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Cover concept for illustration purpose. Actual cover design may be different.


Publishes: Sunday, November 12

Circulation: 10,000

Estimated Reach (Print & Digital): 30,000

Distribution: Inside The Modesto Bee Sunday newspaper and mailed to high-income households in the Modesto area.

Space Deadline: Friday, September 22

​Art Approval Deadline: Friday, September 29

The Best in Modesto magazine will be a beautifully produced full-color magazine to be treasured and used by the local community and visitors.

This magazine will be a great experience for our audience, winners and advertisers, created as a guidebook for all things “best” in Modesto, with a long shelf life.

The magazine will be distributed inside the Sunday edition of The Modesto Bee and mailed to high-income households in the Modesto area.

Advertising options include everything from the cover position, 2-page spreads to 1/6 page ads. Advertising is not contingent on being a winner. The Best in Modesto magazine is a great vehicle to get your message in front of a highly engaged audience looking for places to eat, things to do, and more.

A variety of sizes are available along with guaranteed placement aligning your ad next to the category of choice.



Become a public pick-up location for the Best in Modesto winners' magazine!

  • 250 copies - $750

  • 500 copies - $1,425

Includes a minimum of the following items
to promote your business as a public pick-up location.

  • 4 print ads

  • 2 social media posts

  • 3 email blasts

  • 50k digital display


Gold winners will be featured with a writeup, photo and contact information. Silver and Bronze winners will include contact information

Cover Callout

Make a big splash by securing the cover position of the magazine. Inside you will also have an ad next to the category that is the most important to your business.

Covers and categories are sold on a first request basis.

Includes 2-page Advertorial and 1/3 page ad (square or tall)

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