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The Washington, DC Beacon
Contact Information

The Washington, DC Beacon
P.O. Box 2227
Silver Spring, MD 20915

Phone: 301-949-9766
Fax: 301-949-8966

Publisher: Stuart P. Rosenthal
Advertising Contact: Alan Spiegel
Editor: Barbara Ruben


Reader Age:
45-64 46%
65-74 41%
75+ 13%

Reader Net Worth:
Over 500k 40%
250k - 499k 33%
100k - 249k 14%
Under 100k 13%

Reader Income:
Over $100K 15%
$50-$99,999 50%
$25-$49,999 23%
Under $25,000 12%

Markets Served
Metropolitan Washington, DC (includes Montgomery County, Prince George's County, Washington, DC, & Northern Virginia)
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General Information

Date First Published: November 1989
Publication Format: Tabloid (half fold)
No. Issues/Year: 12
Full Pg Ad Size: 10 x 13-1/2 inches
Spot Color Available: Yes
Process Color Available: Yes
Accepts Pre-Printed Inserts: Yes
1X Full Pg Rate: $4.492; 12x rate = $3,535; full page four color-$200; back cover-$400/four color
Space Reservations: 10th of month previous
Materials Due By: 10th of month previous

The Beacon is a free monthly newspaper in focus for people over 50. Frequency Discounts at 3x, 6x, 12x.

Special Events

50+Expos - Seminars and exhibits, once a year in each of the following areas: Montgomery County & Northern Virginia

50+ Expo - Northern Virginia 10/06/13
50+ Expo - Montgomery County, MD 10/13/13

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The Coachella Valley Beacon
The Howard County Beacon
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