The Prospector

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Our print publication

The Prospector continually looks for ways to keep our audience engaged and we keep up with the latest college media trends. Our tabloid size of 10”x16” with a half fold is compact, has a clean design and delivers the latest news to the UTEP community.

The Prospector prints 5,000 issues every week and is distributed in over 60 locations on our beautiful Bhutanese-inspired campus and key community locations off campus. Every student has easy access to our publication.


Rates and Sizes

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We have the right size to fit your needs.

 

 

 

Front Page Advertising Banner Sample
Front Page Advertising Banner Sample

Pop out on our front page!

Front Page Single

Front Page Banner Sample

5 columns x 3 in (10”x3”)

$500

 

Full Page Ad Sample
Full Page Ad Sample 5 columns by 16 inches

 

Get all the attention with a full page ad!

Full Page

5 columns x 10 in (10”x16”)

$600

 

The ultimate! Get your ad on The Prospector’s center spread.

Two Page Spread Ad Sample

 

2 Page Spread

8 columns x 10 in (21”x16”)

$1200

 

Half Page Ad Sample

Half Page Horizontal

5 columns x 8 in (10”x8”)

$300

 

 

Quarter Page Ad Sample

Quarter Page

3 columns x 7 in

$150

 

 

 

Other Sizes

Eighth Page Ad

2 columns x 5″ = $100

Prospector Mini

2 columns x 2″ = $50


Color Rates

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Full Page: $100 per ad

Half Page: $75 per ad

Quarter page or less: $50 per ad

Columns(in inches):
1 column = 1.867” = 11p2

2 columns = 3.9” = 23p4

3 columns = 5.933” = 35p6

4 columns = 7.967” = 47p11

5 columns = 10″ = 60p0

Frequency Discounts

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The Prospector Frequency Discounts
  • 5 – 9 ads = 10% discount
  • 10 – 14 ads = 15% discount
  • 15 – 19 ads = 20% discount
  • 20 or more ads = 25% discount

Submitting Electronic Files

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Electronic files are accepted in the following formats:

EPS/TIFF (high resolution, at least 300 dpi, actual size)
PDF (preferred)
High Resolution .JPEG

2019 – 2020 Publication Schedule

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*Due to the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic and the irregular on-campus class schedule, The Prospector will not be printing regularly. The printing schedule will remain TBD. Digital PDF versions will be produced to compliment online content.

August 2020 – May 2020 Publication Schedule:

August 2020 Issue – Orientation/Back to School/Fall Guide (Printed Issue)

Sept. 8, 2020 – Digital PDF: Career Issue

Sept. 22, 2020 – The Giving Issue (20% ad revenue will go to Food Pantry)

Oct. 6, 2020 – Homecoming Issue

Oct. 20, 2020 – Election Issue

Nov. 3, 2020 – Basketball Issue

Nov. 17, 2020 – Graduation Issue

 

Orientation 2021 – The Orientation issue is given to every student attending New Student Orientation from March – August)

 

If classes are going to be held on campus, The Prospector will begin printing bi-weekly. If classes are continued to be held remotely, printing will be decided during the semester. Digital PDFs will continue to be produced with the following schedule.

    

Jan. 19, 2021: Welcome Back Issue

Feb. 2, 2021: Love Issue

Feb.16, 2021: Arts & Entertainment

March 2, 2021: Women’s Issue

March 23, 2021 Spring Fashion Issue

April 6, 2021: Wellness Issue

April 20, 2021

May 4, 2021: Graduation Issue

Assayer of Student Opinion.
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