Mother Jones Magazine Advertising

Mother Jones is an award-winning national magazine widely respected for its groundbreaking investigative reporting and coverage of sustainability and environmental issues.

Mother Jones magazine readers are affluent, mature, highly educated, and interested in current trends, both in what they read and in what they buy. They are committed to companies and brands that have a reputation for quality, integrity, and innovation.

Audience Demographics and Circulation

Female Male
48% 52%
18-24 3%
25-34 12%
35-44 16%
45-54 22%
55-64 30%
65 and over 17%
Education: 61% have earned a bachelor degree or better
Some College 24%
Bachelor Degree 25%
Post-Graduate Study and/or Degree 47%
Household Income
$50,000-$74,999 21%
$75,000 - $99,999 15%
>$100,000 24%

Note: 17% of respondents declined to state income.
Source: DJG MRI Prototype, summer 2008


Total Paid Subscriptions 166,863
Total Verified Subscriptions 21,618
Single Copy Sales 26,718
Total Paid & Verified Circulation 215,199
Readers Per Copy 3.5
Total Audience 755,997

Source: Audit Bureau of Circulations, June 30, 2010.

Advertising Specifications

Please click the following link for our print specs: PRINT SPECS 

Non-bleed ads
Full page 7 1/8"w x 9 1/2"h
2/3 page 4 2/3"w x 9 1/8 "h
1/2 page horizontal 7 1/12"w x 4 1/2"h
1/2 page vertical block 4 2/3"w x 7 1/4"h
1/3 page vertical 2 1/4"w x 9 1/8"h
1/3 page square 4 2/3"w x 4 1/2"h
1/6 page vertical 2 1/4"w x 4 1/2"h
Bleed ads
Trim 16"w x 10-1/2"h
Bleed 16-1/2"w x 10-7/8"h
Safety  15-1/5"w x 10"h
Full Page
Trim 8"w x 10-1/2"h
Bleed 8-3/8"w x 10-7/8"h
Safety 7-1/2"w x 10"h

Editorial Calendar

Please click the following link for the expanded Editorial Calendar: EDIT CALENDAR


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