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+ Akron Beacon Journal

Op-eds: Send emails without attachments to You must include your name, address and phone number to be considered for publication.
Letters: Send emails without attachments to You must include your name, address and phone number to be considered for publication.

+ Albuquerque Journal

Op-eds: 650 words. Submit here.
Letters: 350 words. Submit here. Must write down signature, home address, and telephone number.

+ Allentown Morning Call

Op-eds: Any topic in your area of expertise and of local, regional, or state interest. Send “Your View” to . Mail to: Town Square, The Morning Call, Box 1260 Allentown, PA 18105. 700 words max. Include background and where you live, plus your telephone number.
Letters: Complete this online form.

+ Arizona Daily Star

Op-eds: 600 words max. Fully disclose relationship with issue and expertise. Facts should be annotated. Write, edit, and save copy before copying and submitting to this online form.
Letters: 170 words max. Submit here

+ Arizona Republic

Op-eds: All submissions for publication in the Arizona Republic must be accompanied by your full name, your mailing address, and your day phone. Send to “My Turn” should be the subject line title. No longer than 550 words. May be distributed through print and online. Subject matter must be relevant, provocative, constructive, and timely.
Letters: No longer than 200 words. No anonymous letters. Submit here.
Circulation: 260,335 (daily) 519,828 (Sunday) | Online: Nearly 700,000 unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Op-eds: To submit an op-ed, email
Letters: Only accept letters if you are from Arkansas. Letters should be 250 words. Include real name, mailing address, and telephone number. No anonymity or pseudonymity. Submit here.
Circulation: 217,047 (Sunday in 2014)

+ Asbury Park Press (Jersey Shore)

Op-eds: Email
Letters: Email

+ Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Op-eds: 500-750 words. Email to Andre Jackson, Editorial Editor at . Preference given to Atlanta and Georgia writers who focus on local and regional issues. National or international news that impact Atlanta readers welcome as well. Should be sent as Microsoft Word attachments and pasted into the body of the email. Include name of author, and brief biography on both attachment AND email. Also provide your number. AJC reserves rights to publish print/electronic formats.
Letters:, 404-526-7003, fax 404-526-5746
Circulation: 211,420 (in 2009) and 683,911 (Sunday in 2014) | Online: 17 million monthly visitors (not unique) (2013)

+ Austin American-Statesman

Op-eds: The Austin American-Statesman encourages letters from readers. Include name, address, and numbers. Your own commentary should be 600-650 words. Submit to . Photographs may be included, but will not be returned. No anonymity. Letters: 150 words. Submit to .

+ Baltimore Sun

Op-eds: 650-750 words. Local topics and authors preferred. Email . Or submit to their online form. Letters: To submit a letter to the editor, use their online form. 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).

+ Birmingham News

Op-eds: Aim for about 600 words, although there's certainly some wiggle room here. You can send your columns to John Hammontree.
Letters: This is best for shorter pieces, 250 words or less. You can find complete information on how to do that here.

+ Boston Globe

Op-eds: Piece should be up to 700 words. Send by email to . Fax: 617-929-2098. Mail to Op-Ed Editor, The Boston Globe, PO Box 55819, Boston, MA, 02205-5819.
Letters: Timely, original, and short. Respond to pieces in Globe. Letters must be signed and include a daytime number. Letters should be 200 words or less. Send to
Circulation: 245,572 (daily in 2013) and 384,173 (Sunday in 2014) | Online: 1.3 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Boston Herald

Letters: Submit to their online form here.

+ Buffalo News

Op-eds: “My View” is a first-person column to all Western New York writers. Submissions should be 600 words. The article should have some personal narrative (storytelling) and an expository argument. It should have a theme that could be summarized in a single, complete sentence. “Another Voice” is an issues oriented column with a limit of 460 words. When you submit to either, include your address, telephone number, and a brief author ID. Email
Letters: 250 words max. Letters must be written to editors of the News. Must be able to provide source material for your arguments. Email to, or mail to Everybody’s Column, The Buffalo News, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, NY 14240.
Circulation: 137,797 (daily)

+ Charlotte Observer

Op-eds: Send in opinion editorial the same way as letters to the editors.
Letters: 130 word limit. Submit here.
Circulation: 131,254 (daily in 2014) and 179,698 (Sunday in 2014) | 3.1 million unique monthly visitors (2013)

+ Chicago Sun Times

Op-eds: 650 word limit. Topic must relate to an issue currently in the news and exclusive to the Chicago area. Include full name, address, and number. Send in a plain text email to Fax: 312-321-2120.
Letters: Include name, number, and address.
Circulation: 410,761 (Wednesday) and 342,195 (Sunday) | Online: 5.4 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Chicago Tribune

Op-eds: Email as preferred method of submission. Submit your 500-600 word piece to You can also fax the at 312-222-2598. Mailing is another option: Op-Ed Submission, 435 N. Michigan Ave., TT-400, Chicago, Illinois 60611. They are looking for insightful commentary on issues of the day. It should be well written, weighty, and whimsical. There should be a well-reasoned expert analysis. You must include a short note with your name, address, day, evening and cell phone numbers and credentials. You must have some expertise in the field, or in the case of an essay, some direct personal experience.
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)

+ Crain's Chicago Business

Op-eds: The primary outlet for opinion pieces is the Crain’s Chicago Business website: We usually feature the most recent opinion piece on our homepage. Past columns are archived in reverse chronological order under the “opinions” tab. Each week, editors select 1-2 opinion pieces for the print issue based largely on relevance (e.g. the issues dominating the current discussion) to our readers. To pitch: Send a quick summary of your idea and a bio to Cassie Walker Burke at If you do not receive a response within 48 hours, you may follow-up with our editors list: Can I pitch multiple publications with my column?: We ask that opinion pieces be exclusive to Crain’s, and that no portion of them appear elsewhere. How long should my column be?: The general rule of thumb is 500 words or less. Op-eds selected for the print edition rarely exceed 500 words.

