Submitting an OpEd

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Submission Information

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Outlets 1-50

1.  USA Today

Op-Eds: 650-900 words. They want pieces that address issues now at the top of the news in an incisive, compelling way or introduce wholly new subject matters and insights of interest to readers. Do not attach the op-ed but paste it into the body of the email. Include background information, like your qualifications for writing about the subject and your basic contact information. E-mail the Forum Page Editor at  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . A response may take up to a week.
Letters: 200 words or fewer have the best chance of being published. Letters that include a name, address, day and evening phone numbers, and that are verified by USA TODAY, are considered for publication. Send it to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by fax to 703-854-2053or by mail to 7950 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA 22108.
Circulation: 3.3 million, including 1.2 million in print (daily), 2.3 million (Sunday) | Online: 44 million unique monthly visitors (2014).

2.   Wall Street Journal

Op-Eds: 600-1200 words, double-spaced. The piece must center on a strong argument about an issue in the news and not be a response to a Journal article. Please use jargon-free language. Exclusive use of your article is required and the paper reserves 10 working days to keep it under consideration. In your e-mail, include a brief summary of your article, your name and day and evening phone numbers. Do not send your op-ed as an attachment but paste it below your summary and contact information. E-mail the Editorial Features Editor Mark Lasswell,  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Authors whose submissions are selected will be notified as soon as possible. Authors whose articles will not be used will be contacted within ten business days. Do not call to confirm receipt or check for a status until 10 business days have passed. More.
Letters: 300-word limit. If responding to a letter that has appeared already, send comments to Timothy Lemmer (letters editor) at  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or fax to (212)-416-2255. Include date, city where writer is located.
Circulation: 2.3 million, including 1.4 million in print (daily) | Online: 31.3 million average monthly unique visitors (2014).

3.   New York Times

Op-Eds: 400-1,200 words but any length will be considered. All submissions must be original and exclusive to the Times and they will not consider pieces that have been already published. Do not send attachments if submitting by email. You can submit pieces to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , by fax to 212-556-4100 or by mail to The Op-Ed Page, 620 Eighth Ave, New York, NY 10018. If you do not hear back within three business days, please assume they are passing and you can submit it elsewhere. Trish Hall, the Op-Ed and Sunday Review editor, explains how the page works.
Lives Column: 800 words, the “Lives” column features an essay by an outside contributor each week on the last page of The New York Times magazine. Columns are in the form of personal essays. Send it to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Read more details on how to write and submit a “Lives” column.
Letters: 150-175 words. Must be exclusive to the NYTimes. Send e-mails [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and for the International NYT, send to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . No attachments. Only letters selected for publication will be notified within a week. Letters may be edited and shortened for space. Thomas Feyer, the letters editor, gives tips for getting your letter published.
Circulation: 2,149,012, including 680,905 in print (daily), 2,517,307 (Sunday) | Online: 1,341,945 (paid daily subscription), 1,300,106 (paid Sunday subscription) and nearly 53.8 million unique monthly visitors (2014).

 4.   NY Daily News (New York, NY)

Op-Eds: 650-750 words and must be offered exclusively to the Daily News. They will not consider articles that have been published elsewhere. Do not send attachments. E-mail submissions to Josh Greenman, [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . If you do not hear back within five business days, assume they have declined.
Letters: The shorter the letter, the more likely to get published. Include name, address, and phone number. Submit by e-mail to  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Circulation: 2.2 million (daily) and 2.3 million (Sunday) | 20 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

5.   Los Angeles Times

Op-Eds: 750 words average and 1,200 word pieces are sometimes run on Sundays. List the name of author followed by the topic in the subject line; paste the text of the article into the body of the message. Include day and evening phone numbers and short biography of writer. You will hear from the editor within five days if it’s accepted. Send to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Call 213/237-2121 for complete submission information. Nicholas Goldberg, the former Op-Ed editor (now editor of the Editorial Pages), explains how the opinion pages work and what their goal is in this article, Op-Ed, explained.
Letters: 150 words or fewer. Letters that do not contain full contact information cannot be published. Letters may be edited. You will be contacted if they wish to publish your letter. Submit via this online form.
Circulation: 628,910 (daily), 944,795 (Sunday) | Online: 23 million unique monthly visitors (2014).

 6.    Washington Post

Op-Eds: 800 words maximum. Articles already in other publications or posted online (including in blog form) will not be accepted. You don’t need to have special expertise, but if you do, elaborate on it. If you do not hear back in a week, it’s safe to assume your piece will not be used. The best way to submit article is using the online form. You can submit personal essay op-eds to the Outlook section, [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Letters: 200 words or fewer. Do not send attachments, include contact information and, if sending by mail, signature. Submit by e-mail (preferred) to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or mail to Letters to the Editor, The Washington Post, 1150 15 St. NW, Washington, DC 20071. The Post is unable to acknowledge letters it does not publish. Learn more.
Circulation: 484,385 (daily), 696,589 (Sunday) | 18.8 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 7.  New York Post (New York, NY)

Op-Eds: Send to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call to pitch by phone, 212-930-8288. No other information listed.
Letters: Send to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Include name and basic contact information with all submissions.
Circulation: Print: 477,314 (2014) | Online: 18 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 8.  Chicago Tribune (IL)

Op-Eds: 500-600 words. Not looking for “Ax-grinding, spleen-venting tirades,” nor for direct rebuttals of news stories or other op-ed articles. They also will not consider “self-serving advocacy pieces.” Completed op-eds should be sent with your name, address, day and evening cell phone numbers, and your credentials for writing on the topic. You must have either expertise in the field or a relevant personal experience.  E-mail is preferred method of submission   [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Mailing address: “Op-ed submission, 435 N. Michigan Ave., TT-400/Chicago, IL 60611.” Cannot accept telephone, mail or e-mail queries. Articles are edited as little as possible, but right is reserved to do so. If you do not hear back within a week, assume they do not plan to use your piece. More.
Letters: 400 words or fewer about timely topics. Preferred submission method is by e-mail:  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . You may also submit it by fax: 312/222-2598, mail to Voice of the People, Chicago Tribune, 435 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL, 60611 or submit it via an online form. Include your contact information as well as your city and state.    
Circulation: 439,731 (daily) and 789.915 (Sunday) | Online: 68,326 (digital daily subscription) and 58,660 (digital Sunday subscription (2014) and 15.1 million unique monthly visitors (2013)

 9.  Houston Chronicle (TX)

Op-Eds: 700 words or less. The essay should be written persuasively and not be promotional. No attachments, please. Include name, Twitter handle if you have one, day and evening phone numbers, and byline identification with affiliation or expertise that is related to the essay. Send articles to   [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Authors of essays chosen for publication will be contacted.  
Letters: 250 words or less, must have all contact information including your Twitter handle, if relevant. Letters are subject to editing. Send by e-mail to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . No attachments.
Circulation: 330,515 (daily) and 983,023 (Sunday) | Online: 15 million unique monthly visitors (2014) 

 10.  Philadelphia Inquirer (PA)

Op-Eds: 500-800 words. Include name, e-mail address, day and evening phone number/s, and mailing address. Submissions by e-mail:  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , by mail: Commentary Page Editor, The Inquirer, Box 41705, Philadelphia, PA 19101 or by fax: 215-854-4483. Previously unpublished pieces are preferred. They only respond to those whose pieces they will accept.
Letters: Approx. 200 words. Authors’ e-mail addresses are published only with their consent. Letters may be edited for clarity, length, and accuracy. Preference for publication goes to letters sent exclusively to The Inquirer. Because of the volume, we cannot confirm receipt of each letter. Letters become the property of The Inquirer and may be republished in any medium. Include your name, e-mail address, home address, and day and evening phone numbers should be included for verification purposes. E-mail to [email protected]com This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; mail to Readers Editor, The Inquirer, Box 41705, Philadelphia, PA 19101; or faxed to 215-854-4483. Questions? Call 215-854-4215.
Circulation: 276,870 (daily) and 324,510 (Sunday) | Online: 4.1 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 11.  Newsday (Long Island, NY)

Op-Eds: 700-800 words. They occasionally publish unsolicited opinion essays. Include your name, phone numbers, address and e-mail address with your article. Submit it to[email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The editor will contact you if your essay is to be published.
Letters: 5,000 characters or less. Submit using this form & following the instructions.
Circulation: 437,000 (daily) and 495,000 (Sunday) | Online: 1.8 million unique monthly visitors (2014) 

 12.  Denver Post (CO)

Op-Eds: 650 words or fewer. They favor columns on public policy, social issues and current news and give preference to local and regional writers and to local and regional issues. They do not publish organizational statements, business pitches or political campaign promotions as guest commentaries. They reserve the right to edit columns for style, grammar, length, taste, libel and general readability. Writers retain the rights to their work after publication but they cannot consider pieces that have been published previously. E-mail the piece to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   with “guest commentary” in the subject line, include a high-resolution photo of the author and a short biographical paragraph. More.
Letters: Email or mail to: [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Letter to the Editor, The Denver Post, 101 W. Colfax Ave, Denver CO 80202.
Circulation: 381,041 (daily) and 610,051 (Sunday) | Online: 7.3 million unique monthly visitors (2014)  

