To download our current Media Kit, click here.

If you are interested in advertising in the International Examiner, please contact our Community Relations Manager (Lexi Potter) by email at


Reasons to Advertise

According to a recent United Way survey, the International Examiner was the most-read non-daily publication among Asian Americans in the Pacific Northwest. With over 400,000 Asian-Pacific Islanders living in the Greater Seattle area, APIs are the largest minority ethnic group.

Public and private entities use the IE to:

  • Connect with a high-earning and brand-loyal niche market.
  • Build a reputation as a business or agency invested in communities of color.
  • Recruit from an educated and skilled pool of Asian-Pacific Islander American employees and contractors.
  • Reach limited English speakers through our second- and third-generation API readers.


Special Issues

The International Examiner publishes special issues focusing on Arts, Culture, History, Education, Health, Employment, and Social Justice.

To learn more about our special issues or inquire about coordinating a special issue with the IE, please contact


Community Resource Directory

Become part of our community resource directory! The listing will run each issue and costs $250 for 24 issues (one year). All listings also appear for 12 months online at Total amount can be pro-rated for the year; the IE is able to offer nonprofit discounts.

Download our enrollment form here.


Classified Advertising in Print

Classifieds are neatly formatted and checked for accuracy. $6 per line in our column inch (2.375″), $10.50 per bold line, $12 for logos or boxes. Send listings via email to We will send back a quote and copy to proof within 48 hours.

Online Classifieds

For $95, online classifieds appear on our website at for one month. As part of this fee, the online classified will also appear permanently as an individual web post in our community section. The link to the online classified’s web post will also appear on the International Examiner’s social media feeds (Facebook, Twitter, and Google+).

To learn more about our classified advertising options, click here.


Production Requirements

All artwork must be submitted digitally to the International Examiner by the Thursday before publication. Files should be submitted in .pdf, .jpg, or .tif format with a minimum resolution of 300 pixels per inch, grayscale if black-and-white.


The deadline for ad space reservation is the Tuesday of the week before publication. Ad artwork is due the Thursday of the week before publication. Deadlines are subject to change; advertisers will be informed a week before a changed deadline.

Reduction/Enlargement Charges

Ads should be built to exact dimensions. Ads that do not meet size specifications will have a surcharge of $25 to cover enlargement or reduction.


Advertisers must notify us of cancellations by 5 p.m. the Thursday before publication. Cancellations after are subject to a charge of 50% of the ad’s value.

Late Charges

A fee of 5% of the ad’s value will be billed for materials that arrive past scheduled materials deadline. A $20 fee will be charged for changes made to classified ads 48 hour or less before issue is released.

Billing and Payment

Prepayment for new accounts is required until credit is established. Payment is due upon receipt. Past due accounts will be charged 18% per annum after 30 days.

Printing Specifications

The International Examiner is printed on 30# newsprint with an 85 lines per inch screen. Page Size: 11.375″w x 14″h (standard tabloid size), Printable Area: 10″w x 12.75″h.