+ Christian Science Monitor

Op-eds: CSM is not accepting general, unsolicited op-eds. They are accepting topic specific commentary submissions for their Energy Voices and New Economy blogs. Click links for criteria.
Letters: Submit to 200 word max. Details here.
Circulation: 75,052 as of 2011 | Online: 10 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Chronicle of Higher Education

Op-eds: While The Chronicle of Higher Education covers the academy, they are not a scholarly journal. Essays should be written in a clear, informal style free of jargon and accessible to non specialists. Their “Commentary and Views” section includes articles that express an opinion on issues and policies affecting higher education as well as those that explore through the author’s personal experience, some aspects of the larger academic community. All Commentary and Views submissions should include links to source material for facts and figures mentioned in the essay. Submit to . Article should be exclusive to the Chronicle.
Letters: Two to three paragraphs with a clear premise. Send to . Include day number, institution affiliation, and what city or town you are writing from.

+ Chronicle of Philanthropy

Op-eds: Your article should focus on issues of concern to the charities, foundations, donors, and others who have a stake in the charitable nonprofit world. You may also discuss national or international affairs in the context of impact on the work of charities and grant makers. Email and feel free to also email . Mail to: Opinion Editor, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, 1255 23rd St., N.W., 7th Floor, Washington D.C. 20037. Feel free to call 202-466-1200.
Letters: Send letters to . Please include a daytime phone number and let them know what institution you are affiliated with or what city or town you are writing from.

+ Cincinnati Enquirer

Op-eds: Send in opinion editorial the same way as letters to the editors.
Letters: 100 words. Submit online here. You can also mail: Letters, Enquirer Editorial Page, 312 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. Fax: 513-768-8569. Email If you email, send as plain text no attachment and include real name, address (community), and phone number.
Circulation: 188,721 (daily) and 226,262 (Sunday) | Online: 3.1 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Cleveland Plain Dealer

Op-eds: Emailed submissions preferred. Email to . Preferred length is 700 words. Op-eds longer/shorter than that will not be considered. Include day phone number. Op-eds not submitted by noon Wednesday may not be reviewed until the week after. Exclusive submissions only. Pieces become property of
Letters: Submissions over 200 words are not likely to be published. Include full name, address, and telephone number. Online form here -- there are also details on how to mail or fax your piece.
Circulation: 283,954 (daily) and 424,722 (Sunday) | Online: 5 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Colorlines

Op-eds: Email, no attachment to . Include “Editorial Query” in your subject header. Discourage “completed” manuscripts. Tips are on their website.
Letters: See instructions for submitting an op ed.

+ Columbus Dispatch

Op-eds: Send in opinion editorial the same way as letters to the editors.
Letters: Submit to this online form.
Circulation: 138,386 (daily) and 240,015 (Sunday) | Online: 2.6 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Commercial Appeal

Op-eds: Columns typically run 550 to 750 words.They should be pasted directly into an email and sent to Pieces should include links (URLs, not headlines or footnotes) to back up quotes and factual material. People featured in columns must be identified by their real, full names. More info here.
Letters: The Commercial Appeal welcomes letters from our readers. All letters must include the writer's name, full home address and daytime and evening phone numbers for verification. Submit here.

+ Contra Costa Times

Op-eds: 750 words for op-ed pieces. Clear and concise. Deadline for all submissions is Friday noon of the week preceding publication. Provide full name, address, and telephone number. No anonymous submissions. Double space your article. Email . Mail P.O. Box 1189, Pacifica, CA 94044. Fax: 359-3821. You may deliver your piece in person to 59 Bill Drake Way. Emailed submissions are preferred.
Letters: 250-300 words. Submit to above mentioned email or addresses.

+ Daily Herald

Op-eds: You can submit op-eds to Op-ed contributors are required to come into The Herald’s office to edit the op-ed.
Letters: You can submit letters to the editor to

+ Daily News Los Angeles

Op-eds: No more than 600 words. Topical commentary on public policy and social issues that are of general interest to print and digital readership. Give preference to local, regional, and Californian topics and writers. Send to Subject: “Op-Ed Submission.” Include your position, city or community, and relevant background information.
Letters: Real name only. Include information about your home community and your phone number. 150 words. Send via email, no attachments to

+ Dallas Morning News

Op-eds: Often publish columns about state and local issues that are written by those with specific knowledge about the topic. They run about 650 words usually. Include a tagline identifying yourself and providing an email address at which interested readers may contact you. Also provide a JPG photo. Submit to
Letters: Click here to submit your letter to the editor. 200 words or less.
Circulation: 63,715 (daily) and 705,675 (Sunday) | Online: 5 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Dayton Daily News

Op-eds: Email op-ed submission to
Letters: To submit a letter to the editor, fill out this form.

+ Denver Post

Op-eds: Guest commentary should be 650 words or fewer. Submit to and also include a high resolution photo of yourself with a short biographical paragraph. They favor pieces on public policy, social issues, and current news, and give preference to local and regional writers and issues. Contain sources and attributions when appropriate. Writers retain rights to their work after publication. No stipends.
Letters: 150 words or fewer. Send to . Or mail to Letters to the Editor, The Denver Post, 101 W. Colfax Ave., Suite 800, Denver, Colorado 80202.
Circulation: 381,041 (daily) and 610,051 (Sunday) | Online: 7.3 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Des Moines Register

Op-eds: 300-500 words. Send to Lynn Hicks, Opinion Editor at Mail: Editorial Writers Department, Des Moines Register, 400 Locust St. Suite 500, Des Moines, IA 50309. Fax: 515-286-2504. Include 1-2 sentence biography and a headshot in JPG. Email is seen more quickly. Questions? Call 515-284-8290.
Letters: Preference is given to letters that are 200 words or fewer. Submit here.