 13.  Arizona Republic (Phoenix)

Op-Eds: 600 words. “My Turn” columns from individuals and organizations in Arizona are given priority. Designed to provide a forum for “untitled” Arizonans. If your submission is under consideration you will receive a telephone call or e-mail requesting a photograph (color or black and white; standard head-and-shoulder shots). Give name, phone number, city of residence and email address. List expertise. Contact [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it, 602-444-8292, or My Turn, The Arizona Republic, PO Box 1950, Phoenix, AZ 85001. More.
Letters: 1000 characters or fewer. Subject matter should be relevant to readers, provocative, constructive, timely. Passion is good. So is humor. Letters criticizing The Republic are OK, even encouraged, so long as the criticism is constructive and not mean-spirited. Letters that disagree with editorial stances are every bit as valuable for publication, if not more so, than letters that agree with them. Letter writers may have no more than one letter published per month.Only signed letters are published. Submit using this online form or send via U.S. Mail to: Letters to the Editor, The Arizona Republic, P.O. Box 1950, Phoenix, AZ 85001. Letters may also be faxed to (602) 444-8933.
Circulation: 260,335 (daily) 519,828 (Sunday) | Online: Nearly 700,000 unique monthly visitors (2014)  

 14.  The Christian Science Monitor

Op-Eds: As of spring 2014, CSM is not accepting general, unsolicited op-eds. They are now accepting topic specific commentary submissions for their Energy Voices and New Economy blogs. Please see the criteria on this page for submissions to Energy Voices and New Economy. Doors may be opening for submissions to other sections in the near future.More.
Letters: 200 words or fewer. Letters need to refer to a specific article that appeared in a weekly magazine issue of the Monitor within the past two months. It must be your original work and have not been published anywhere else. Include your full name, address, and phone number. Submit to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . They will only contact people whose letters they will publish. More.
Circulation: 75,052 as of 2011 | Online: 10 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 15.  Chicago Sun Times (IL)

Op-Eds: 600 word limit. They favor op-eds about local Chicago-area and Illinois issues. Please include full name, address and telephone number. Submit it online using this form or by mail: Chicago Sun-Times, 401 N. Wabash, Chicago, IL 60611. They will only contact writers of op-eds that they are interested in publishing. More.
Letters: Letters must be written exclusively for this paper.Include full name, phone number and address. Submit using this online form. Read their submission guidelines.
Circulation: 410,761 (Wednesday) and 342,195 (Sunday) | Online: 5.4 million unique monthly visitors (2014)  

 16. Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)

Op-Eds: 700-word limit. Include your daytime phone number. Email submissions are preferred  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Include daytime telephone number. Letters are edited for length and clarity.  You will typically hear back on Thursdays if your piece has been accepted. More.
Letters: 200 words or fewer. They want letters that comment on and further the public debate on topics of general interest.  Include full contact information. Submit via this online form, by mailing it to Letters to the Editor, Cleveland Plain Dealer, 1801 Superior Ave., Cleveland, OH 44114 or faxing 216/999-6114.
Circulation: 283,954 (daily) and 424,722 (Sunday) | Online: 5 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 17.  Detroit Free Press (MI)

Op-Eds: 550 words or less. They will consider pieces that are newsworthy, factual and make a compelling argument. Include relevant links to sources for information used in the commentary. Please include a complete address and both day and evening telephone numbers. E-mail:oped@freepress.com. More.
Letters: 150 words or less. Subject to editing for length, accuracy and clarity. Must include full mailing address and phone numbers. Submit using this online form, or mail: Editor, Detroit Free Press, 600 W. Fort, Detroit, MI 48226 or fax: 313/222-6774
Circulation: 378,101 (Sunday) | Online: 6.3 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 18.  Boston Globe (MA)

Op-Eds: 700 words or less. Fax to 617-929-2098 or e-mail it to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . They will only contact people whose pieces they will publish. If you have not heard back in five days, you can assume they are passing on it. More.
Letters: Limit 200 words. Include all contact information. Submit via this online form or mail to Letters to the Editor, Boston Globe, P.O. Box 55819, Boston, MA 02205-5819. More.
Circulation: 245,572 (daily in 2013) and 384,173 (Sunday in 2014) | Online: 1.3 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 19.   Dallas Morning News (TX)

Op-Eds: Less than 650 words. They like to publish columns about state and local issues that are written by those with specific knowledge about the topic. Include a “tagline” for yourself, daytime phone number and mailing address as well as a JPG photo of yourself. Submit by e-mail: [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Letters: Less than 200 words. Your topic should be about something in the news in the last few weeks. Focus on one thing you want to say. They edit for clarity and length. Include your name, address and phone number. Submit using this online form or by mail: Letters from Readers, The Dallas Morning News, Box 655237, Dallas, TX 75265. More.
Circulation: 63,715 (daily) and 705,675 (Sunday) | Online: 5 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 20.  Seattle Times (WA)

Op-Eds: 650-word maximum, must be exclusive to Seattle Times. Preference given to local writers and issues. They prefer e-mail submissions, [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . You can also submit by mail, The Seattle Times, P.O. Box 70, Seattle, WA 98111 or by fax to206/382-6760. Include basic contact information. More.
Letters: 200 words or less. The decision to publish a letter is based on clarity of thought, response to current events and the graceful art of letter writing. Opinions that differ from those presented elsewhere on the editorial and opinion pages are also given priority. If submitting a letter, please include the topic or headline and date of the article, editorial or opinion piece to which your letter refers. Submit the letter with contact information to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or Letters Editor, Seattle Times, PO Box 70, Seattle, WA 98111 or fax 206/382-6760. For more information, call 206/464-2132. More.
Circulation: 229,764 (daily in 2013) and 364,586 (Sunday in 2014) | Online: More than 5 million unique monthly visitors (2013)

 21. San Francisco Chronicle (CA)

Op-Eds: “Open Forum” pieces are 500 words or fewer. Submissions for the “Sunday Insight” can be up to 700 words. Have a piece about an issue in the news that’s unusual in its approach and uncommonly well-written? Mad? Outraged? Have an only-in-the-Bay-Area story? Do you know someone who is tackling a problem or meeting a challenge in a particularly innovative way? They don’t run one writers work more often than every six months. Use this online submission form for both types of commentary.
 Letters: 200 or fewer words. Comment on news stories in the main section of the newspaper or to opine on views expressed on the Opinion pages, contact Letters to the Editor. Shorter letters have a better chance of being selected for publication. Use this online submission form.
Circulation: 211,779 (daily) and 418,032 (Sunday) | Online: 17 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 22.  Oregonian (Portland, OR)

Op-Eds: 500 words or fewer preferred. They are interested in highly topical issues or themes of particular relevance to the Pacific Northwest, Oregon and the Portland metropolitan area. On matters of national or international scope, special expertise is generally a prerequisite. Many pieces are turned down because they lack universal interest or repeat a point of view that has already been aired recently in letters or op-ed pieces. Many unsuccessful submissions lack appeal to a wide range of readers or delve into nonlocal subjects that we prefer to leave to the national columnists. Best way to submit is via email sent to   [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   either as an attachment in word or in a message field.  Or mail to Op-Ed Editor, The Oregonian, 1320 S.W. Broadway, Portland, OR 97201. If possible, include photo of self, preferably in color. More.
Letters:  Max 150 words. Send to  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  , fax: 503/294-4193 or by mail: Letters to the Editor, The Oregonian 1320 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97201.
Circulation: 246,905 (Sunday in 2014) | Online: 4.9 million unique monthly visitors (2012)

 23.   Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ)

Op-Eds: 675 words or fewer. Include name, address, and phone number. Submissions may be sent to The
Star-Ledger, 1 Star-Ledger Plaza, Newark, NJ 07102-1200, or e-mailed to  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . E-mail submissions must be text submissions, not attachments. More.
Letters: 200 words or fewer. Submissions may be sent to The Star-Ledger, 1 Star-Ledger Plaza, Newark, NJ 07102-
1200, or e-mailed to  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . E-mail submissions must be text submissions, not attachments.
Circulation: 296,466 (daily) and 372,343 (Sunday) | Online: 14 million monthly unique visitors (2014). 

