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Since 1973, Texas Monthly has chronicled life in contemporary Texas, reporting on vital issues such as politics, the environment, industry, and education. As a leisure guide, Texas Monthly continues to be the indispensable authority on the Texas scene, covering music, the arts, travel, restaurants, museums, and cultural events with its insightful recommendations.

Recognized for its editorial excellence and outstanding design, Texas Monthly is one of the most respected publications in the nation and has won 13 National Magazine Awards, the industry’s equivalent of the Pulitzer prize.

With a total readership of more than 2.1 million, Texas Monthly delivers the state’s largest and most affluent print audience. Subscribers make up 91% of the Texas Monthly audience and they are a loyal base: they spend 1.3 hours reading the magazine, a number much higher than the industry average. They also act on information they see in the magazine: 93% take action as a result of reading Texas Monthly.

Editorial Content

Behind the Lines: A monthly editorial on the Texas state of mind.

Touts: A monthly lifestyle section featuring columns on food, travel, style, and more.

Texas Monthly Reporter: Brief articles on noteworthy items, places, and people from across the state.

Features: Texas Monthly is a staff-written magazine with a strong editorial feature well that contains three to five in-depth stories. Topics range from true crime sagas and political analysis to service pieces on the great outdoors and the state’s best new restaurants.

Dining Guide: The most respected restaurant reviews in the state.

Inside Back Page: The Texanist, who has been offering fine advice in the pages of Texas Monthly since 2007, answers questions with wit and wisdom.

Awards 

Since 1973, Texas Monthly has received numerous prestigious journalism awards, including thirteen National Magazine Awards, the industry’s equivalent of the Pulitzer prize. Having won honors for graphic design and artwork as well as for editorial excellence, Texas Monthly is one of the most widely recognized and respected publications in the industry today. The following is a partial list of Texas Monthly’s editorial and art awards:

National Magazine Awards

Other Texas Monthly Awards

Advertising Rates and Information

Texas Monthly advertising rates are determined by an advertiser’s industry and base of operations (Local, Texas, or National). To receive current ad rates, please contact Anita Zmolek.

Production Specifications 

Contract Regulations 

Texas Monthly Events

From its annual sell-out bash, the Texas Monthly BBQ Festival, to Texas Monthly live events celebrating the state’s rich talent and culture, Texas Monthly commands a powerhouse statewide presence attracting smart and affluent event goers. For more event information, please contact Stephanie J. Baker.

2017 Calendar

Calendar of editorial features and special advertising sections (PDF)

* Featured articles and calendar are subject to change.

2017 Production Schedule (PDF)

About Texas Monthly Readers

With more than 2.1 million readers (GFK Doublebase 2016), Texas Monthly reaches 1 in every 10 Texas adults and 1 in every 4 with a household income of $200,000+.

Affluent and educated, the Texas Monthly audience is also responsive; 93% of subscribers take action on information seen in the magazine—with both editorial and advertising content cited as response instigators.

With a loyal audience, made up equally of men and women, Texas Monthly is an ideal marketing partner for companies seeking to build brand awareness and drive sales in the country’s second largest retail market.

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2017 Media Kit

Contact Information

AUSTIN
Corey Moss
(512) 320-6927
FAX: (512) 476-9007

CHICAGO
Cheryl Schuldt
(847) 251-3483
FAX: (847) 251-3569

DALLAS
Anita Zmolek
(214) 871-7717
FAX: (214) 871-7719

DETROIT
Michael Peters

DIGITAL ADVERTISING
Caitlyn Perry
(512) 320-6982

HOUSTON
Karen Burke
(713) 871-8146
FAX: (713) 871-0335

MARYLAND/WASHINGTON D.C.
Robert Stites

NEW YORK
Nancy Prentice
(203) 220-9422

TEXAS MONTHLY EVENTS
Stephanie J. Baker
(512) 320-6975

SOUTHEAST/ CARIBBEAN
Whitney Dick
(954) 493-7311

WEST COAST/HAWAII
Shana Wong
(323) 798-5501
FAX: (323) 801-0103

Custom Publishing

Texas Monthly Custom Publishing (TMCP) has been a division of Texas Monthly magazine since 1991. For more than 20 years, it has served clients by publishing magazines and books that help communicate with customers, colleagues, and employees. Beginning with its first client, the state tourism office (Office of the Governor, Economic Development and Tourism), TMCP has been focused on the economic success of Texas and of Texas companies, including outstanding institutions such as H-E-B Grocery, The University of Texas, the Austin Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Houston Partnership, and the Dallas Regional Chamber.

Learn more about Texas Monthly Custom Publishing