Taking Reservations to Advertise in Teen Ink's Monthly Print Magazine | Teen Ink

Taking Reservations to Advertise in Teen Ink's Monthly Magazine

5,000 high schools nationwide!
Over 350,000 readers every month!

Editorial Content

Teen Ink is a monthly magazine dedicated to publishing works entirely by teenagers. Each issue includes literary works, opinions, book, movie, and music reviews, poetry, college information, sports, interviews, art, photography and essays on a wide range of personal issues and concerns.


The magazine is delivered in class sets of at least 30 to more than 5,000 public and private schools nationwide.

In addition, we send a copy to every senior and junior high in the country (more than 30,000 schools).

Publishing And Closing Dates

Teen Ink is published monthly September through June. Advertising reservation deadline is the 10th of the month for the following month's issue. Advertising materials must be received by the 15th of the month for the next month's issue. There is no print issue published in July or August.

General Information

The publisher reserves the right to refuse any copy or advertisement that might be inappropriate for teenagers.

Call (617) 964-6800 for more details.

Ad Sizes

King Full Page - 10" x 12.75"
Junior Page - 7.5" x 6"
Half Page - 10" x 6" or 5" x 13"
1/3 page - 7.5" x 6" or 5" x 10"
1/4 page - 5" x 6"
1/6 page - 4.25" square
1/8 page - 5" x 3" or 2.5" x 6"
1/16 page - 2" x 3"

Special College Supplements

In November and April we publish our annual College Issues to coincide with the NACAC National College Fairs. The issues include a Special College Supplement. The regular ad rates and sizes apply. Every month we provide an opportunity for colleges and universities to reach their prime market. Also, hundreds of organizations that provide summer programs for teens find our publication to be effective.

Mechanical Requirements

Magazine Overall Trim: 10 3/4" wide by 13 1/2" deep
King Full Page Bleed: 11 1/4" wide by 14" deep
King Full Page Trim: 10 3/4" wide by 13 1/2" deep
King Full Page Live: 10" wide by 12 3/4" deep

Two Page Spread Bleed: 22" wide by 14" deep
Two Page Spread Trim: 21 1/2" wide by 13 1/2" deep
Two Page Spread Live: 21" wide by 13" deep

Printing: Web Offset, Newsprint
Screens: 85-100 line screen preferred for newsprint.
Line Shot ads: Black and white Lino, Stat or Laser Print.
Half-tones: Film negative with position stats preferred.
Negative: Right reading, emulsion side down.
4-color process: Ads require separations and match print.

1-spot, 2-Spot, 3-Spot and 4 Color Process available.