 24.  San Diego Union-Tribune (CA)

Op-Eds: No length specified. Submissions should be about something in the news that would be of interest to area resident. Send commentaries to Community Opinion Editor Blanca Gonzalez at [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . . You can also fax it to (619) 260-5081 or send it to Community Opinion Editor Blanca Gonzalez, U-T San Diego, P.O. Box 120191, San Diego, CA 92112-0191. More.
Letters: 125 words or fewer. Exclusive to Union-Tribune. Preference is for letters that reference items published in the Union-Tribune within the past month.  Include full name, address, phone number, must be signed if faxed or mailed. Send it to  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or fax it to (619) 260-5081. You can also send it to Letters Editor, U-T San Diego, P.O. Box 120191, San Diego, CA 92112-0191.
Circulation: 212,000 (daily) and 362,166 (Sunday) | Online: 3.2 unique monthly visitors (2014)

 25.  Tampa Bay Times

Op-Eds: The Times very rarely uses op-eds, but those submitted should be 750 words or less. Submit by e-mail, text only, to:  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Letters: 250 words max. Complete this online submission form.
Circulation: 234,232 (daily) and 397,996 (Sunday) | Online: 2.1 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 26.   San Jose Mercury News (CA)

Op-Eds: 750 words or fewer. Please provide your full name, address, and telephone number with all submissions, but only your name and district where you live will appear in print. Preferred submission method is by e-mail to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or U.S. mail to P.O. Box 1189, Pacifica, Calif. 94044 or fax 359-3821 or in person to 59 Bill Drake Way (formerly Aura Vista Drive). More.
Letters: 250-300 words. Please provide your full name, address, and telephone number with all submissions, but only your name and district where you live will appear in print. Preferred submission method is by e-mail to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or U.S. mail to P.O. Box 1189, Pacifica, Calif. 94044 or fax 359-3821 or in person to 59 Bill Drake Way (formerly Aura Vista Drive). More.
Circulation: 456,282 (daily) and 677,773 (Sunday) | Online: Around 1 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 27.  Sacramento Bee (CA)

Op-Eds: 650-750 words. They are seeking well-written pieces that make people think or that provide new insight into a familiar problem. They’re especially interested in articles on local, state or Western regional issues. They will call within five working days if they are interested in the submission. Submit using this online form.
Letters: 150 word limit. Reference article in Bee if possible, refer to issue covered within last two weeks, include name, mailing address, daytime phone. Submit via this online form.
Circulation: 185,996 (daily) and 211,138 (Sunday) | Online: 3.2 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 28.  Kansas City Star (MO)

Op-Eds: Up to 600 words. Be sure to include a one-sentence author description, including city of residence, and daytime phone number. All submissions are edited, may be republished in any format and become property of The Star. An essay and color phot of the writer should be emailed to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or mailed to: The Star, Opinion Page Editor, The Kansas City Star, 1729 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108.
Letters: Up to 200 words. Letters are subject to editing and writers may not appear more than once a month. Submit using this online form or by mail to The Kansas City Star, Letters, 1729 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108. Please include your full name, address and daytime phone number with anything you send.
Circulation: 176,197 (daily) and 263,288 (Sunday) | Online: 3.5 million unique monthly visitors (2013) 

 29.   St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Op-Eds: Should be approximately 500 words. Preference given to Illinois and Missouri authors, others not ruled out. E-mail as text:  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   or fax 314/340-3139.
 Letters: 250 words or fewer. The best letters are timely, straightforward and focused on a single issue. All letters are subject to editing for fact, grammar, length, clarity and taste. It’s fair to criticize the ideas and arguments of others, but we don’t allow name-calling. If you are responding to a specific article, letter or editorial, please include the date of its publication. Your letter must include your address and a daytime phone number. Only your name and city of residence — not your address — will be published. If we’re considering your letter for publication, we will call you to verify your authorship and your willingness to see it in print. Mail to Letters to the Editor, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 900 North Tucker Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. 63101, e-mail  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . More.
Circulation: 186,820 (daily) and 479,281 (Sunday) | Online: More than 3 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 30. Orange County Register (CA)

Op-Eds: 625 words or fewer. They look for timely and well written op-eds on public policy issues, especially state and local. They give preference to local writers. Submissions should be accompanied by the writer’s headshot, title, city of residence, phone number (not for publication) and any other relevant information, such as your expertise or experience in the subject. They cannot respond to everyone personally. Email submissions to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . More.
Letters: 200 words or fewer or videos of 30-seconds. Provide your name, city and telephone number. Submit it by email to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . More.
Circulation: 287,474 (daily) and 661,911 (Sunday) | 3.9 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 31. Atlanta Journal-Constitution (GA)

Op-Eds: 450 to 600 words. Preference is given to Atlanta and Georgia writers who focus on local and regional issues, especially education, transportation, economy, leadership and quality of life. Op-eds should be sent as MS Word attachments as well as pasted into the body of the email. Please include the name of the author and a brief bio on both the attachment and the body of the email, with day and evening phone numbers. Columns submitted to the AJC may be published, republished and made available in the AJC or other databases and electronic formats. Submit via e-mail to Tom Sabulis, [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Opinion Editor.  More.
Letters: 150 words or fewer e-mail  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Include basic contact info. Bio information on employment/experience is suggested but optional. More.
Circulation: 211,420 (in 2009) and 683,911 (Sunday in 2014) | Online: 17 million monthly visitors (not unique) (2013)

 32.  Indianapolis Star (IN)

Op-Eds: 600 words. Prefers local writers, but people writing about topics of relevance to Indiana are okay too. Include name and contact information. Submit via e-mail: [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Let it Out is a regular column in The Star featuring reader feedback on a variety of topics. The comments can be funny, critical, inspiring and even poetic. If you’d like to submit your thoughts, please use the form. All comments remain anonymous.
Letters: 200 words or fewer. Submit using this online form, or mail to Letters to the Editor, The Indianapolis Star, P.O. Box 145, Indianapolis, IN 46206-0145. By submitting your work, you grant The Indianapolis Star the rights to publish, distribute, archive and use the work in print, electronic, online or other formats.
Circulation: 140,343 (daily) and 271,954 (Sunday)

 33.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (WI)

Op-Eds: 500-600 words, or longer at paper’s discretion. Opinion articles published in the Sunday Crossroads section and the Perspectives page. Timely, well-written, provocative opinions on topics of local interest are given first preference for publication. All submissions are subject to editing. Name, street address and daytime phone number are required. They will only contact people whose pieces are selected for publication. Submit via e-mail to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , mail to Crossroads/Perspectives, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, P.O. Box 371, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0371, or by fax: (414) 223-5444. More.
Letters: 200 words or less. Timely, well-written, provocative opinions on topics of interest in Milwaukee and Wisconsin are given first preference. All letters are subject to editing. Submit via this online form or by email to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Each writer is limited to one published letter every two months. More.
Circulation: 189,639 (daily) and 304,610 (Sunday) | Online: 395,000 unique monthly visitors in Milwaukee (2014)

 34.  Baltimore Sun (MD)

Op-Eds: 650-750 words. Local topics and authors are preferred. Submit using this online form.
Letters: The Sun welcomes letters of 250 words or less. All letters become property of the Sun, which reserves the right to edit them. Include name, address, day and evening telephone numbers. Submit via e-mail, [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by fax, 410-332-6977. More.
Circulation: 157,780 (daily) and 295,825 (Sunday) | Online: Nearly 5 million unique monthly visitors (2014). Both online and in print, it reaches 1 million readers each week (2014).

 35.  Pioneer Press (St. Paul, MN)

Op-Eds: Maximum of 750 words. Preference to regional issues, writers and communities typically underrepresented on opinion pages. E-mail your article to Pat Effenberger,[email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 615-228-5016.
 Letters: 150 words or fewer.Include full name, city of residence, street address and phone number. All letters subject to editing. Must be exclusive.  Send, as body of the email—not as an attachment, to   [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or to Opinion Pages, Pioneer Press, 345 Cedar St., St. Paul, MN 55101, or by fax, 651-228-5564. Direct questions to 651-228-5545. More.
Circulation: 272,413 (daily) and 290,413 (Sunday) | Online: 2.7 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 36.   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (PA)

Op-Eds: 600-800 words. They publish longer pieces in the Sunday Forum. They give priority to local writers writing on local topics. They generally don’t use unsolicited freelance pieces on national and international issues from outside the region unless the writer has special knowledge or the topic is of local interest. They welcome query letters. They will contact people about accepted pieces right away. They pay between $50-100 for most pieces. Submit via e-mail to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , by fax (Attn: Opinion Page) to 412-263-2606, or by mail to Opinion Page, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 34 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. More.
Letters: 250 words or fewer. Letters that are concise have a better chance of being used. E-mail   [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Address letters to: Letters to the Editor, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 34 Blvd. of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, or fax to 412/263-2014. More.
Circulation: 166,153 (daily) and 292,180 (Sunday) | Online: 3.8 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 37.  The Columbus Dispatch (OH)

Op-Eds: Op-Eds: 700-800 words. Submit via e-mail to the Forum Page Editor at  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . No attachments.
Letters: 200 words or fewer. Each letter must include name, home address and daytime phone number. Dispatch.com also posts letters that don’t make it to print in The Dispatch. Submit using this online form or mail to Letters to the Editor, The Dispatch, 34 S. 3rd St., Columbus, OH. 43215, or fax it to 614-461-8793.
Circulation: 138,386 (daily) and 240,015 (Sunday) | Online: 2.6 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 38.  Orlando Sentinel (FL)

Op-Ed: 700 words maximum. Typically the views of an expert in a particular field, this column includes a head-and-shoulders picture and a short bio. Send by e-mail:[email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or mail to Letter to the Editor, Orlando Sentinel, 633 N. Orange Ave. MP-218, Orlando, FL 32801 or by fax to 407-420-5286. More.
New Voices: This is a forum for readers from high-school age through 29, with a maximum of 630 words. Include a head-and-shoulders picture, and send to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or by mail.
Letters: 250 words or fewer. Letters should be brief and to the point and must include your name, address and daytime and evening telephone numbers. Submit it via the online form, or mail to Letter to the Editor, Orlando Sentinel, 633 N. Orange Ave. MP-218, Orlando, FL 32801 or by fax to 407-420-5286. More.
Circulation: 173,542 (daily) and 258,158 (Sunday) | Online: 3.2 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 39.  Louisville Courier-Journal (KY)