+ Detroit Free Press

Op-eds: Email . Ideal length is 600 words. All writers must provide full name, full home address and day and evening telephone numbers.
Letters: Email . Fax: 313-222-6774. Letters should be 150 words or less. You can also submit online here, as well as find out their mailing address should you want to submit postally.
Circulation: 378,101 (Sunday) | Online: 6.3 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Detroit News

Op-eds: Commentaries are 600-750 words on current public policy/societal issues on the local, state, national, and international scene. Must be exclusive. Email Assistant Editorial Page Editor, Nicholas G. Hahn III at First priority given to local/state topics written by Michigan writers.
Letters: Submit to Include home and work numbers, as well as your city of residence. You may also reach out via Facebook and Twitter.
Circulation: 141,668 (2011)

+ Education Week

Op-eds: Publishes opinion pieces on pre-K through 12th grade education in their “Commentary” section. Readership includes school administrators, lawmakers, government officials, teachers, scholars, business, leaders, professionals, parents, and community leaders. No longer than 1000 words maximum. Shorter essays welcome. Send a Word attachment to . Include your position and related experience, plus your day phone and email. Provide sources of quotations and factual references for copy-editing purposes. You are notified only if you are considered for publication. Submissions should describe a personal moving and meaningful experience. Discuss issues of teaching and education policy, or reflect on teaching methods or other pedagogic issues. The article should run between 800-1200 words. Email . Send over your pertinent contact information and biography as well. Mailing address is: Education Week Teacher, Teacher Voices, 6935 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD 20814.
Letters: Submit here.

+ Florida Times-Union

Letters: When submitting your letter via e-mail or by using our letters form avoid using attachments. If you have written your letter in another program you may cut and paste it into your e-mail or the letters form. Letters should be signed, except e-mail. Please include a full name, home address, occupation and daytime phone number, for verification purposes. The name, city of residence and, usually, occupation of writers are published. Online application form here.

+ Forbes

Op-eds: They like topics related to public policy, politics, arts, and culture, at any length for online publication. It must be exclusive and original. Send to . Prospective authors required to disclose any potential conflict of interest. No follow-up emails. If 5 days pass, you may submit elsewhere.
Letters: Submissions should be sent to

+ Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Op-eds: Send in opinion editorial the same way as letters to the editors.
Letters: 200 words or less. Submit here. Letters must include author's full name, address and day and home phone numbers. Send by mail to: Star-Telegram, Box 1870, Fort Worth, TX 76101. Fax: 817-390-7688.
Circulation: 124,877 (daily in 2014) and 293,846 (Sunday in 2014) | 2.2 million unique monthly visitors (2013)

+ Fresno Bee

Op-eds: Send in opinion editorial the same way as letters to the editors.
Letters: The Fresno Bee edits letters for brevity, clarity, grammar and accuracy. Letters cannot exceed 200 words and often run shorter. All letters become property of The Bee. Letters are published online and in print. Form here.

+ Globe and Mail

Op-eds: Contents must be sent in body of email message-- plain text only, no attachments. You must sign a freelance agreement. Max is 650 words. Include your name, mailing address, and day number. Email . You will be contacted within two weeks if your piece is accepted. “Facts and Arguments” is personal rather than political. The piece should be between 800-1000 words in length. Email . You can also mail: Facts and Arguments, The Globe and Mail, 444 Front St. W., Toronto, ON, M5V 2S9. You will be notified in a month if your article is being used.
Letters: 150 words or less. Send to Fax: 416-585-5085. Include name, mailing address, and day number.

+ Grand Rapids Press

Op-eds: Op-eds should be no more than 600 words. Photo and links may be requested. Preferably exclusive. Reach statewide contact Dan Hawkins, opinion curator, at . If you are from Ann Arbor, reach . Bay City - . Flint - . Grand Rapids - . Jackson - . Kalamazoo - . Muskegon - . Saginaw -
Letters: Submit via this online form.

+ Greensburg Tribune-Review/ Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Op-eds: Send in opinion editorial the same way as letters to the editors.
Letters: 200 words or less. List name, address, and telephone number. Reach . Fax: 724-838-5171.
Circulation: 116,947 (daily) and 209,556 (Sunday) (2014)

+ The Grio

Op-eds: Encouraged to send brief query emails-- about 250 words or less. Your article must be exclusive. Pieces usually run between 400-500 words. Some longer articles may be accepted. Looking for well-informed, punchy writing concerning the African-American experience. Email . Make sure subject line says “Submission.” Briefly summarize article proposal and relevant experience.
Letters: Follow instructions for submitting op eds.

+ Hartford Courant

Op-eds: “Other Opinion” gives priority to locally written pieces on state and regional issues. The limit is 700 words. They prefer exclusivity. Must let them know if you have sent your piece to other outlets. Email . Fax: 860-520-6941. They prefer email. Include job title, home address, and telephone numbers. If you do not hear back in two weeks, your article will not be used.
Letters: Letters should not exceed 200 words. We reserve the right to edit and shorten the text. Anonymous letters, letters using a pseudonym and “open letters” addressed to third parties will not be published. Your letter should be exclusive to The Courant. Please note that you must include your FULL NAME, HOMETOWN and PHONE NUMBER. Submit here.

