Chicago Reader
  • 350 North Orleans Street
  • 10th Floor
  • Chicago, Illinois 60654
  • Phone: (312) 222-6920
  • Fax: (312) 321-9613
  • Circulation: 90,000 (as of June 2014)
  • Audited By: Verified Audit Circulation
  • Publication Day: Every Wednesday/Thursday
  • Market Served: Chicago
  • National Advertising: Voice Media Group
Chicago Reader, a pioneer of the weekly alternative press, is one of the largest and most successful AAN publications, recognized throughout the industry for both editorial excellence and advertising impact. It publishes an average of 100 pages per week in a tabloid format that enables advertisers to target consumers based on their lifestyle and affinity, including nightlife, dining, culture and more. The Reader's compelling cover stories and award-winning writing engage Chicago's most sophisticated opinion leaders and out-going adults. Notably, for four decades, Chicago Reader has maintained its position as a premier media choice for the both recent and longstanding city dwellers.

As a print and digital brand, Chicago Reader reaches 670,000 youthful adults over the course of four weeks. 1 in 3 readers are age 21-34 and 66% of readers are age 21-49.
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Recent AAN Awards

2010 Arts Feature, Honorable Mention (Circulation Above 50000) by Jake Austen
2010 Column-Political, 1st Place (tie) (Circulation Above 50000) by Ben Joravsky
2010 Public Service, 2nd Place (Circulation Above 50000) by Ben Joravsky
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 21-34 (35.0%)
 21-49 (66.0%)

 F: 47%
 M: 53%
Attended College:

Occupation Median Household Income:

Source: The Media Audit, Mar-May 2010


Title Name Email address*
Editor Jake Malooley ---
Art Director Paul John Higgins ---
Digital Sales Manager Brad Winckler ---
Marketing Director Kristen Kaza ---
Senior Editor Michael Miner ---
Staff Writer J.R. Jones ---
Online Producer John Dunlevy ---
Project Assistant Joshua Sumner ---
New Business Development Strategist Michael Anderson ---
Staff Writer Mike Sula ---
senior writer Steve Bogira ---
Advertising Director R.J. Flowers ---
Digital Content Editor Tal Rosenberg ---
Social Media Coordinator Ryan Smith ---
Social Media Manager Gwynedd Stuart ---

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The Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co. front man produced a prodigious catalog of stark and heartbreaking music. Then he disappeared.
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