Op-Eds: 500-700 words. Include contact information. Submit via e-mail to Pam Platt, [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . For questions, call her at 502-582-4578.
Letters: 200 words or fewer. The letter must include your full name, address (e-mail address also, if you have one) and a daytime phone number. Please also type your letter’s topic or subject in the space provided. Submit using this online form
Circulation: Print: 120,739 (daily) and 212,566 (Sunday) (2014)

 40.  Las Vegas Review Journal (NV)

Op-Eds: 600-700 words. They prefer shorter pieces focused on or with a tie to local issues. Submit it by e-mail to  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  and write “Op-Ed Submission” in the subject line. You can cc Patrick Everson, [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , and also leave him a voicemail to let him know you submitted a piece: 702-383-0353.
Letters: You must include your name and phone number. Submit your letter via this online form.
Circulation: 167,000 (daily) and 183,164 (Sunday) | Online: 2 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 41.   Contra Costa Times (East Bay area of CA)

Op-Eds: 750 words maximum. Provide your full name, address, and telephone number with all submissions. E-mail by Friday noon of the week preceding publication to[email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ., or mail to P.O. Box 1189, Pacifica, Calif. 94044 or fax 359-3821 or in person to 59 Bill Drake Way (formerly Aura Vista Drive). More.
Letters: 250-300 words. Provide your full name, address, and telephone number with all submissions. E-mail by Friday noon of the week preceding publication to[email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ., or mail to P.O. Box 1189, Pacifica, Calif. 94044 or fax 359-3821 or in person to 59 Bill Drake Way (formerly Aura Vista Drive). More.

 42.  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Little Rock, AR)

Op-Eds: Should be 650-800 words and written by Arkansas residents. Include name, address, a note of bio and a daytime telephone number. E-mail [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . With questions, call Brenda Looper, 501-378-3481.
 Letters: 250 words or fewer. Clarity, brevity, and originality are valued. You must include the writer’s real name, mailing address and a daytime telephone number for verification. Submit using this online form.
Circulation: 217,047 (Sunday in 2014)

 43. Cincinnati Enquirer (OH)

Op-Eds: 400-450 words. Use the same e-mail address as letters:   [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Require a photo and a two-line bio about the author in order to be published. Also include a daytime phone number for the author.
Letters: Limited to 100 words, submit via e-mail:   [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  , mail: Cincinnati Enquirer, Letters to the Editor, 312 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202, the online form, or fax: (513) 768-8569. May be edited for space and clarity. Longer letters may be considered for other features on the Editorial Page, Opinions Page, or in Sunday Forum.
Circulation: 188,721 (daily) and 226,262 (Sunday) | Online: 3.1 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

 44.   Greensburg Tribune-Review and Pittsburg Tribune-Review (PA)

Op-Eds: Send to  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   or fax to 724/838-5171.
Letters: 200 words or fewer. No writer will be published more than once every 30 days. We reserve the right to accept or reject any letter for publication, and also to edit for grammar, length and accuracy. All letters must list the author’s name, address and telephone number for verification purposes. E-mail: [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   or mail to Letters to the Editor, Tribune-Review, 622 Cabin Hill Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601 or fax 724/838-5171.  More.
Circulation: 116,947 (daily) and 209,556 (Sunday) (2014)

 45.  The Detroit News (MI)

Op-Eds: 600-750 words for pieces of “Commentary” on current public policy and societal issues on the local state, national and international scene. First priority given to local and state topics written by Michigan writers. Must be exclusive in Detroit metro area. Send by email to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or fax to 313/222-6417or mail to James David Dickson, The Detroit News, Editorial Page, 615 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit, Michigan 48226.
Letters: 250 words maximum. Direct rebuttals to editorials may be up to 300 words. Include all contact information. E-mail:   [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or fax 313/222-6417, or mail: The Detroit News, Letters, Editorial Page, 615 W. Lafayette, Detroit, MI 48226. Letters are subject to editing. Letters already submitted to other publications are not considered.
Circulation: 141,668 (2011)  

 46.  The Charlotte Observer (NC)

Op-Eds: Up to 750 words. Submit your op-ed pieces to the same mailing address, fax number and e-mail as letters to the editor with “op-ed” in the subject heading.
 Letters: Letters typically address a single idea and do not exceed 150 words. Please sign (unless you are using e-mail or computer fax) and include your address and daytime telephone number. They edit for brevity, grammar and clarity, and they reject letters published elsewhere. Send letters to The Observer Forum, The Charlotte Observer, P.O. Box 30308, Charlotte, NC 28230-0308 or fax them to 704/358-5022. Letters can also be emailed to  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Circulation: 131,254 (daily in 2014) and 179,698 (Sunday in 2014) | 3.1 million unique monthly visitors (2013)  

 47.  Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, TX)

Op-Eds: 750 words or fewer, prefers timely issues that are of particular interest in the region. Include your contact information. Mail: Op-Ed Page Editor, Box 1870, Fort Worth, Texas 76101, fax: 817/390-7831. Submissions via e-mail are preferred:  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Letters: Suggested length is 200 words or less. May be edited for pace, clarity, civility and accuracy. Letters must include author’s full name, address and day and home phone numbers for verification purposes only. Submit via e-mail: [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , fax: 817-390-7688, and mail: Box 1870, Fort Worth, TX 7101. Questions call 817-390-7830 to speak with Mike Norman, Editorial Page Director. More.
Circulation: 124,877 (daily in 2014) and 293,846 (Sunday in 2014) | 2.2 million unique monthly visitors (2013)

 48.  The Buffalo News (NY)

Op-Eds: “My View” is 600 words. Personal narrative, open to all Western New York writers. Another Voice” is 475 words. Issue-oriented that requires background or expertise on the topic. Submit either, with your contact information, to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .More.
Letters: Up to 250 words. Must include the writer’s name, address, and phone number. Email to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Circulation: 137,797 (daily) 

 49.  Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, VA)

Op-Eds: 750 words or less. Local interest is key to getting your op-ed printed. Be sure to include your name, address and phone number. E-mail [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  by fax at 757/446-2051.
 Letters: 150 words. They want concise letters on public issues. Letters may be edited for length, style and clarity and writers are limited to one published letter every month. Please add your name, city, street address and daytime telephone number for confirmation. E- mail:  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   or fax at 757/446-2051, or mail to Letters to the Editor, P.O. Box 449, Norfolk, VA 23501-0449. More.
Circulation: 126,053 (daily) | Online: more than 100,000 unique daily visitors (2014)

 50.  Miami Herald (FL)

Op-Eds: Under 650 words. Published submissions are to be used exclusively for the Miami Herald. E-mailed submissions are preferred. Send by e-mail to  [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  . Include a head-shot. Provide e-mail address or a website to run with the column. If you do not hear within ten days, safely assume submission has been declined. More.
Letters: Include contact information. They only publish writers once per 60 days. Submit by email to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , by fax to 305-376-8950, or mail to the Readers’ Forum, The Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, FL 33132.
Circulation: Print: 129,907 (daily in 2013) and 264,995 (Sunday in 2014) | Online: 500,000 monthly unique visitors (2014)  

51. The Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA)

Op-Eds: Limit 700 words. Articles should have a strong Louisiana angle. They edit for length and clarity. All submissions become the property of The Times-Picayune and will not be returned; they may be published or otherwise reused in any medium. Submit using this online form.
Letters: 200 words maximum. All submissions must include a daytime phone number and full name. Initials and pen names are not accepted. Do not send a letter as an email attachment such as .doc or .txt. All submissions become the property of The Times-Picayune and will not be returned. Submissions may be edited and may be published or otherwise reused in any medium. Submit via e-mail to [email protected] , or by mail to Letters to the Editor, The Times-Picayune, 365 Canal Street, Suite 3100, New Orleans, LA 70130
Circulation: 159,877 (Sunday in 2014) | Online: 3.4 million unique online visitors (2011)

52.  South Florida Sun-Sentinel (FL)

Op-Eds: You can submit two types of pieces. “Viewpoints” are 450 words and it’s easier to get placement. Op-Eds are 650 words but are harder to place because the paper runs their own opinion pieces on certain days. Include contact information, a short byline and a high resolution JPG photo of the author and note in the subject line it’s a submission. E-mail submission to Diana Mellion, [email protected] .
Letters: 200 words maximum and 100 words or fewer stands the best chance of being published. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. All letters are subject to editing. MOST letters are edited for clarification and length. They only contact people they will publish. More. You can submit via e-mail (no attachments)  [email protected]   or submit via this online form in the bottom right-hand side.
Circulation: 151,413 (daily) and 206,175 (Sunday) | Online: 1.4 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

53.  Omaha World-Herald (NE)

Op-Eds: 700-800 words. In the subject line write, “Another Point of View” and send to  [email protected] , or mail to Omaha World-Herald, 1334 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68102, or fax to 402-345-4547.
Letters: 200 words maximum. Letters must include the writer’s first and last names as well as the writer’s address and telephone number. Letters must be in the original words of the writer and may be edited for reasons including taste, accuracy, clarity and length. Send by e-mail to  [email protected] . More.
Circulation: 125,748 (daily) and 152,416 (Sunday) | Online: 1.4 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

54.  The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Op-Eds: 700 words. E-mail:   [email protected]   or fax: 201/646-4749. http://www.northjersey.com/
Letters: 200 words maximum. Please be brief and include all contact information. Submit via e-mail to [email protected]   or by fax to 201-457-2520.
Circulation: 147,413 (daily) and 201,816 (Sunday) (2014)

