Philadelphia City Paper
  • 30 S. 15th St., 14th Floor
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102
  • Phone: (215) 735-8444
  • Fax: (215) 735-8535
  • Circulation: 75,795 (as of June 2012)
  • Audited By: Verified Audit Circulation
  • Publication Day: Every Thursday
  • Market Served: Greater Philadelphia, South Jersey, Delaware
  • National Advertising: Alternative Weekly Network
City Paper, Philadelphia's original alternative newsweekly, has the largest readership* of any newsweekly in the region. City Paper is available on nearly every street corner in Center City, in select retail and entertainment locations as well as in select neighborhoods, surrounding suburbs, South Jersey, and northern Delaware. For readers, City Paper delivers fearless, powerfully presented, award-winning news and entertainment coverage along with a comprehensive event listings package -- just in time for the weekend. For advertisers, City Paper offers a cross-section of the most active "Influentials" in the region, at an extremely cost-effective rate.

* Source: Media Audit Report, Jan-Feb/ Jun-Aug 2008
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2011 Arts Feature, 1st Place (Circulation Above 50000) by Holly Otterbein
2011 Food Writing, 1st Place (Circulation Above 50000) by Drew Lazor
2010 Editorial Layout, Honorable Mention (Circulation Above 50000) by Reseca Peskin
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 18-34 (37.6%)
 21-24 (5.6%)
 25-34 (22.9%)
 35-44 (22.9%)

 F: 44.6%
 M: 55.4%
Attended College:

Graduated College:
Occupation Professional/ Managerial:

Median Household Income:

Source: Media Audit, Jan-Feb/ Jun-Aug 2008


Title Name Email address*
Circulation Director Mark Burkert ---
Music Editor Patrick Rapa ---
Editor Emeritus/Columnist Bruce Schimmel ---
Staff Writer Daniel Denvir ---
Editor in Chief Theresa Everline ---
HR Manager Ron Scully ---
Staff Writer Matt Stroud ---
Publisher Nancy Stuski ---

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Philadelphia City Paper  |  Daniel Denvir, Samantha Melamed and Eric Schneider  |  09-30-2013  |  Features

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The long-awaited and are online this week, liberating the dailies from the bikini-and-gossip-coated digital stinkpit of and locking content behind pay walls, where readers will finally have to pay for it. Sort of.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Daniel Denvir  |  04-18-2013  |  Media
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