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Political Advertising Opportunities



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Election Media Guide

We offer three political advertising options, each for one month:

  • Advertisement in The BR Weekly Press Newspaper

  • The digital edition of The BR Weekly Press

  • Website top sidebar ad on BR Weekly Press website

*All advertisement is paid for in advance before the publication date.

Guidelines For Political Candidates

and Candidacy Announcements

Political Introductions During Election Season

As a courtesy to public servants, the Milton Scene accepts political candidacy

announcements for local elections. No independently-posted candidacy announcements are permitted on the Baton Rouge Weekly Press. Announcements must be submitted via  The Baton Rouge Weekly Press. This is to ensure fairness for all candidates.

Candidacy announcements are due to The Baton Rouge Weekly Press six weeks

prior to  Election Day. Candidacy announcements received after the due date will

not be printed  or posted on The Baton Rouge Weekly Press website.

How to Submit Your Announcement

to The Baton Rouge Weekly Press:

General Requirements:

  • Please email your submission to

  • Submissions sent after the deadline will not be published.

  • Please send your announcement  in Microsoft Word.

  • Please do not send fliers or PDFs.

  • Please do not format your content with different fonts, etc. We will be
    formatting your content to fit The BR Weekly Press template.

  • When referencing event times, please use this style: Month. date, 2020,
    1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • We recommend 500 words or less.

  • A photo is recommended.

  • Free courtesy announcement date, placement, etc. cannot be reserved and are on a first come first served basis.

Photos and Images:

  • Please send your writing and images in separate files (do not embed an image in a PDF or Microsoft Word page).

  • The standard size that we use is 777 x 437 px. JPG or PNG file formats preferred.


Advertising for Political Candidates:


Advertising opportunities are available for political candidates.

View our political advertising opportunities

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