55.  The Tampa Tribune (FL)

Op-Eds: 500-750 words. Submissions should be about an issue that is of interest in the local area. Include name, address, title, phone number and “any information that you think would be needed for footer info.” Submit via this online form and indicate it’s an op-ed at the top of the submission.
Letters: 150 word limit, include daytime phone and address. Submit your letter via this online form.
Circulation: 117,839 (daily) and 220,100 (Sunday) (2014)

56.  San Antonio Express News (TX)

Op-Eds: The shorter the better. All letters and guest commentaries are subject to editing for style, spelling and libel. They must include the author’s full name (no initials or pseudonyms), place of residency and phone number. Submit by 5 p.m. on Fridays for consideration in the next editing to[email protected] . More.
Letters: The shorter the better. All letters and guest commentaries are subject to editing for style, spelling and libel. They must include the author’s full name (no initials or pseudonyms), place of residency and phone number. Submit by 5 p.m. on Fridays for consideration in the next editing to[email protected] . More.
Circulation: 114,779 (daily in 2014) and 331,963 (Sunday in 2014) | Online: 2.4 million unique monthly visitors (2011)

57.  The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)

Op-Eds: 500 words. Preference given to Oklahoma authors and topics of interest to people in Oklahoma. Include a biographical byline and attach a high resolution photo of the author. Submit via e-mail to J.E. McReynolds, [email protected] . Questions? Call him at 405-475-3469.
Letters: 250 word max. Cover your topic in the fewest possible words. Get to your main point quickly. Stay focused on your key points. Include full name, address and e-mail. Submit letters to the editor via this online form. More.
Circulation: 117,180 (daily) and 157,480 (Sunday) (2014)

58. The Hartford Courant (CT)

Op-Eds: Limit 700 words.  Pieces should be provocative, highly opinionated, easy-to-read essays, usually on a public policy issue, although personal pieces are also welcome. Those who wish to write op-eds for the Other Opinion page should have expertise or personal experience with the subject they are writing about. We give priority to locally written pieces on statewide or regional issues. They pay $40 for op-ed pieces, slightly more for Commentary cover articles. We do not pay for essays by think tanks, advocacy groups, government officials, commercial concerns. Read the full guidelines. Submissions should be sent via e-mail to [email protected]  (preferred method), pasted into the body of the email, or by fax to 860-520-6941.
Letters: 200 word maximum. Letters require full name, mailing address, phone numbers and e-mail address for verification. Your letter should be exclusive to The Courant. Your submission may be edited and shortened. Writers will ordinarily be limited to one published letter every two months. Submit via this online form.
Circulation: 120,473 (daily) and 180,584 (Sunday) | Online: 1.7 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

59. The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Op-Eds: 700 word limit. They are looking for pieces that has relevancy and a connection to the Memphis area. Include a short byline and attach a high resolution JPG photo. Send submissions to Jerome Wright,[email protected] . Questions? Call him at 901-529-5830.
Letters: 200-250 words. Must be timely and relevant to the Memphis area. All letters must include the writer’s name, full home address and daytime and evening phone numbers for verification. Send submissions to[email protected] . Questions? Call 901-529-5830.
Circulation: 143,013 (Sunday)

60.  Austin American-Statesman (TX)

Op-Ed: 600-650 word maximum. Include a one-sentence biography and attach a JPG photo of yourself. Submit via e-mail to [email protected] .
Letters: 1000 characters. Letters are edited for brevity, grammar, and clarity. Letters typically address a single idea. Submit via this online form. You can also submit via mail to Letters to the Editor, P.O. Box 670, Austin, Texas 78767.
Circulation: 126,816 (daily) and 192,647 (Sunday) | Online: 4.4 million uniquely monthly visitors to the Statesman.com and Austin360.com (2014)

61.  News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)

Letters: 200 word limit. Include name, mailing address, email address, and daytime phone number. Letters may be mailed to “The People’s Forum, PO Box 191, Raleigh, NC 27620,” faxed to (919) 829-4872, or submitted via this online form.
Circulation: 121,441 (daily) and 171,406 (Sunday) | Online: 2.1 million unique visitors (2014)

62.  Investor’s Business Daily (Los Angeles, CA)

Op-Eds: To submit an Op-Ed article for consideration for IBD’s Editorial page, email it to [email protected]
Circulation: 182,588 (daily) | Online: 3 million unique monthly visitors (2013)

63.  Boston Herald (MA)

Op-Eds: 650-800 words. Include contact information. Send via e-mail to  [email protected]  or fax to 617/542-1315.
Letters: E-mail to  [email protected] or submit using this online form.
Circulation: 101,380 (daily) | Online: 2.7 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

64. Times Dispatch (Richmond, VA)

Op-Eds: 800 words or less. Rarely accept unsolicited op-eds, and the ones they use must be specifically Virginia- and/or Richmond-related, as well as exclusive to the Times-Dispatch. This excludes most pieces dealing with national or international subjects. E-mail Cindy Paris, [email protected]   .
Letters: Submit signed letters by fax: 804/-819-1216 or e-mail  [email protected] or Todd Culbertson, [email protected] .
Circulation: 99,802 (daily) and 144,802 (Sunday) | Online: 120,000 daily visitors (2014)

65.  The Tennessean (Nashville)

Op-Eds: 600-700 words. E-mail submission to voices@tennessean.com . Questions? Call Ted Rayburn, 615-259-8063.
Letters: Preference will be given to letters of less than 250 words. To be considered for publication, letters must include the writer’s name, street address and daytime telephone number. Only the name, hometown and ZIP code will be published. Letter writers who would like their e-mail addresses published should include that address with the letter. Submit via this online form. Letters may also be mailed to Letters to the Editor, The Tennessean, 1100 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203. They may be e-mailed to letters@tennessean.com   or faxed to 615-259-8093.
Circulation: 95,771 (daily) and 212,839 (Sunday) | Online: 1.3 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

66.  Fresno Bee (CA)

Op-Eds: Submit 750 words for Valley Voices, E-mail to  letters@fresnobee.com and write “Valley Voices” submission in the subject line.
Letters: 200 words maximum. Submit via this online form.
Circulation: 92,390 (daily) and 119,981 (Sunday) | Online: 1,045,00 unique visitors per month (2014)

67.  Rochester Democrat & Chronicle (NY)

Speaking Out: 400 or fewer words. All letters and essays chosen for publication are subject to editing for length, clarity and accuracy. For questions about essays, call 258-2250. Submit via this online form.
Letters: 150 words or fewer. All letters and essays chosen for publication are subject to editing for length, clarity and accuracy. For questions about essays, call 258-2250. Submit via this online form
Circulation: 94,103 (daily) and 130,621 (Sunday) (2014)

68.   Asbury Park Press (NJ)

Op-Eds: 400 words or less, prefer writers with expertise in the area they are writing about. Submit all pieces to Op-Ed Editor, Randy Bergmann. E-mail:  rbergmann@app.com   or fax: 732/643-4014.
Letters: 200 words maximum. Send via email to Linda Reddington, lreddington@app.com , or via regular mail: Your Views, Asbury Park Press 3601 Highway 66, Box 1550, Neptune NJ 07754-1551 or by fax (732) 643-4014.
Circulation: 82,808 (daily) and 124,918 (Sunday) (2014)

69.  Birmingham News (AL)

Op-Eds: 600 words. Send pieces to letters@al.com and indicate in the subject that it’s an op-ed. You can also cc or send questions to KA Turner, Director of Opinion and Commentary, kturner@al.com , 205-325-3387.
Letters: 250 words maximum. The letter should express opinions on topics of local interest. Letters may be edited for clarity or shortened for publication. Submit using this online form or by emailingbhamletters@al.com .
Circulation: 87,011 (daily in 2014) and 153,371 (Sunday in 2014) | Online: 4.2 million unique monthly visitors (2013)

70. Des Moines Register (IA)

Op-Eds: 700 words on topics related to Iowa and of interest to our readers. If published, a head shot and a signed essay agreement form is necessary. E-mail to revans@dmreg.com . Questions? Call Randy Evans, 515-284-8118.
Letters: 200 words or fewer. Include your name, complete address and daytime phone number.
All submissions may be edited for length, accuracy and clarity and may be published or distributed in print, electronic or other forms. Send via this online form, or e-mail letters@dmreg.com or fax 515-286-2504.
Circulation: 86,982 (daily) and 177,709 (Sunday) | Online: 69,305 unique monthly visitors (2014)

71.  West Palm Beach Post (FL)

Op-Eds: 600-700 words, must be timely, a strong opinion and well-stated. E-mail to letters@pbpost.com and indicate it’s an op-ed in the subject line.
Letters: The Palm Beach Post welcomes letters about issues of current interest and material that has appeared in the newspaper. Maximum of 250 words, all are subject to editing for brevity and clarity. Send to letters@pbpost.com .
Circulation: 105,335 (daily) and 128,917 (Sunday) | Online: 2.3 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

