Metro Silicon Valley

metroactive.com
  • 550 S. First St.
  • San Jose, California 95113
  • Phone: (408) 298-8000
  • Fax: (408) 298-0602
  • Circulation: 60,000 (as of June 2014)
  • Audited By: Verified Audit Circulation
  • Publication Day: Every Wednesday
  • Market Served: Santa Clara County (Silicon Valley), San Jose
  • National Advertising: Voice Media Group
  • Publishing Group: Metro Newspapers
Metro was founded in San Jose, Calif., in 1985 and is Santa Clara County's largest weekly newspaper. Metro targets the most desirable consumer-spending segment in one of the nation's wealthiest metropolitan areas -- Silicon Valley. Metro focuses on the 18-to 44-year-old demographic, the years of rising careers and incomes, and its readers spend an estimated $6.5 billion annually. Each Wednesday, Metro delivers a compelling, engaging package of news, arts and lifestyle features, contemporary graphics and comprehensive entertainment and dining listings to more than 2,300 distribution points countywide. The circulation program is carefully monitored and fully audited by Verified Audit Circulation.
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Recent AAN Awards

2005 Editorial Layout, Honorable Mention (Circulation Above 50000) by Kara Brown
2000 Cartoon, 1st Place (Circulation Above 54000) by Steven DeCinzo
1997 Editorial Layout, 2nd Place (Circulation Above 54000) by Donald Long
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Demographics

Age

 18-34 (37.2%)
 25-49 (56.1%)
Gender

 F: 34.7%
 M: 65.3%

Source: Media Audit, Fall 2005

Staff

Title Name Email address*
CEO / Executive Editor Dan Pulcrano ---
CEO / Executive Editor Dan Pulcrano ---
Managing Editor / Arts Editor Michael S. Gant ---
Design Director Kara Brown ---
Display Advertising Sales Manager John Haugh ---
Contributing Editor Richard von Busack ---
Office Manager Dave Miller ---
Circulation Specialist Lazaro Cardenas ---
Assistant to the Executive Editor Aimee Escobar ---
Digital Marketing Specialist Carl Foisy ---

* email addresses available to members only

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Recent Articles

Santa Clara County Official Pleads Guilty to All Charges

Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors President George Shirkawa pleaded guilty to all 12 charges against him. A Metro Silicon Valley investigation first exposed Shirkawa's actions in September 2012.
Metro Silicon Valley  |  Josh Koehn  |  03-18-2013  |  Crime & Justice

Roll Numbers

ANTI-DRUG ADS have long portrayed pot smokers as lazy and unmotivated. But given the announcement by medical cannabis supporters at a press conference last Friday, that old stereotype needs some revising. Faced with what they called a back-door ban of San Jose's collectives, the barely month-old Citizens Coalition for Patient Care (CCPC) turned in more than 47,000 signatures to the city clerk that morning, well over the 29,653 signatures needed for a referendum against regulations the City Council passed in September.
Metro Silicon Valley  |  Ted Cox  |  11-03-2011  |  Drugs
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