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The Howard County, MD Beacon
Contact Information

The Howard County, MD Beacon
P.O. Box 2227
Silver Spring, MD 20915

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

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


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

Readers' Net Worth
Over $500K 40%
$250K-$499K 33%
$100K-$249K 14%
Under $100K 13%

Readers' Income
Over $100K 15%
$50K-$99K 50%
$25K-$49K 23%
Under $25K 12%

Markets Served
Howard County, MD
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General Information

Date First Published: April, 2011
Publication Format: Tabloid (Half-Fold)
No. Issues/Year: 12
Full Pg Ad Size: 10 5/32" x 13 1/2 "
Spot Color Available: Yes
Process Color Available: Yes
Accepts Pre-Printed Inserts: Yes
1X Full Pg Rate: $1,470; 12x - $1,103; Full Page four color - $200; Back Cover four color - $250
Space Reservations: 5th of the prior month
Materials Due By: 5th of the prior month

The Howard County Beacon is a free, monthly newspaper in focus for people over 50 distributed in Howard County, MD.

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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