72.   Honolulu Star-Advertiser (HI)

Op-Eds: 500-600 words. The article may be edited for clarity and length. Include your name, address, and phone number.  E-mail to letters@honoluluadvertiser.com  or mail to Letters to the Editor, Star-Advertiser, 7 Waterfront Plaza, 500 Ala Moana, Suite 7-210, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.
Letters: 200 words or fewer. Letters must be in good taste on any topic. Submissions must include writer’s true name, address and telephone number. Submit via this online form. E-mail: letters@honoluluadvertiser.com  or mail to Letters to the Editor, Star-Advertiser, 7 Waterfront Plaza, 500 Ala Moana, Suite 7-210, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.
Circulation: 196,020 (daily in 2014) and 213,988 (Sunday in 2014) | Online:  1.4 million unique online visitors (2013)

73.  Riverside Press-Enterprise (CA)

Op-Eds: Manuscripts must be brief. Submit by fax: 909/368-9022 or e-mail:  letters@pe.com  .
Letters: 200 words. Include contact information. To improve the likelihood of publication, please cite sources, if appropriate, to support claims involving events or statistics. Submit via this online form.
Circulation: 1.23 million people monthly, combined online and print circulation numbers (2014)

74.  Salt Lake City Tribune (UT)

Op-Eds: 600 words. All submissions should include name, address, telephone number and some information on the author so that it can be included on the end of the piece. E-mail Tim Fitzpatrick, editor of the editorial page, at  fitz@sltrib.com (no attachments); send the typed, double-spaced submission to Tim Fitzpatrick, The Salt Lake Tribune, 90 S. 400 West, Suite 700, Salt Lake City, UT 84101; or fax 801/257-8515.
Letters: 200 words. Include full contact information. Concise letters developing a single theme are more likely to be published. For printed submissions, please type and double space throughout. Letters are condensed and edited. Because of the volume of mail received, not all submissions are published. Submit by email to letters@sltrib.com   (no attachments), by fax to 801-257-8950 or by mail to Salt Lake Tribune, 90 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101. More.
Circulation: 402,835 (Sunday) | Online: 26 million page views (2014)

75.  Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)

Letters: 300 word max. Attach digital photograph of yourself, at least 300 dpi, for publication. All submissions must include your name, town, and day and evening phone numbers. All submissions are considered for publication in print and online. No letter will be published anonymously. All letters are subject to editing. Submit via this online form.
Circulation: 150,000 (daily) | Online: 10 million page views per month (2014)

76.  Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville)

Opinion Blog: Create an account with the website and you can submit an opinion blog post. More.
Letters: 250 words. To increase the chances of a letter being used, choose one topic and make the point succinctly. Broad topics such as the future of the human species generally are less likely to be used than specific topics such as a pending issue in the City Council that is nearing final action. Include contact information and name. Send via email to letters@jacksonville.com (no attachments) or via this online form.More.
Circulation: 82,340 (daily in 2013) and 117,325 (Sunday in 2014) | Online: 1.8 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

77.  Providence Journal (RI)

Op-Eds: 800 words. If you refer to a published piece, please include the headline and date of the article. Please include a line at the bottom identifying you and any special expertise you have in the topic. They may edit opeds for length and clarity. You must include your full address and phone number for confirmation purposes. They do not accept faxed columns. Submit via e-mail to letters@providencejournal.com or by mail to Op-ed Submission, The Providence Journal, 75 Fountain Street, Providence, RI 02902. More.
Letters: They strongly favor letters of 150 words or fewer. Include contact information. They may edit letters for length and clarity. No faxed letters. Submit via email to letters@providencejournal.com or by mail to Letters to the Editor, The Providence Journal, 75 Fountain Street, Providence, RI 02902. More.
Circulation: 86,534 (daily) and 123,176 (Sunday)  | Online: 1.1 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

78.  Toledo Blade (OH)

Op-Eds: 750 words. Include full name, address and daytime phone number. Submit via e-mail to David Kushma, dkushma@theblade.com . Call with any questions: 419-724-6170.
Letters: 200 words. Must include name, day phone and an address. Submit via this online form, or by mail to Readers’ Forum, The Blade, 541 North Superior Street, PO Box 921, Toledo, OH 43697, or by fax to 419/724-6191.
Circulation: 103,443 (daily) and 128,385 (Sunday) | Online: 382,141 unique monthly visitors (2014)

79.   Dayton Daily News (OH)

Op-Eds: 700-750 words, include daytime phone numbers with all submissions. E-mail:  edletter@coxohio.com  .
Letters: 250 words. Include your full name and a daytime telephone number. To publish as many letters as possible, they may be edited. No attachments, please. Submit via this online form, or fax your letter to (937) 225-7302, or mail: Letters to the editor, 1611 S. Main St., Dayton, OH 45409.
Circulation: 96,606 (daily) and 171,380 (Sunday) | Online: 1 million monthly visitors (2014)

80.  Grand Rapids Press (MI)

Op-Eds: 750 words or less, Press prefers that the author be both an area resident and an expert on the issue. Prefers e-mail submissions. E-mail (no attachments) to  grletters@mlive.com or fax to 616/222-5212.
Letters: 200 words. Include your full name, home address and phone number. All submissions are subject to condensation and editing. Writers are limited to one letter every 60 days. E-mail a letter to the editor for publication online and in print: grletters@mlive.com .
Circulation: 82,021 (daily) and 120,935 (Sunday) (2014) | Online: 430,000 unique monthly visitors (2011)

81.  Tulsa World (OK)

Op-Eds: 650 words. Include contact information. Send via e-mail to  letters@tulsaworld.com .
Letters: 250 words. Include contact information. Letters may be edited for length, style and grammar. Submit via this online form.
Circulation: 73,924 (daily) and 105,873 (Sunday) | Online: 109,883 unique monthly visitors (2014)

82. Allentown Morning Call (PA)

Op-Eds: 700 words maximum. Pieces should be on a topic in your area of expertise and of local, regional, or state interest. Include your background, affiliation, address, and phone number. Submit “Your View” pieces to townsquare@mcall.com , or mail to Town Square, The Morning Call, Box 1260, Allentown, PA 18105. More.
Letters: 200 word limit. Include contact information. Because of the volume of letters, unpublished letters cannot be acknowledged or returned. The Morning Call reserves the right to edit and condense all letters. Submit via this online form, by e-mail:  letters@mcall.com ,  fax: (610) 820-6693, or mail: Letters to the Editor, The Morning Call, Box 1260, Allentown, PA 18105.
Circulation: 82,195 (daily) and 127,517 (Sunday) | Online: 937,500 unique monthly visitors (2014)

83.  Knoxville News-Sentinel (TN)

Op-Eds: 600-700 words. E-mail to   letters@knoxnews.com and indicate that it’s intended to be an op-ed submission. Include a bio and contact information.
Letters: 300 words maximum. The letter should be sent only to the News Sentinel. It should be signed and include a street address and phone number. All letters are subject to editing and condensing. Submit via e-mail to  letters@knoxnews.com , by fax 865-342-6265, or by mail, Letters to the Editor, News Sentinel, 2332 News Sentinel Drive, Knoxville, TN 37921
Circulation: 99,733 | Online: More than 1 million unique monthly visitors (2104)

84. Lexington Herald-Leader (KY)

Op-Eds: 700 words max and writer must have demonstrated special interest. Include name, address, and phone number. Submit via e-mail to hleditorial@herald-leader.com
Letters: 250 words. Include your name and contact information. They may edit the letter for brevity, content and clarity. Submit via this online form, or submit by fax to 859-231-3332 or by mail to Letters to the Editor, Lexington Herald-Leader, 100 Midland Ave, Lexington, KY 40508.
Circulation: 74,253 (daily in 2014) and 92,708 (Sunday in 2014) | Online: 1.5 million unique monthly visitors (2013)

85.  Akron Beacon Journal (OH)

Op Eds: 500-750 words. Guidelines listed daily in print edition of paper. Author should include bio. E-mail: vop@thebeaconjournal.com  .
Letters: Send emails without attachments to  vop@thebeaconjournal.com . You must include your name, address and phone number to be considered for publication.
Circulation: 77,471 (daily) and 103,608 (Sunday) (2014) | Online: 8.23 million monthly page views (not unique) (2013)

86.  Daily News (Los Angeles)

Op-Ed: 600-700 words. Submit an essay with your contact information to Mike Brossart,mike.brossart@langnews.com . Call him with any questions, 909-483-9313.
Letters: 150 words. Letters must be signed and include a daytime phone number and the community or city in which the author lives. Submit via e-mail (no attachments) to dnforum@dailynews.com .
Circulation: 441,000 (daily) and 506,000 (Sunday) | Online: 2.4 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

87.  Albuquerque Journal (NM)

Op-Eds: Prefers locally written commentaries and a limit of 750 words. Send to Dan Herrera,dherrera@abqjournal.com . Call with questions, 505-823-3810.
Letters: Preference is given to letters that are fresh, brief, clear and that don’t require factual verification. Letters must include writer’s signature, home address and telephone, and a daytime number. Submit via this online form.
Circulation: 92,101 (daily) and 115,697 (Sunday) | Online: 700,000 unique monthly visitors (2014)

88.  Arizona Daily Star (Tuscon, AZ)

Op-Eds: 600 words. Pieces should express ideas, viewpoints, criticism and news analysis that encourage discussion on issues with an impact on the community. When writing, authors should fully disclose their relationship with an issue and their expertise on the topic. This is particularly relevant when writing about a political campaign or candidate. Facts must be annotated. Please include a head-and-shoulders photograph, first saved as a high resolution jpg and then attached to the form. Submit via this online form.
Letters: 150 words. Letters should have ideas, viewpoints, criticism and news analysis that encourage discussion on issues impacting the community. Submissions may be edited for clarity or length. All submissions become the property of the Arizona Daily Star. Submit via this online form.
Circulation: 93,770 | Online: 487,000 (2012)

89.  The Post Standard (Syracuse, NY)

Op-Eds: 750 words. Essays should be about issues directly affecting Central New York. Include contact information and a short bio. E-mail to letters@syracuse.com .
Letters:
 250 word limit. Anything you send becomes property of The Herald Co., publishers of The Post-Standard. Material may be excerpted, edited for length or content, and may be published or used in any other way. Due to the volume of submissions, you may be limited to one entry per month. Submit via this online form.
Circulation: 96,835 (daily) and 148,003 (Sunday) (2014)

90.  The Press Register (Mobile, AL)

Op-Eds: 650 word. Submit essay with contact information to the Director of Commentary and Opinion,kturner@al.com . Letters: 250 words maximum. The letter should express opinions on topics of local interest. Letters may be edited for clarity or shortened for publication. Submit using this online form or by emailingmobileletters@al.com .
Circulation: 92,849. 