+ Honolulu Star Advertiser

Op-eds: 500-600 words for guest columns. Include name, address, and day phone. Submit here on this online form. Postal mail is directed to: Letters to the Editor, Star-Advertiser, 7 Waterfront Plaza, 500 Ala Moana, Suite 7-210, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. Email . Fax 808-529-4750.
Letters: Letters must be signed. 150 words. You can submit to the above mentioned online forum, or to the provided postal address.

+ Houston Chronicle

Op-eds: 700 words, submitted to . No attachments, include name, Twitter handle, numbers, byline identification with an affiliation or expertise that is related to the essay. The essay should be persuasive, not promotional. Chosen articles will be contacted.
Letters: Subject to editing. Need 250 words or less. Send to . Include the above requisites. You can also fax 713-362-3575. Mail to Viewpoints ℅, Houston Chronicle, P.O. Box 4260, Houston, Texas 77210.
Circulation: 330,515 (daily) and 983,023 (Sunday) | Online: 15 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ HuffPost

Op-eds: You may make a blog pitch on this online form. Limit is 500-1000 words.
Letters: Tell us at

+ Indianapolis Star

Op-eds: 800 words. Preference given to local writers. Outside writers on national or international topics are okay. Make sure your email indicates that the piece is intended for Jane Lichtenberg and the op-ed page. Editors will respond in two weeks to submissions they intend to print. Email . Fax 317-656-1435. Mail: Jane Lichtenberg, Op-Ed page Editor, P.O. Box 145, Indianapolis, IN 46206.
Letters: We invite readers to share their thoughts with us by completing the form on our website. All fields are required. Please keep your letter short and concise; ideal length is 200 words or less.
Circulation: 140,343 (daily) and 271,954 (Sunday)

+ Investor’s Business Daily


+ Journal News

Op-eds: See instructions for submitting a letter to the editor.
Letters: Letters to the Editor should be brief. Provide name, address, and telephone number. You may submit to this online form. You can also email .The mailing address is Westchester-Putnam, Letters to the Editor, The Journal News, 1133 Westchester Avenue Suite N110, White Plains, NY 10604.

+ Kansas City Star

Op-eds: Up to 600 words. Include one sentence description on author. Include city of residence, and daytime phone number. All submissions are edited. May become property of the Star. Include color photo of the author. Send to
Letters: Online form, or submit letter to The Star, 1729 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64108. Up to 200 words.
Circulation: 176,197 (daily) and 263,288 (Sunday) | Online: 3.5 million unique monthly visitors (2013)

+ Knoxville News-Sentinel

Op-eds: Send in opinion editorial the same way as letters to the editors.
Letters: The letter should be sent only to the News Sentinel. It should be signed and include a street address and phone number. Unsigned letters will not be considered. Emailed letters do not require a signature but must contain the full name of the writer, street address and phone number for verification purposes. More info and form here.

+ Las Vegas Review Journal

Op-eds: Send in opinion editorial the same way as letters to the editors.
Letters: Submit online here.
Circulation: 167,000 (daily) and 183,164 (Sunday) | Online: 2 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Lexington Herald-Leader

Op-eds: No more than 650 words. Email to Include address and numbers.
Letters: No more than 200 words. Include address and numbers. Email Mail to: Letters to the Editor, Lexington Herald-Leader, 100 Midland Avenue, Lexington, Kentucky, 40508. Fax: 859-231-3332. Submit online here.

+ Los Angeles Opinion

Op-eds: Most articles are about 750 words in length, though some are shorter, and on Sundays we can sometimes run pieces as long as 1,200 words. Submissions must be sent by e-mail to Please put the name of the author followed by the topic in the subject line, and paste the text of the article into the body of the message. Be sure to include day and evening telephone numbers and a short biography of the writer.
Letters: Submit a letter to the editor here.

+ Los Angeles Review of Books blog (BLARB)

Op-eds: Ideally 800-2000 words in length, but any length will be considered. Submit to, with piece attached as a word document, or a pitch in the body of the email. Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but please inform if the piece is accepted elsewhere. Include short biography of writer. Only previously unpublished pieces. All BLARB pieces are promoted on LARB social media.
Letters: See instructions for submitting op-eds.

+ Los Angeles Times

Op-eds: About 750 words. Piece must be exclusive, and can be on any subject. Send to: . Include name of author followed by the topic in the subject line, and paste the text of the article into the body of the message. Also include day and evening numbers, and a short bio of the writer. If your piece is accepted, you will hear back within 5 days.
Circulation: 628,910 (daily), 944,795 (Sunday) | Online: 23 million unique monthly visitors (2014).

+ Louisville Courier-Journal

Op-eds: 500-700 words. Preferably submitted by fax: 502-582-4066. Email Keith Runyon at
Letters: 200 words or less. Mail to Readers Forum, The Courier Journal, P.O. Box 740031, Louisville, KY 40201-7431. Fax: 502-582-4155. You may also submit via this online form. If the online form does not work, feel free to email . Be sure to include your contact email.
Circulation: Print: 120,739 (daily) and 212,566 (Sunday) (2014)

+ Miami Herald

Op-eds: Email . Keep column under 650 words. Include photo (headshot) of author. If 10 days pass, you may offer elsewhere.
Letters: Include name, address, and day number. Fax: 305-376-8950. Mail: The Reader’s Forum, The Miami Herald, 3511 NW 91 Ave., Miami, Florida 33172. Email
Circulation: Print: 129,907 (daily in 2013) and 264,995 (Sunday in 2014) | Online: 500,000 monthly unique visitors (2014)

+ Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Op-eds: Articles are used for “Sunday Crossroads”/ the daily opinions page. Article should be well written, timely, provocative, and of local interest. 500-600 words. Add name, street address, and daytime number. Write to: Opinions/Crossroads, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, P.O. Box 371, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0371. Email to
Letters: Generally, we limit letters to 200 words. Name, street address and daytime phone are required. E-mail:
Circulation: 189,639 (daily) and 304,610 (Sunday) | Online: 395,000 unique monthly visitors in Milwaukee (2014)

+ Ms. Magazine

Op-eds: To pitch the Ms. blog, email . Submit completed works for consideration. Include detailed description of what piece will look like and when you can turn it around. Include links to previously published work. Submit magazine submissions to Mail to Queries/Ms. Magazine, 433 South Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Use a feminist lens to write on politics, social commentary, pop culture, law, education, art, and the environment. Query letter should state topic of proposed project and qualifications. Also accept full manuscripts. Include brief biography and two or three previously published clips. You will be contacted if they are interested. Also include SASE-- a self-addressed sealed envelope.

+ Muse

Op-eds: Email . Subject line should include “Daily Muse Pitch: [story idea].” Please do not contact individual editors. You will be contacted within two weeks if they are interested. Include one to two sentences about yourself and the experiences you have to share. Pitch the article idea, include the title, and write out a sample intro., then briefly outline the approach to the rest of the piece, including experts and sources you would use. Do not send a full draft. Also provide two or three samples of previous writing.
Letters: Submit here.

+ The Nation

Op-eds: The Nation is a weekly journal of left and liberal opinion. They cover national and international affairs and arts. “Comments” are 750 words. They should be brief analyses of new developments. Articles are 1500-2500 words, which present reporting and analysis. The Nation is particularly interested in civil liberties, civil rights, labor, economics, environmental privacy, policing, feminist issues, and politics. You can submit on this online form.
Letters: Fill out this form here.

+ New York Daily News

Op-eds: Email column to: They expect 650-700 words, and the piece must be exclusive to the Daily News. If you have not heard from them within five business days, assume they have declined.
Circulation: 2.2 million (daily) and 2.3 million (Sunday) | 20 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ New York Post

Op-eds: Submit to their online editorial: . Call 800-552-7678 for more info.
Letters: Email
Circulation: Print: 477,314 (2014) | Online: 18 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ New York Times

Op-eds: The NYT accepts opinion pieces on any topic. They are taken into consideration for the Op-Ed page, the Sunday Review, Opinionator and other online series, and the International NYT, edited out of Paris, London, and Hong Kong. Articles typically run from 400-1200 words; submissions of any length will be considered. Your piece must be exclusive to the Times. Submit: If you do not hear in three business days, assume the article will not be used.
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).

+ News and Observer

Op-eds: 750 words for the “Point of View” column. You may email . They prefer text to an attachment. Must include name, address, and day number. It should be signed if it will be sent by mail to: The People’s Forum, P.O. Box 191, Raleigh, NC 27602. Questions? Call 919-829-4825.
Letters: You can use this form to submit a letter to the editor or a Point of View column, or you can email your submission to We prefer you do not send it as an attachment.

+ News Journal (Daytona Beach)

Op-eds: Submit through their online form here
Letters: Under 300 words. Deal with a single subject. Must be exclusive to the News Journal. Include your fill name, home address, and day number. Submit on this online form. Email Fax 386-258-1577. Mail to: Letters to the Editor, The News-Journal, PO Box 2831, Daytona Beach, Florida 32120-2831.

+ News Journal/ Delaware Online

Op-eds: Send in opinion editorial the same way as letters to the editors.
Letters: Max 250 words. If you mail or fax you must include a signature with your home address along with your day and evening numbers. Mail to: Letters to the Editor, P.O. Box 15505, Wilmington, DE 19850. Fax: 302-324-2595. You can also submit online here.

+ Newsday

Letters: Max. 5000 characters. Submit here. Before submitting your letter to the editor, please type your name at the end, as though you are signing it. If you leave your name off, Newsday will assume you intend to comment anonymously and will not print your letter.
Circulation: 437,000 (daily) and 495,000 (Sunday) | Online: 1.8 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Northwest Indiana Times

Op-eds: See instructions for submitting a letter to the editor.
Letters: Submit through their online form. 150 word limit.


Op-eds: Follow their guidelines here.
Letters: No letters to the editor

+ The Oklahoman

Op-eds: Send in opinion editorial the same way as letters to the editors.
Letters: Fill out their online form here.

+ Omaha World-Herald

Op-eds: Send in opinion editorial the same way as letters to the editors.
Letters: Letters must include the writer’s first and last names as well as the writer’s address (including city of residence) and telephone number. (Addresses and phone numbers are not published.) Letters must be the original words of the writer and may be edited for taste, accuracy, clarity and length. Submit here.

+ Orange County Register

Op-eds: Timely and well written. Interested in public policy, especially state and local. Give preference to local writers. Essays should be 625 words and sent by email to . They should include a writer’s headshot, title, city of residence, phone number, and any other relevant information, like your experience or expertise.
Letters: E-mail your letter to Please provide your name, city and telephone number (telephone numbers will not be published). Letters of about 200 words will be given preference. Letters will be edited for length, grammar and clarity.
Circulation: 287,474 (daily) and 661,911 (Sunday) | 3.9 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ The Oregonian

