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Digital Specifications

  • Submit all file-ready art as JPG or PNG to the dimensions specified below.

  • Do not include crop marks.

  • Files must be RGB at 72 DPI.

  • Files must be non-animated, no GIF, Java, code, or html5 accepted

  • All measurements are in pixels.

  • Ballot Button (350x100)

  • Custom Voting Page (728x180)

  • Digital Display (160x600, 300x250, 728x90)

  • High Impact Slider (1520x580)

  • Jumbo Ads (728x400)

  • Main Category Ad (728x180)

  • Sub-Category Banner (728x180)

Magazine Specifications

  • Submit all file ready art as a PDF to the dimensions specified below.

  • Do not include crop marks.

  • Files must be CMYK at 300 DPI.

  • All black copy needs to be 100% K.

  • We are not responsible for color shifts in artwork submitted in RGB.


Double Truck

(2-Page Spread)

Live Area: 15.75" x 9.875"
Trim: 16.75" x 10.875"
Bleed: 17.25" x 11.375"

Please note the template has critical crossover information.


Full Page

Live Area: 7.375" x 9.875"
Trim: 8.375" x 10.875"
Bleed: 8.875" x 11.375"


2/3 Page

Live Area: 4.35" x 9.875"

Trim: 5.35" x 10.875"
Bleed: 5.85" x 11.375"


1/3 Tall

No Bleed

2.33” x 9.875”


1/3 Square

No Bleed

4.85” x 4.85”


1/6 Page

No Bleed

2.33”x 4.85”

BestNWA In-paper Promo Pages

  • All art should be submitted flat, pdf, minimum of 200dpi, cmyk. 

  • All black type should be the “k” printer only, and NOT rich black.

  • No bleeds.

  • Ads should have a clear demarcation of color background or border around edges. 

  • Advertisers' name must be clear and deliberate.



  • Sunday, October 23


  • Sunday, November 13

  • Sunday, November 20

  • Thursday, November 24

  • Sunday, November 27

  • Sunday, December 4

The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's Best of NWA special promo pages will introduce the contest and categories to readers during nominations and voting. We will be publishing during the Nominations and during the Voting.


Half Page:

(10.5"x10") full color - starting at $1,100

Quarter Page

(5.25"x10") full color - starting at $600

Eighth Page

(5.25"x5") full color - starting at $340

Space Reservations One Week Prior. Materials due 3 days prior to publication

Advertorial* to run in print on page - +$400
Advertorial* to run in print and at BestNWA.com with social media boost - +$895  *1 available per date

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