91.  The Oakland Tribune (CA)

My Word (Op-Eds): 550 word limit. Include name, home address, and a daytime phone number. All essays are subject to verification and editing for legal aspects, style, clarity and brevity. The Opinion Editor is Dan Hatfield who can be reached at 925-977-8430,  dhatfield@bayareanewsgroup.com  . You can submit your My Word article via this online form.
Letters: 250 words or less. You can submit your letter via this online form.
Circulation: Print: 92,794.

92.  Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, WI)

Letters: 250 words. The writer’s name and hometown will be published, but not the personal contact information. The Wisconsin State Journal doesn’t print letters that have been copied from advocacy websites or organizations. Submit via this online form.
Circulation: Nearly 80,000 (daily) | Online: 1 million unique monthly visitors (2013)

93.  La Opinion (Los Angeles, CA)

Letters: Spanish newspaper in Los Angeles. Send by e-mail to  editorial@laopinion.com  or tribuna@laopinion.com .
Circulation: 2.2 million monthly print and online circulation (2011)

94.  News Journal / Delaware Online (Wilmington, DE)

Letters: 250 words. It should be brief as possible, about an issue important to the greater Delaware community, and please include full contact information. Submit via this online form, or mail to Letters to the Editor, Box 15505, Wilmington, DE 19850 or fax to 302/324-2595.
Circulation: 91,962 | Online: 1.2 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

95.  Tacoma News Tribune (WA)

Op-Eds:
 500 words. Pieces are selected based on a personal experience or expertise and must be of unusual interest to readers. Send via this online form, by email to Patrick.ocallahan@thenewstribune.com .
Letters: 200 word limit and those less than 150 words will receive priority. Include your contact information. Send via this online form. Tips (right-hand column).
Circulation: 64,224 (daily in 2014) and 123,236 (Sunday in 2014) | Online: 1.1 million unique monthly visitors (2013)

96.  The Advocate (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)

Letters: 450 words. Submit via this online form.
Circulation: Print: 87,881.

97.  Post & Courier (Charleston, SC)

Op-Eds: No more than 700 words. Include contact information. Send to Charles Rowe, Opinion Page Editor, crowe@postandcourier.com Letters: Submissions are subject to editing for length, clarity. Include contact information. Submit via e-mail: letters@postandcourier.com
Circulation: 84,218 (daily) and 90,168 (Sunday) | Online: 1.6 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

98.  The Journal News (White Plains, NY)

Op-Eds: 750 words. Essays shoulddeal with a timely, and preferably local, issue of public interest. They should be well-composed essays on points of view that merit more detailed discussion than is available in briefer letters to the editor.
You must include your name, address and daytime telephone number to permit verification. Be sure to let them know if you have particular experience, training or expertise that is relevant to the subject matter of your essay. Submit via e-mail to letters@lohud.com (with “Community View” in the subject line), by fax to 914-696-8396, or by mail to Community View, The Journal News, 1133 Westchester Ave., Suite N110, White Plains, NY 10604. More.
Letters: Letters may be edited for length. Please provide name, address and telephone number for verification. Letters may be published in print and/or distributed electronically. Submit via this online form, by e-mail to letters@lohud.com , or by mail to Letters to the Editor, The Journal News, 1133 Westchester Ave., Suite N110, White Plains, NY 10604.
Circulation: 77,838 (Sunday) (2014)

99.  The State (SC)

Op-Eds: Op-ed writers are expected to bring a knowledge or expertise to the topic. Columns should not merely state the writer’s opinion, but should put forth information-backed arguments that are likely to persuade readers. They do not generally publish out of state authors. Submit via this online form.
Letters: Should be concise and legible. Letters will be edited. They do not generally accept pieces from people outside the state. Submit via this online form.
Circulation: 268,374 (daily) and 316,096 (Sunday) | Online: 1.2 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

100. The Times of Northwest Indiana (Munster, Indiana)

Op-Eds: 450 word limit. Send either to  letters@nwi.com  or  doug.ross@nwi.com  .
Letters: 150 word limit. Submit via this online form. 
Circulation: 83,680 | Online: 90,000 unique monthly visitors (2014)

101. Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, MA)

Letters: 250 words. Read guidelines. Submit via e-mail to  letters@telegram.com , by mail to Letters to the Editor, Telegram & Gazette, Box 15012, Worcester, MA 01615-0012.
Circulation: 79,650 (Sunday) | Online: 500,000 unique monthly visitors (2014)

102. Spokesman- Review (Spokane, WA)

Letters: Letters up to 200 words on topics of general interest may be submitted. All letters are subject to editing. Please include contact information. Submit via this online form. More.
Circulation: 93,917 (Sunday)

103. News Journal (Daytona Beach, FL)

Op-Eds: 400-500 words. E-mail (no attachments, with “op-ed” as subject heading) to Scott Kent,scott.kent@news-jrnl.com . Call 386-681-2248 with questions.
Letter: 300 words. The piece should cover a single subject. Include your full name and contact. The piece may be edited. Submit via this online form, by e-mail to letters@news-jrnl.com , by mail to Letters to the Editor, The News-Journal, P.0. Box 2831, Daytona Beach, FL 32120 or by fax: 386/258-1577.
Circulation: 61,000 (daily) and 83,000 (Sunday) (2011) | Online: 131,000 unique monthly visitors (2012)

104. Washington Times (DC)

Op-Eds: 600 to 800 words. The Washington Times does not accept unsolicited manuscripts by e-mail. Please mail all articles. Requires exclusivity in DC area, i.e. cannot submit to Washington Post when submitting to Washington Times. E-mail commentary@washingtontimes.com .
Letters: 300 words. Please include your name, address and a phone number where you can be reached. Email to  yourletters@washingtontimes.com .
Circulation: 3.7 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

105. Philadelphia Daily News / Philly.com (PA)

Op-Eds: 600 words. Must be exclusive to Daily News and include contact information. E-mail oped@phillynews.com .
Letters: Make sure to sign your letter and include address, day & evening phone numbers and email. Send by mail: Box 7788 Philadelphia, PA 19101. By Fax: (215) 854-5691. By e-mail:   views@phillynews.com  . All submissions become property of the Daily News and may be republished in any form or medium. Writers are limited to one published letter every two weeks. Submit by e-mail to SSHEA@PhillyNews.com
Circulation: 78,363 (daily) and 103,211 (Sunday) (2014) | Online: 7.5 to 9 million monthly visitors (2013)

106. Sarasota Herald-Tribune (FL)

Op-Eds: Up to 700 words. Submit articles via e-mail to Opinion Editor Tom Tryon,tom.tryon@heraldtribune.com
Letters: 300 words or less, submit via this online form.
Circulation: 73,698 (daily) and 94,806 (Sunday) | Online: 800,000 unique monthly visitors (2014)

107. Forbes Magazine

Op-Eds: They prefer shorter pieces, longer ones will take longer to evaluate. Allow five business days for review. Do not follow-up to find out if they have reviewed it. If you have not heard in 5 days, you can assume they are passing. If they accept a piece, they reserve the right to edit it for clarity. Submit via e-mail toopinion@forbes.com . More.
Circulation: 17 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

108. Chronicle of Philanthropy

Op-Eds: Articles for the Opinion pages should focus on issues of concern to charities, foundations, donors, and others who have a stake in the charitable nonprofit world. They may also discuss national or international affairs, in the context of their impact on the work of charities and grant makers. They may be sent by e-mail to  editor@philanthropy.com  or by regular mail to: Opinion Editor, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, 1255 23rd Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037..
Letters: Letters may be sent by e-mail to  letters@philanthropy.com  or by regular mail to Letters to the Editor, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, 1255 23rd Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037.
Circulation: Print: Around 78,000 readers | Online: 208,000 unique monthly visitors (2014)

109. The Huffington Post

Op-Eds: 800 words. The Huffington Post is an aggregate blog that features both professional columnists and non-columnists. Submissions should focus on timeliness and credibility: write what you know and, preferably, when it is relevant. Pitch to Hayley Miller at hayley.miller@huffingtonpost.com .
Circulation: The blog receives and estimated 13 million unique visitations per month (February, 2011: per, http://bit.ly/Jwsk).
Read The OpEd Project’s interview with Stuart Whatley, Huffington Post Associate Blog Editor in the Washington D.C. bureau.
Circulation: 46 million US unique monthly visitors and 78 million global unique monthly visitors (2013)

110. NPR (National Public Radio)

Commentary: 450 words, We look for commentary or essays that tell a tale, reveal a personal reflection, or add an informed perspective to events in the news. We want pieces that express an original idea with clear, creative writing. While many essays are from regularly scheduled commentators, we also want to hear from people who can comment on a once-only basis. See more guidelines. Send your commentary (with the words “Commentary Submission” in the subject line) to Morning Editionmecommentary@npr.org  or All Things Considered: atccommentary@npr.org .
Circulation: 34.2 million weekly listeners | Online: 17.2 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

111. ColorLines (The national newsmagazine on race and politics)

Op-Eds: They welcome queries for their news and analysis features. Please send your queries in the body of an email, rather than as an attachment, to submissions@colorlines.com . Include “editorial query” in the subject line. They discourage sending completed manuscripts. Read their four tips (know what they do, be timely, show, don’t tell, and sell it).

