising Contacts

Print advertising: Contact about advertising in the Athens-Oconee Parent Magazine

Online advertising: Contact about web advertising on this website

Editorial Policy

Athens-Oconee Parent Magazine has a valued history of editorial integrity and proudly supports the position of the American Society of Magazine Editors:

For magazines to be trusted by consumers and to endure as brands, readers must be assured of their editorial integrity. With that core conviction in mind, the American Society of Magazine Editors for over two decades has issued guidelines to make sure that the difference between advertising and editorial content is transparent to readers and that there is no advertiser influence or pressure on editorial independence.


Publication Schedule

Theme Month Deadline
Education January/February November 25
Health/Summer Camps I March/April January 30
Family Fun & Summer Camps II May/June March 30
Back-to-School July/August June 25
Birthday Parties September/October July 30
Holiday November/December September 30

Print Advertising Rates

Ad Size Per issue rate with 1-2 issue commitment* Per issue rate with 3-5 issue commitment* Per issue rate with 6 issue commitment*
Full $950 $900 $850
1/2 $600 $580 $550
1/3 $440 $420 $400
1/4 $400 $375 $350
1/6 $275 $250 $225
1/12 $145 $135 $125

*Rate per issue with agreement

All ads appear in our popular online edition at athensparent.com and is available on computers and mobile devices.

All ads are full 4-color process; black & white ads accepted and billed at above rates

Print Ad Sizes
Full Page 8.625"W x 11.125"H
trims to 8.375"W x 10.875"H;
keep text .25" from trim
1/2 Island 4.875"W x 7.5"H
1/2 Horizontal 7.5"W x 4.875"H
1/2 True Vertical 3.625"W x 10"H
1/3 Square 4.875"W x 4.875"H
1/3 Vertical 2.375"W x 10"H
1/4 Vertical 3.625"W x 4.875"H
1/6 Vertical 2.375"W x 4.875"H
1/6 Horizontal 4.875"H x 2.375"H
1/12 Square 2.375"W x 2.375"H

For additional information about advertising in Athens-Oconee Parent magazine or on AthensParent.com, please contact our advertising department by sending an e-mail to ads@athensparent.com