Op-eds: If a submission is accepted for online publication, authors will be contacted within a week. If a submission is accepted for print publication, notice of publication is generally send concurrent with posting. Their preference is short essays on highly topical issues or themes of particular relevance to the Pacific NorthWest, Oregon, and the Portland metro area. Matters of national or international scope should be written about with expertise and conciseness. The word limit is 500 words, and no more. Send to . Submit either was a Word attachment or in the message field. Manuscripts may also be sent to: Op-Ed Editor, The Oregonian, 1320 S.W. Broadway, Portland, Oregon, 97201. Please include color photo, if possible.
Letters: Letters to the Editor are 150 words. Submit to
Circulation: 246,905 (Sunday in 2014) | Online: 4.9 million unique monthly visitors (2012)

+ Orlando Sentinel

Op-eds: Op-eds are views of an expert in a particular field. Max of 700 words, plus a head and shoulders picture, and a short bio. Email
Letters: 250 words, no more. Submit online here. Mail to Letter to the Editor, Orlando Sentinel, 633 N. Orange Ave. MP-218, Orlando, FL 32801. Fax: 407-420-5286.
Circulation: 173,542 (daily) and 258,158 (Sunday) | Online: 3.2 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Pacific Standard

Op-eds: Website illustrates many different submission options. Print-specific pitches go to . Web-specific-- You should hear within a month.
Letters: See instructions for submitting op eds.

+ Philadelphia Inquirer

Op-eds: 500-800 words. Include name, email, home address, day and evening numbers. Previously unpublished pieces preferred. Submit to or mail Commentary Page Editor, The Inquirer, Box 41705, Philadelphia, PA 19101.
Letters: Include above mentioned requisites. Email to . Mail to above address, however address to Readers Editor.
Circulation: 276,870 (daily) and 324,510 (Sunday) | Online: 4.1 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Pioneer Press

Op-eds: Send op-ed pieces to It is recommended to also send pieces to to
Letters: All material must be exclusive. 150 words or fewer. All letters are subject to editing. Email . Regular mail: Opinion Pages, Pioneer Press, 345 Cedar St., St. Paul, MN 55101.
Circulation: 272,413 (daily) and 290,413 (Sunday) | Online: 2.7 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Op-eds: Opinion articles for use on The Perspective pages and in Sunday Forum section. Easier to read in text message; can accept Word files. 600-800 words. Email . Fax: 412-263-2606 (Attn: Opinion Page). U.S. Mail: Opinion Page, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 358 North Shore Drive, Suite 300, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. The article should be a compelling argument about a timely topic by someone in position of expertise. Priority to local writers writing on local topics. If your piece is accepted for publication then you will be contacted right away.
Letters: No pseudonyms or or anonymity. Must be exclusive. Appear on website and in print. Emai . Fax: 412-263-2014. Mail to above address, however addressed to Letters to the Editor, as opposed to Opinion Page.
Circulation: 166,153 (daily) and 292,180 (Sunday) | Online: 3.8 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Post and Courier

Op-eds: See instructions for submitting a letter to the editor.
Letters: Peggy McIntyre is the assistant to the Editorial Page Editor. Email her at . Call 843-937-5527. Include full name and contact information.

+ Post Standard

Op-eds: Submit letters by email to Commentaries should not exceed 800 words. Preference is given to material exclusive to Please include your name, street address and daytime phone number, for verification of your identity and so that we may contact you if we have questions about your submission.
Letters: Submit letters by email to Letters should not exceed 250 words, which is roughly the length of the text in this post.

+ Press Register

Op-eds: Conversational articles are most appealing. Approximately 600 words. Email to Guest Opinion/Commentary manager, John Hammontree. Email
Letters: 250 words or less. Mail to 1731 1st Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203 or 200 West Side Square, Huntsville, AL 135801. You may also submit to 18 S. Royal St., Mobile, AL 36602. Letters may be edited for publication in The Huntsville Times, The Birmingham News, or Mobile Press Register. You can also submit online here.

+ Providence Journal

Op-eds: Except in extraordinary circumstances, we cannot consider for publication columns exceeding 700 words.
Send submissions via e-mail to: Letters: Each must carry the writer’s printed name, address and daytime phone number. We strongly favor letters of 250 words or fewer, typed and double-spaced. Please do not fax letters. Send submissions via e-mail to:

+ The Record (North New Jersey)

Op-eds: Send in opinion editorial the same way as letters to the editors.
Letters: No more than 250 words. Include your name, address and daytime telephone number so we can verify your comments. Letters and articles may be edited and may be published, reproduced or distributed in print, electronic or other forms.

+ Riverside Press-Enterprise

Op-eds: Send in opinion editorial the same way as letters to the editors.
Letters: Letters should not exceed 600 words. You can submit yours here

+ Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Op-eds: “Speaking Out” is 450 words or fewer. If you have questions about your essay, you can call 585-258-2434. You may submit via this online form Letters: 150 words. Mail: Letters to the Editor, Democrats and Chronicle, 55 Exchange Boulevard, Rochester, NY 14614. You may also submit to the online form linked above.

+ The Root

Op-eds: Freelancers interested in writing for “The Root” should submit one to two paragraph story pitches, along with links to previously published clips. Copy and paste your pitch into body of the email, but also attach as a word doc. Send submissions along with a short biography and contact information to . Mail to: 605 3rd Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10158. Main Phone: 212-455-5200.
Letters: Follow instructions for submitting op eds.

+ Sacramento Bee

Op-eds: Write 600 words and send article to . Will be contacted within five business days if article is wanted. Preference goes to local, state, and Western regional issues. Include your real name, postal address, and daytime phone number. Provide source material for fact checking. Questions? Call Gary Reed at 916-321-1909.
Letters: Submit to their online form.
Circulation: 185,996 (daily) and 211,138 (Sunday) | Online: 3.2 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Salt Lake City Tribune

Op-eds: Must be exclusive. Email to Tim Fitzpatrick: . Typed and double spaced. Mail to: Tim Fitzpatrick, The Salt Lake Tribune, 90 S. 400 West, Suite 700, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101. Include name, address, telephone number, and some information on the author. Must arrive latest by Wednesday for publication on Saturday afternoon.
Letters: Email . No attachments. Fax 801-257-8525. 8515 for op-ed fax number. Mail to above address, however directed to Public Forum, not Tim Fitzpatrick.