An executive of the Applied Research Center, the public policy institute that ColorLines is a project of, provided us with exemplary Op-Eds by ARC staff: “The White Supremacist in Us,” by Rinku Sen, published in the Huffington Post; “Taking on Postracialism” by Rinku Sen, published in On the Issues Magazine; “Torn Apart by Homeland Security” by Julianne Hing, published in ColorLines  “New York Abandons Role as Sanctuary for Immigrants,” by Seth Wessler, published in the Huffington Post. Check them out to get a better idea of what ColorLines is looking for.
Circulation: 1.4 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

112. The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON Canada)

Facts & Arguments: 800-1000 words. Essays should be on a personal rather than a political subject. Submissions can come from anywhere in the world. E-mail submissions to  facts@globeandmail.com (no attachments) or mail them to Facts & Arguments, The Globe and Mail, 444 Front St. W., Toronto, ON, M5V 2S9. You’ll be notified within one month only if your essay is going to be used. More.
Comment: 650 words. Include your name, mailing address and daytime phone number. You will be notified within two weeks if it’s accepted. If you do not hear back, it is safe to assume they passed. If it is accepted, you will be asked to sign a freelance agreement. Submit via e-mail to comment@globeandmail.ca (no attachments) or by fax to 416-585-5085. More.
Letters to the Editor: 150 words. Any subject is fine. G&M reserves the right to condense and edit them. Include name, mailing address, and daytime phone number. Submit via e-mail to letters@globeandmail.ca(no attachments) or by fax to 416-585-5085. More.
Circulation: 4.4 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

113. Slate Magazine

Op-Eds: Unsolicited articles should be emailed to  slateoffice@slate.com with “article submission” in the subject line. They cannot respond to every submission. More.
Circulation: Nearly 2.5 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

114. New American Media (The first and largest collaboration of ethnic news organizations)

Articles: 800 word max. Exclusive submissions only. All stories are considered on an “on spec” basis. Please email stories to Elena Shore ( eshore@newamericamedia.org ) and Andrew Lam at alam@newamericanmedia.org  . Include your telephone number and how you wish to be described in the editor’s note. More.

115. The Root (published by Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive)

Freelancers interested in writing for The Root should submit 1-2 paragraph story pitches, along with links to previously published clips. Please copy and paste the pitch into the body of the email and also attach as a word document. Send submissions, along with a short bio and contact information tosubmissions@theroot.com . More.
Circulation: 5.16 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

116. TheGrio.com (African American Breaking News and Opinions)

Op-Eds: 400-500 words. Submit a 250 word (or fewer) query first. Briefly summarize your article proposal and your relevant experience. They are looking for well-informed, punchy writing concerning the African-American experience. Submissions should be sent by email to:   contributor@thegrio.com  . Make sure the subject line is titled “Submission.” More.
Circulation: 2.5 million unique monthly visitors (2013)

117. Ms. Magazine

Submissions: Please include a brief bio and 2-3 previously published clips. Query letters should clearly state the topic of your proposed project and qualifications to write on this topic. You can also submit 800 word pieces for consideration. Looking for pieces that examine politics, social commentary, popular culture, law, education, art, and the environment through a feminist lens. Don’t consider articles on fashion, beauty, fitness, travel, food or “self-help.” Writers should reference several recent issues to familiarize themselves with content and style. Submit queries and articles via e-mail to Michele Kort,  mkort@msmagazine.com .More.
Letters to the Editor: send to  letterstotheeditor@msmagazine.com
Circulation: 578,000 unique monthly visitors (2014)

118. The Nation (a periodical devoted to politics and culture, self-described as “the flagship of the left”)

Submissions: 750 words but send a short query initially. On the domestic front, they are particularly interested in civil liberties, civil rights, labor, economics, environmental and feminist issues and politics. Because they have readers all over the country, it’s important that stories have national significance. In their foreign affairs coverage, they are interested in pieces on international political, economic and social developments. Submit queries via this online form.
Letters: 300 words (the shorter the letter is, the more likely that it will be published). Please include a postal address and phone number. The Nation may edit letters for space or clarity. Submit letters via this online form (preferred), or by mailing to The Editor, The Nation, 33 Irving Place, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10003.
Circulation: 1.2 million unique online visitors (2014)

119. The Women’s Media Center

Submissions: 600-800 words. Initial pitches should be 1-2 paragraphs in length. They look for timely stories and commentaries that provide a missing feminist perspective on news events, underreported topics, stories that analyze the media’s treatment of women, and stories about women in the media industry. Personal perspectives are welcome. They avoid straight profiles, celebrity interviews, and reviews unless the reporting/commentary is in a context of investigating issues of concern to women in such areas as women and work, the environment, human rights, choice, and women as leaders and peacemakers. Submit a pitch here. More info.

120.  Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

Op-Eds: 700 words. Prefer submissions authored by Minnesota residents or about topic of interest to residents. Submit via this online form or to opinion@startribune.com . Tips.
Letters: 200 words. Include all contact information. All letters become the property of the Star Tribune and if chosen. Submit via this online form or to opinion@startribune.com . Tips.
Circulation: 301,494 (daily) and 569,743 (Sunday) | Online: 80 million monthly page views (not unique) (2014)

121.  Daily Muse

Op-Eds:  They publish mainly career, job search, and business-related topics, but anything relevant to professional women is accepted as well.  They have a syndication relationship with Forbes, Huffington Post, Yahoo, Mashable, and more.  When submitting, send 1-2 sentences about yourself and your expertise, along with your article idea.  Include the title, sample introduction, and outline the rest of the piece.  You may include 2-3 samples of previous writing. Submit via e-mail to editor@themuse.com with the subject line DAILY MUSE PITCH: [story idea]. More.
Circulation: 1.5 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

122. The Chronicle of Higher Education

Op-Eds: 1,000 words maximum. Commentary and Point of View essays should have a timely peg, a specific point of view, and a well-argued, boldly stated opinion. We will also consider essays that explore some aspect of the larger academic community through the author’s personal experience. They should be written in a conversational tone. All facts and data should be sourced in parenthesis following the statements; please do not use footnotes or endnotes. Do not use jargon, pedagogical or otherwise. Submissions should include the author’s title and/or credentials, including what makes him or her particularly qualified to write on the subject as well as a brief paragraph explaining what the author’s main point will be, with a brief summary of his or her arguments. Review may take two weeks. Submit via e-mail to opinion@chronicle.com . More.
Circulation: 1.9 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

123. The Global Post

Op-Eds: 600-800 words. They publish insightful commentary and expert analysis by individuals worldwide who bring authoritative knowledge and personal experience to a wide range of international topics. Include contact information, a brief bio, and a statement of your credentials to comment on the topic. The piece must be exclusive to the Global Post. Submit via e-mail to Bob Giles at bgiles@globalpost.com . More.
Circulation: 2 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

124. The Pacific Standard

Economics/Culture Essays: 1,200-2,000 words. These are reported essays that cohere around a strong argument or frame. They should give readers a new way to think about an economic topic or a cultural touchstone, and should be buttressed by an understanding of the social science literature that illuminates the subject. Submit via e-mail to editor@psmag.com . More.
Life in the Data: 700 words. This is a personal narrative essay about the interaction between a big social or behavioral pattern—be it demographic, psychological, economic, geographic, or cultural—and one’s own personal, lived experience. They’re not looking for reporting stunts; they’re looking for introspective autobiography and compressed, gemlike writing. Submit via e-mail to editor@psmag.com . More.
Circulation: 1.25 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

125. Women’s eNews

Contributors: Send a pitch, resume, and a recent writing sample to editors@womensenews.org . More.

126. Education Week

Op-Eds: 1,200 words maximum. Aspiring contributors should write Commentary essays on issues that affect K-12 education and are of interest to a broad range of people. Our diverse readership includes school administrators, policymakers, and teachers, as well as scholars, lawmakers, government officials, business leaders, professionals, parents, and community leaders. You will only be contacted if they want to publish your piece. Please email submissions as Word attachments to ewcommentary@epe.org . Be sure to include all pertinent contact information, plus a two- to three-sentence biographical sketch giving any current professional position held and related experience. More.
Letters to the Editor: 300 words. Include contact information. Submit via this online form.
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