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Outlets 1-50 | Outlets 51-100 | Outlets 101-126

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  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 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by fax to 703-854-2053 or 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,  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  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 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 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 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and for the International NYT, send to 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, 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  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  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, 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 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 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 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   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:  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   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 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:  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  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 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 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: 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 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 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  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 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: 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, 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 to 206/382-6760. 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 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   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  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  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  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 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  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:  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 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 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 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:  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  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 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 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, 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  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:  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 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 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, 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, 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   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 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   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  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: 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  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, 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  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, 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 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 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 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:   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:   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  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: 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 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:   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  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:  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: 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 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 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 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:  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  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 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)