+ San Antonio Express News

Op-eds: Guest commentaries should be submitted to for consideration. Must include full name (no pseudonyms or anonimity), address, and phone number. The shorter the better.
Letters: Submit to

+ San Diego Union-Tribune

Op-eds: Must include middle initial, and must be exclusive to Union-Tribune to be considered for publication. Submissions should be 700-750 words. Contact Community Opinion Editor, Blanca Gonzalez at or mail her at Blanca Gonzalez, U-T San Diego, P.O. Box 120191, San Diego, CA 92112-0191.
Letters: Your letter must include your full name, community of residence, and a daytime phone number. Send to . You can also send your letter to the above address, however directed to the Letters Editor, instead of Blanca Gonzalez. If mailed, your piece must be signed.
Circulation: 212,000 (daily) and 362,166 (Sunday) | Online: 3.2 unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ San Francisco Gate

Op-eds: Submit your piece to Open Forum, where letters are expected to be 500 words or fewer. You may also choose to submit to Commentary Pieces for Sunday Insight, where the word limit is 700 words. Provoke fresh thinking and shake up conventional wisdom. Click the here for the online form.
Letters: Click here to reach the online forum where you can submit your letter, which should be 200 words or fewer.
Circulation: 211,779 (daily) and 418,032 (Sunday) | Online: 17 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ San Jose Mercury News

Op-eds: Submit drafts to . They should be 600 words or less. No attachments. Include name, email, and number. Authors should have expertise/experience with issues. Local and regional authors and topics are preferred, along with the Silicon Valley. Your piece must be submitted exclusively to the San Jose Mercury News.
Letters: Email Requirement of 150 words or less. No attachments. Include name, address, and daytime phone. Letters will be edited for length and clarity.
Circulation: 456,282 (daily) and 677,773 (Sunday) | Online: Around 1 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Op-eds: Email Opionon Editor, Tom Tryon at . Phone him at 941-361-4540.
Letters: Submit online here. 1400 character limit.

+ Seattle Times

Op-eds: No longer than 650 words. Strong opinion. Highest priority to local writers writing about local topics. They require publication rights for print/online. If op-ed has been published elsewhere-- print, Facebook, personal blog, etc., it will not be useable. You retain ownership of any copyright to the article and right to resell it. Send to: . If you do not hear from them within 5 days they will not be using your submission. Include text of submission in body of email, or in attached Word doc. No anonymity or pseudonymity. There should be a headshot of you as well, at least 200KB. Include a bio. Of 30 words or fewer. Include web URL’s for stats, facts, and reports mentioned in your piece. For questions, call Mark Higgins, Deputy Op-ed Director at 206-464-2094.
Letters: Letters, not exceeding 200 words, must include your full name, address and telephone numbers. Letters become the property of The Times and may be edited for publication. High volume prevents acknowledging receipt of submissions. Email
Circulation: 229,764 (daily in 2013) and 364,586 (Sunday in 2014) | Online: More than 5 million unique monthly visitors (2013)

+ Slate

Op-eds: Unsolicited articles send to: “Article Submission” should be in subject line. Cannot respond to every submission.
Letters: Unsolicited articles should be emailed to with "article submission" in the subject line. Depending on the page size of the custom reprint, the minimum order quantity ranges from 250-500.

+ South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Op-eds: Prefers 800 words or less, but will consider a submission of up to 1,000 words if it is about an important issue. They also prefer e-mailed submissions. Fax: 954/-356-4559; E-mail:
Letters: Letters must be signed (no pseudonyms or initials) and are subject to editing for clarity and length. You must include your email address, address with city and daytime phone number for verification. Your letter is limited to 150 words. Do not send your letter as an attachment. Attachments will not be opened. You also can send your letter directly to

+ Spokesman Review

Op-eds: Only letters to the editor.
Letters: 200 words. Include day number and street address. Mail to: Letters to the Editor, The Spokesman Review, 999 W. Riverside Ave., Spokane, WA 99201. Email . Fax 509-459-5450.

+ St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Op-eds: Preferred length is 700 words. Op-eds substantially longer or shorter will not be considered. All submissions must contain a one-sentence bio of the writer and relevant background, daytime phone number and email address. To submit an opinion article for consideration, email your submission to
Letters: 200-250 words. The shorter the better. No unsigned letters, or letters with pseudonyms. If you are responding to a specific article, letter, or editorial, please include date of publication. Letter must include your address and a daytime number. If considering letter for publication, will call to verify authorship. Mail: Letters to the Editor, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 900 North Tucker Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63101. Email . Plain text, no attachments.
Circulation: 186,820 (daily) and 479,281 (Sunday) | Online: More than 3 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Star Ledger

Op-eds: “The Sunday Perspective” is reserved for the opinion and daily editorial page. Op-eds have a limit of 675 words, and submissions must be exclusive. They should be emailed to . No attachments! Plain text email.
Letters: Email letters to 200 words.
Circulation: 296,466 (daily) and 372,343 (Sunday) | Online: 14 million monthly unique visitors (2014).

+ Star Tribune

Op-eds: Commentary can be no more than 700 words. Submissions must be exclusive. Email to . You can also submit to this online form.
Letters: 250 words or less. Submit here.

