Advertise with us

Below you’ll find all you need to know to reach the entire TJC community through advertising in The Drumbeat Media Sources. Click here to download our rate card. Once you decide the best way to advertise with us, please send over an insertion order with notes on what you would like for your ad. 

QUICK FACTS

The Drumbeat is the independent student media source of Tyler Junior College, which includes a student newspaper, website and newscast. The student media of Tyler Junior College reaches an estimated 55,000 members of the TJC community during the academic year. This includes students, faculty, staff, visitors and alumni.

TJC counts more than 12,000 credit student enrollments and more than 20,000 continuing education enrollments annually. Many of these students commute from surrounding communities to attend the college, and roughly 2,000 full-time students live on campus, just blocks from Tyler’s medical district, Broadway Square Mall, movie theaters and various shopping centers.

Advertising with The Drumbeat is the most cost-effective way to reach this niche market.

Potential readers 33,000
Credit enrollment 12,000
Continuing ed 20,000
Full-time faculty 230
Part-time faculty 250
Staff 525

REACH THE TJC COMMUNITY

The Drumbeat, the student newspaper for Tyler Junior College, reaches an estimated 33,000 members of the TJC community every other week during the academic year. This includes faculty, staff, visitors and alumni. TJC counts more than 12,000 credit student enrollments and more than 20,000 continuing education enrollments annually. Many of these students commute from surrounding communities to attend the college, and roughly 600 full-time students live on campus, just blocks from Tyler’s medical district, Broadway Square Mall, movie theaters and various shopping centers. Advertising in The Drumbeat is the most cost-effective way to reach this niche market.

PUBLICATION SCHEDULE

The Drumbeat is published every other Friday during the academic year, except during final exams and holidays. Deadlines for advertisements are final.

Ads cannot be sold after the ad deadline, and advertisers will be required to pay any associated fees. For more information contact The Drumbeat at 903-510-2299 or news@thedrumbeat.com.

However, online advertising is always available on thedrumbeat.com. 

ADVERTISING SUBMISSIONS

The Drumbeat accepts emailed, camera-ready ads. Advertisers are responsible for securing rights to any copyrighted material within their advertisement. The Drumbeat reserves the right to refuse any advertisement for any reason.

PREFERRED SUBMISSION METHODS

  • PDF (with all fonts and graphics embedded)
  • EPS (with graphics embedded and fonts converted to outlines)
  • TIFF (resolution 300ppi or higher)

ADVERTISING RATES AND SIZES

Rate Card

2021 Rates and Packages

DISCOUNTED RATES

A 10% discount on display advertising is offered when an advertiser places an ad in at least three issues. To be eligible for this discount, a contract must be signed by the advertiser. If an advertiser pulls an advertisement before all three issues have been printed, the difference between the fee charged and the discounted fee will be due on ads that have already run.

On-campus organizations receive an automatic 10% discount on the above ad rates and free color.

COLOR ADS

Full-color printing is available on full-page ads at a rate of $100. Full-color is available on other ad sizes at the rate of $50.

AD DESIGN

The Drumbeat staff offers advertising design at the rate of $50 per ad. Any submitted ads requiring changes or ads designed by The Drumbeat staff that need to be updated by the advertiser will also incur a $50 charge.

CONTACT US

Phone 903-510-2299
Email
news@thedrumbeat.com

Faculty Advisers:
Kasi Dickerson
Professor, Communications and Student Media
Tyler Junior College
kasi.dickerson@tjc.edu
903-510-2335

Adrienne Hampton
Professor, Communications and Student Media
Tyler Junior College
adrienne.hampton@tjc.edu
903-510-2298

Mailing Address:
The DrumBeat
c/o Derik Gray
P.O. Box 9020
Tyler, TX 75711