American Press

About American Press

Operating since: 1895

City Where Main Office is Located: 

Lake Charles

Parish: 

Calcasieu

Parishes With Significant Distribution: 

Calcasieu, Beauregard, Cameron, Jeff Davis, Vernon, Allen

Physical Address: 

4900 U.S. 90 East

Lake Charles, LA 70615

Mailing Address: 

Same

General Email Address:

news@americanpress.com

Website:

www.americanpress.com

Year Established: 

1895

Ownership: 

Shearman Company LLC

 

MARKET/COMMUNITY OVERVIEW

The American Press is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year as the eyes and ears of Southwest Louisiana. Under the Shearman family, the American Press has shined among Louisiana newspapers, earning Pulitzer Prize nominations for reporting and photography and winning hundreds of national and regional awards for its journalism. The newspaper serves a six-parish area — Calcasieu, Cameron, Allen, Beauregard, Jeff Davis and Vernon.

 

PUBLICATION DAYS & DISTRIBUTION

Days Published Per Week: 7

Days Published: Sun., Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat.

Delivery Methods: Carrier, Mail, Racks, Online PDFs

Avg. Weekly Circulation: 17,642

Avg. Circulation Sunday: 19,129

Circulation Verification: AAM

 
 

PRESS RELEASE CONTACT INFO

Attention Editor

news@americanpress.com

(337) 494-4083

 
 

PUBLIC NOTICE INFO

Tami DeMary

legals@americanpress.com

(337) 494-4039

 
 

CIRCULATION CUSTOMER SERVICE

circulation@americanpress.com

(337) 494-4039

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PRINT AD MECHANICAL INFORMATION

  • Printed (Image) Page Overall Dimension: 11.75" x 21.5"
  • Single Display Column Width: ) 1.85"
  • Space Between Display Columns: .125 "
  • Single Class Display Column Width: 1.113"
  • Space Between Class Display Columns:  0.694"
  • Max Height Any Display Ad: 21.5"
  • Ads Less Than Full Height Billed to Nearest: Other: 21.5"

PRINT ADVERTISING INFORMATION

  • Print Ad Deadlines: 3 business days prior to publication
  • Email Address to Submit Ads:  ads@americanpress.com
  • Preferred Format for Display Ads:  PDF

PRINT ADVERTISING GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Print Advertising Contact Phone Number:   (337) 494-4095
  • Print Advertising Contact Email Address:  kcole@americanpress.com

CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING GENERAL INFORMATION

SPECIAL AD FORMATS & ZONES  

  • Special Ad Formats Available: Front Page Stick-On Notes Spadia Wraps Front Page Ears or Strips
  • Are Zoned Editions of Main Pub Offered?  Yes

PREPRINT INFORMATION

  • Preprint Delivery Deadline: 7 days prior to publication
  • Preprint Delivery Requirements: Skids or boxes
  • Preprint Delivery Address: 4900 U.S. 90 East, Lake Charles, LA 70615
  • Preprint General Info Phone: (337) 494-4095
  • Preprint General Info Email: preprints@americanpress.com

          

DIGITAL ADVERTISING GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Website URL/Address:  www.americanpress.com
  • Digital Ads Available:  Yes
  • Digital Ad General Info Phone:  (337) 494-4095
  • Digital Ad General Info Email Address:  majoraccountsales@americanpress.com
  • Avg. Unique Visitors Per Month:  128,000
  • Avg. Monthly Page Views:  350,000
  • Extended Digital Ad Network: No
  • Digital Ad Sizes Accepted:  300 x 250 and 300 x 600 
  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other

Bureaus Doris Maricle American Press Jeff Davis/Allen Parish Bureau 203 East Nezpique Street Room 103-B Zigler Tower Jennings, LA 70546 Phone (337) 821-5309 Fax (337) 821-5317

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