+ The State

Op-eds: Generally do not publish submissions from out of state authors. Must be exclusive to the State. 750 words max. Include one or two sentences about yourself. Prepare a photo as well. If your column is not acknowledged, please resend to
Letters: 200 words. Submit to .

+ Tacoma News Tribune

Op-eds: 500 words. “Your Voice” is based on personal experience and expertise. Your article must be of unusual interest to readers. Email your piece along with your JPG headshot to . Include name, home address, day number, and email.
Letters: Limited to 200 words. Those with less than 150 get priority. Submit online here.

+ Tampa Bay Times

Letters: 250-300 words max. May be edited for clarity, taste, and length. All letters must contain writer’s name, address, and telephone number. Submit to this online form.
Circulation: 234,232 (daily) and 397,996 (Sunday) | Online: 2.1 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Telegram and Gazette (Worcester, MA)

Op-eds: Send in your op-ed, 750 words maximum. Email:
Letters: 250 words max. Email . Mail to: Telegram and Gazette, Attn: Letters to the Editor, P.O. Box 15012, Worcester, MA 01615-0012.

+ The Tennessean

Op-eds: We prefer a length of no more than 550 words and the subject should be something the author or authors know well. This is more of an expertise column.You can send these directly to me at Please include a high-resolution headshot of the author or authors (100 kilobytes-plus).
Letters: Maximum length is 250 words and writers should include their full name, address and phone numbers for verification. Only your name, city and ZIP code will be published. You can send letters to or go to this link to fill out the letters form.

+ The Tampa Tribune

Op-eds: Send in opinion editorial the same way as letters to the editors.
Letters: Fill out their online form here.

+ Times Dispatch

Op-eds: The Times-Dispatch welcomes columns from the community on the page opposite the Editorial Page. For guidelines, please e-mail
Letters: Submit form here.

+ Times Picayune

Op-eds: E-mail submissions are preferred. Please use our mailform. Limit articles to 700 words; include your daytime telephone number. Op-ed articles should have a strong Louisiana angle.
Letters: Letters to the editor are welcome on topics of local or state interest. They should be no longer than 400 words and include the name, daytime phone number and e-mail address of the author. Submit here.

+ Toledo Blade

Op-eds: Contact Editorial Page Editor Keith C. Burris, Email: Phone: 419-724-6266.
Letters: To submit a letter to the editor, fill out this form.

+ Tulsa World

Op-eds: You can send your op-ed pieces and any other inquiries to Wayne Greene, our editorial editor. Email: Phone number: 918-581-8308.
Letters: To submit a letter, fill out this form or email

+ Undark

Op-eds: 500-800 words in length. Undark explores science at the point where it intersects — and very often collides — with politics, economics and culture, so they're looking for topical commentary with a science angle. Sumbit to or

+ USA Today

Op-eds: 650-900 words in length. They want pieces that are incisive and compelling, and that include issues at the top of the news, or that introduce wholly new subject matters. Submit to . Paste in text. Response may take up to a week.
Letters: 200 words or fewer. Include name, address, day and evening phone numbers. Email , or fax: 703-854-2053, or mail to: 7950 Jones Beach 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).

+ Virginian-Pilot

Op-eds: Send in opinion editorial the same way as letters to the editors.
Letters: 250 word limit. Submit here.
Circulation: 126,053 (daily) | Online: more than 100,000 unique daily visitors (2014)

+ Wall Street Journal

Op-eds: Must be exclusive to the Journal. You must have a strong argument about an issue in the news. 600-1200 jargon-free words submitted as the body of an email rather than an attachment. You should provide a cover note giving a brief summary of the article including the author’s day and evening phone numbers. Direct your email to the Editorial Features Editor, Mark Lasswell:
Letters: If you are responding to an article appearing in the Journal, send comments to Tim Lemmer:
Circulation: 2.3 million, including 1.4 million in print (daily) | Online: 31.3 million average monthly unique visitors (2014).

+ Washington Post

Op-eds: Any topic. Your piece may be published in print or online-- or both. The op-ed must be exclusive to the Washington Post, and can be any length. It is unlikely to be accepted if it is over 750 words. No anonymous or pseudonymous submissions. You must have a complete article. You don’t need any special expertise to have your article considered for publication, but if you do, please elaborate. You will be contacted within a week if there is interest in publishing your article. Submit your op-ed through their online form here.
Letters: Email . Prefer letters that are fewer than 200 words.
Circulation: 484,385 (daily), 696,589 (Sunday) | 18.8 million unique monthly visitors (2014)

+ Washington Times

Op-eds: Opinion Editor: David Keene. He can be reached at 202-636-4725. Mail: Letters to the Editor, 3600 New York Ave. NE, Washington D.C. 20002. Must be exclusive. You can also email
Letters: Letters to the Editor should be original and exclusive to The Washington Times. Letters may be edited for clarity and length. Please include your name, address and daytime telephone number.

+ West Palm Beach Post

Op-eds: Send in opinion editorial the same way as letters to the editors.
Letters: Preferred length is a maximum of 200 words. Letters are subject to editing and must include the writer’s name, address, e-mail address and daytime phone number. Click here to send your letter.

+ Wisconsin State Journal

Op-eds: Email
Letters: 300 words. Submit online here.

+ Women’s E-News

Op-eds: Pitch and send your resume with a recent writing sample to
Letters: See instructions for submitting op eds.

+ The Women’s Media Center

Op-eds: Pitches should be one to two paragraphs in length. Final commentaries should be about 600-800 words. They are flexible. Submit your pitch online here. They look for stories that are timely and provide a feminist perspective on news events, underrepresented topics, stories that analyze the the media’s treatment of women, and stories about women in the media industry.
Letters: Follow these guidelines here.