The Current Sauce • KNWD

Purple Media Network

The Official Student Media of Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Purple Media Network

Purple Media Network

Print Advertising

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The Current Sauce prints 1,000 copies each week during the fall and spring semesters. Newspapers are delivered to nearly every building on the Northwestern State University campus as well as select locations in Natchitoches along Keyser Avenue, South Drive, Front Street and Second Street.

Size Dimensions (inches)
Full page 10 x 13
Half page 10 x 6.5
Quarter page 10 x 3.25 or 5.93 x 5.47
Eighth page 3.9 x 4.16

Full and half page advertisements are printed in color on the back page. Quarter and eighth page advertisements are printed in black and white on an inside page.


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  • Color files in CMYK
  • Black and white files in grayscale
  • 200dpi resolution or higher
  • PDF or TIFF format
  • Submissions can be sent via Google Drive, Dropbox or directly to [email protected]




Advertisements must be submitted by Friday at noon to be included in the next printed issue.

Size Student Local Business Non-Local Business
Full page $100 $140 $200
Half page $62.50 $87.50 $125
Quarter page $35 $49 $70
Eighth page $17.50 $24.50 $35

If you would like The Current Sauce to design your ad, there will be a $30 additional charge. You will receive a proof of your ad no later than the Monday before it is scheduled to run. Changes must be requested by noon Tuesday.


Email [email protected] for advertising inquiries, or contact our Ad Sales Representative directly.