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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/commentary emails:
- sent 3-5 times per week
- Cost: $150/week
            $110/week if you reserve 6 or more consecutive weeks

Columnist emails:
- various send schedules (see below)
- Cost: $100/week
            $75/week if you reserve 6 or more consecutive weeks
            $50/week if you reserve 12 or more consecutive weeks

Email ads are due the Thursday 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: 32,400 recipients, sent 3-5 times per week


  • Making a Difference
    Reflections on social justice by Tony Magliano: 2,500
    recipients (biweekly)
  • Parish Diary
    Reflections on parish life from Fr. Peter Daly: 2,400
    recipients (biweekly)


  • On the Road to Peace
    John Dear, SJ: 11,000
  • Conversations with Sr. Camille
    Interviews with Catholics around the country: 2,100
    recipients (biweekly)
  • Soul Seeing
    Spiritual reflections by various authors: 4,400
    recipients (biweekly)
  • Eco Catholic
    An exploration of ecological spirituality: 3,900


  • Grace on the Margins
    Jamie Manson: 5,000
  • NCR Book Club: 7,400 recipients


  • The Peace Pulpit
    Transcribed homilies from Bishop Thomas Gumbleton: 11,300
  • Young Voices
    Kate Childs Graham, April Gutierrez, Chase Nordengren, Jocelyn Sideco, Nicole Sotelo, Mike Sweitzer-Beckman
    : 3,900 recipients


  • All Things Catholic
    Senior correspondent John L. Allen, Jr.: 20,000


  • Spiritual Reflections: 13,700 recipients

Contact NCR  advertising for information or to place an ad.

Terri Lynn, Advertising Consultant
Call: 1-800-444-8910, ext. 2214
Fax: 816-968-2268