The Stranger
  • 1535 11th Avenue, Third Floor
  • Seattle, Washington 98122
  • Phone: (206) 323-7101
  • Fax: (206) 325-4865
  • Circulation: 73,000 (as of June 2014)
  • Audited By: Verified Audit Circulation
  • Publication Day: Every Wednesday
  • Market Served: Seattle Metro Area
  • National Advertising: Voice Media Group
A Pulitzer Prize-winning publication, The Stranger has emerged as the largest and most successful alt-weekly in the greater Seattle area. Founded in 1991 by Publisher Tim Keck, The Stranger is deeply connected to our city's psyche. It is heartfelt, brilliantly written, funny, and sometimes just ridiculous. Our website has a million unique visitors a month. Slog, our blog, is one of the most active and influential city-arts-and-politics blogs in the country. And our reviews and calendar listings are the consistent go-to entertainment guides for the locals.

The Stranger also publishes supplements and directories for every major art event and happening in the city, and our quarterly publication, Seattle Art and Performance (A+P) is the largest circulated arts magazine in the region.

Decidedly independent, bright, sometimes bruising, The Stranger continues to lead the way in modern newsweekly quality, passion and innovation.
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1998 Column, 2nd Place (Circulation Above 54000) by Dan Savage



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 18-49 (81.6%)

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Title Name Email address*
Editorial Director Dan Savage ---
Editor-in-Chief Christopher Frizzelle ---
Managing Editor Kathleen Richards ---
Associate Editor Eli Sanders ---
Advertising Sales Director Carol Cummins ---
Senior Regional Account Executive Ben Demar ---
Product Manager - Bold Type Tickets Ryan Sparks ---
Reader Interactive Director Nancy Hartunian ---
Art Director Aaron Huffman ---
Production Manager Erica Tarrant ---
Circulation Manager Kevin Shurtluff ---
Chief Technology Officer Anthony Hecht ---
Lead Developer Jay Jansheski ---
General Manager Laurie Saito ---
Publisher Tim Keck ---

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Recent Articles

Why I Gave Up Booze in Favor of Weed

It helps with my anxiety, it doesn't give me hangovers, and are you aware of what it does to sex?
The Stranger  |  Sarah Galvin  |  04-13-2015  |  Drugs

A Stunning Overreach from the DEA Is Playing Out in Eastern Wash.

In federal court, there's no such thing as medical marijuana—so a rural family of medical marijuana patients is being treated like drug traffickers.
The Stranger  |  Heidi Groover  |  03-02-2015  |  Features
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Recent Blog Posts

This Week In Music Memoriam: Chris Squire, Harold Battiste, Jr., Phil Austin, and Gary Quackenbush

Squire passed away on Sunday, June 28. Randy Miramontez / • Chris Squire, bassist for English progressive group Yes,...
The Stranger  |  06-29-2015  |  Slog

In Music News: MSG Not-So-Meatless for Morrissey, Kendrick Lamar's Uplifting "Alright," Rihanna’s Video Has a Trailer

Who the eff orders chicken fingers at a Morrissey concert? • First, a moment of silence for bassist and Yes...
The Stranger  |  06-29-2015  |  Slog

If You Could Ask the Band Slayer ONE Question, What Would It Be?

Anyone who knows me knows that I'm a hopeless Slayer fan. I have been just about my whole life. They...
The Stranger  |  06-29-2015  |  Slog
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