FAQs

 

HISTORY & EDITORIAL AWARDS

The first issue of Columbus Monthly was published in June 1975. Columbus Monthly and Columbus Weddings are part of Dispatch Magazines and are published by GateHouse Media. The interim editor of Columbus Monthly is Sherry Beck Paprocki. The editor of Columbus Weddings is Emma Frankart Henterly.

Columbus Monthly is a member of the City and Regional Magazine Association (CRMA). In 2018, Columbus Monthly magazine won first-place honors for general excellence in the 33rd Annual National City and Regional Magazine Awards competition. The award recognized Columbus Monthly as the best magazine in the country for its circulation size (30,000 and under), based on mission, editorial content, reporting, photography and design.

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EDITORIAL COVERAGE

Where can I send a press release?

Please email press releases for Columbus Monthly to pressreleases@columbusmonthly.com. For Columbus Weddings, email press releases to pressreleases@columbusweddingsmag.com.

 

Where can I send a letter to the editor?

Please email letters to letters@columbusmonthly.com.

 

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COLUMBUSMONTHLY.COM

Where can I access ColumbusMonthly.com?

Via web browsers on any desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone.

 

Which browsers work best for viewing ColumbusMonthly.com?

For best results, use the latest version of Safari, Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer.

 

Is ColumbusMonthly.com available on mobile and tablet devices?

Yes, ColumbusMonthly.com is available on web browsers on smartphones and tablets. We do not currently have any apps.

 

Do I need a subscription to access content on ColumbusMonthly.com? No, we do not require readers to create an online account at this time.

 

When is content from the print magazine posted online?

Content from each month’s print issue is not immediately available online. To see magazine content as early as possible, you can sign up for a subscription to the magazine here. Magazine content is published to ColumbusMonthly.com each week on a rolling schedule. If you do not find the story you are looking for, it may not be published online yet.

 

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SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES

How do I subscribe to Columbus Monthly magazine?

Columbus Monthly offers 12-month and 24-month subscriptions, which also include supplements such as Home & Garden, Restaurant Guide, Best Driving Vacations, Giving and Health. Purchase your Columbus Monthly subscription here.

 

I am a Columbus Monthly subscriber. How do I manage my subscription?

You can manage your magazines subscription using the subscriber portal here. If you need to speak with someone in customer service about your subscription, please call (877) 688-8009 or email circsupport@dispatch.com.

 

Where can I pick up a copy of Columbus Monthly?

Copies of Columbus Monthly are available at local CVS, Kroger and other locations. To search newsstand locations click here.

 

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BACK ISSUES

Can I purchase back issues of the magazine?

Yes, Columbus Monthly back issues from the past 12 months are available to order here.

 

How do I purchase a PDF reprint of a particular story or stories?

Our PDFs are intended for online use and small reprint jobs. Please fill out our PDF reprints form here and return form with payment to:

Dispatch Magazines

Attn: Carla Kapp

5300 Crosswind Dr.

Columbus, OH 43228

 

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ENEWSLETTER and SOCIAL MEDIA

How do I sign up for your enewsletter?

Our weekly enewsletter is sent to enewsletter subscribers every Wednesday. Please enter your email in the form here to sign up.

 

I signed up for your newsletter—why am I not receiving it regularly?

Please check your junk folder. If the problem persists, please email eedwards@dispatch.com.

 

How can I follow Columbus Monthly on social media?

You can follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

  

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COLUMBUS MONTHLY EVENTS

What events does Columbus Monthly host?

Best New Restaurants

Heading into its third year, this event honors the past year’s Best New Restaurants. Our March 2018 event, hosted by The Joseph, featured samples from our Best New Restaurants list, plus beer and wine. For information about Best New Restaurants sponsorship opportunities, send an email to advertise@columbusmonthly.com.

Issue: February 2019

Event: March 2019 (tentative)

 

Best Restaurants Dinner

Debuting in October 2018, our Best Restaurants Dinner is unlike any event in the city. This coursed dinner showcases the restaurants and chefs featured in our annual 10 Best Restaurants list. For information about Best Restaurants sponsorship opportunities, send an email to advertise@columbusmonthly.com.

Issue: October 2019

Event: October 2019 (tentative)

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ADVERTISE WITH COLUMBUS MONTHLY or COLUMBUS WEDDINGS

What is Columbus Monthly’s magazine’s circulation?

Columbus Monthly's net average circulation for the print publication is about 19,000, but because of its affiliation with the Columbus Dispatch, the regular issue of Columbus Monthly is circulated twice a year with the paper, adding 93,000 more households. Factoring in all of Columbus Monthly's digital platforms, the title typically reaches, on average, more than 400,000 people each month.

 

What kind of advertising opportunities do you offer with Columbus Monthly?

We offer a wide array of advertising opportunities for Columbus Monthly, Columbus Weddings, City Guide, Home & Garden and more. 

To learn more, please visit the pages below:

Advertise in Columbus Monthly

Advertise in Columbus Weddings

 

Can my company sponsor one of your events?

Yes, we offer several event sponsorship opportunities. Please contact advertise@columbusmonthly.com or call 614/888-4567. 

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PHOTOGRAPHY

I would like to purchase a photo that ran in the magazine. What is your policy?

Photos are available to purchase for personal use, but not for marketing- or advertising-related purposes. For more information, please contact Tim Johnson at tjohnson@dispatch.com.

 

Can you send a photographer to cover our event?

Yes, our photographers cover charitable events for inclusion in the magazine each month. Please contact Tim Johnson at tjohnson@dispatch.com.

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COLUMBUS WEDDINGS

How can I get my wedding featured in the magazine?

The real weddings featured in each issue are submitted to us by our partner photographers. Photographers who are not partners but would like to be can email Rheta Gallagher at rgallagher@dispatch.com. You can also submit your own photos to be considered for the Our Favorite Photo blog series at cbuswedmag.com/FavePhoto.

Where can I find a copy?

Columbus Weddings is sold on newsstands throughout Central Ohio and distributed for free by our advertising vendors. You can also request a free copy at cbuswedmag.com/FreeCopy.

I saw something I really like in the magazine. Where can I get more information?

Make a note of the page number and email editor Emma Frankart Henterly at ehenterly@columbusweddingsmag.com.

How can I get more information on Central Ohio weddings?

There's lots of ways to stay up-to-date on the latest in local weddings! Sign up for our Unveiled newsletter at cbuswedmag.com/newsletter, follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and check out the Bustled blog at cbuswedmag.com/Bustled.

How can I search for a wedding venue or vendor in Central Ohio?

To find a venue, use our Central Ohio reception venue database. If you are a venue manager and want to add or update your venue's information in the database, fill out this form. You can also check out our list of trusted advertising partner vendors in our Marketplace. 

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