Op-Eds: 750 word limit, usually only accepts pieces from its circulation area. The writer should have some level of expertise in the subject matter. Writer should speak with K. Wagner at 585/258-2414 before e-mailing piece to email@example.com.
L etters: 175 word limit. Must be concise, timely and appeal to a broad readership. Name, address and phone should be included for verification and contact information. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Mail: Letters to the Editor, Democrat and Chronicle, 55 Exchange Blvd., Rochester, NY 14614. For more information, call 585/258-2250.
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
Op-Eds: 800 word limit. Fax your “Viewpoint” submissions to: (901) 529-6445 and use same e-mail or web form as letters to the editor.
Letters: submit by fax to above number, e-mail email@example.com submit online web.commercialappeal.com/newgo/forms/letters.htm Letters should be as brief as possible. Or mail: Letters to the Editor, The Commercial Appeal, Box 334, Memphis, TN 38101.
Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville)
Op-Eds: 750 word limit, the shorter the better. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail: Florida Times-Union, c/o Lloyd Brown, P.O. Box 1949, Jacksonville, FL 32231.
Letters: Send via e-mail at email@example.com which goes to the Editorial Page Editor. Broad topics are less likely to be used than specific topics. Please avoid attachments and always include your full name, home address, occupation and daytime phone number.
Op-Eds: 600-900 words. Submit by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Letters: include signature if fax or regular mail. Submit via e-mail: email@example.com. Subject line should be "Letters to the Editor." Fax 702/383-4676 or, for guidelines, online submissions: reviewjournal.com/about/print/press/letterstoeditor.html. Regular mail: PO Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125.
Riverside Press-Enterprise (CA)
Op-Eds: Manuscripts must be brief. Submit to the Executive Editor by telephone: 909/368-9403; fax: 909/368-9022; or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Letters: 200 word limit. Must include writer’s home address and daytime phone number for verification. E-mail: letters @pe.com; Fax: 909/368-9022 or mail: Executive Editor, Riverside Press-Enterprise, 3512 Fourteenth Street, Riverside, CA 92501.
Raleigh News & Observer (NC)
Op-Eds: 650-700 words, should be of particular interest to their local readers. Please include name, address, phone and how you are affiliated with the issue. E-mail: email@example.com. For more information, call 919/829-4517. Chances of printing for an international (non-Carolina piece) are virtually zero.
Letters: 250 words or less. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com (no attachments) or mail to The People's Forum, P.O. Box 191 Raleigh, N.C. 27602 or fax to 919/829-4872. Include contact information.
Op-Eds: 600 word limit. Limited op-ed space. Include full name, address, and daytime phone number. For an op-ed piece, include a tagline in terms of describing your relationship (if any) to the subject you are writing about. If there is no relationship other than a strong interest, we can use something like "the writer lives in …) Use the same e-mail as letters to the editor: firstname.lastname@example.org or use following information for letter submission.
Letters: 200 word limit, must include name, address, telephone number and signature. All letters are subject to editing. Mail: P-I Letters to the Editor, Box 1909 Seattle, WA 98111; Drop off: Seattle P-I, 101 Elliott Ave., W, Second Floor; Fax: 206/448-8184; E-mail: email@example.com.
Fresno Bee (CA)
Op-Eds: Submit 750 words or less for Valley Voices, E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or submitted online at: fresnobee.com/opinion/valley_vo ices/submit/.
Letters: 200 words or less, include contact information. Submit online: fresnobee.com/opinion/lets _ed/send/ or e-mail: email@example.com.
Asbury Park Press (NJ)
Op-Eds: 400 words or less, prefer writers with expertise in the area they are writing about. Submit all manuscripts to Op-Ed Editor, Randy Bergmann. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax: 732/643-4014.
Letters: 200 words maximum. Editor will review any subject. Include name, town, phone number, fax number and e-mail. E-mail: email@example.com.
Providence Journal (RI)
Op-Eds: averaging 700-900 words that would be of particular interest in the region. Prefer e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or U.S. Postal Service: Editorial (Opinion), The Providence Journal, 75 Fountain Street, Providence, RI 02902. No faxes, please.
Letters: 250 word limit, submit to email@example.com cite date and page number if replying to specific article, and include full contact information.
Birmingham News (AL)
Op-Eds: 600 words. “My Turn” is a commentary section of the paper which runs on Sundays in which pieces must contain original thought. Must include name, address, and contact phone number. E-mail Joel Kennedy: firstname.lastname@example.org or call for more information: 205/325-2466.
Letters: 200 words or fewer. Letters, faxes and e-mails to the editor appear Sunday through Friday. Submissions must include writer’s name, address and daytime phone number. E-mail: email@example.com; Mail: Letters to the Editor, Birmingham News, P.O. Box 2553, Birmingham, AL 35202; or fax: 205/325-3345.
Des Moines Register (IA)
Op-Eds: around 700 words on topics related to Iowa and of interest to our readers. If published, a head shot and a signed essay agreement form is necessary. E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Letters: Send with contact information by fax to (515) 286-2504 or E-mail email@example.com or mail to Letters to the Editor, The Des Moines Register, P.O. Box 957, Des Moines, IA 50304 or submit on line at desmoinesregister.com/help/letter.html.
Honolulu Advertiser (HI)
Op-Eds: 500 words, the Advertiser welcomes longer submissions on topics of local interest for the Island Voices column. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org or submit by using their Web form: the.honoluluadvertiser.com/current/op/commentary.
Letters: 200 words or less, letters must be in good taste on any topic. Submissions must include writer’s true name, address and telephone number (for verification purposes only). Writers are limited to one submission per month. Mail: P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; e-mail: email@example.com or complete online form: the.honoluluadvertiser.com/current/op/submitletter; or fax: 808/525-8037.
Dayton Daily News (OH)
Op-Eds: 700-750 words, include daytime phone numbers with all submissions. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Letters: 200-250 word limit, e-mail email@example.com.
Tulsa World (OK)
Op-Eds: around 650 words. Use same e-mail as letters: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Letters: 200-250 words. Send by e-mail to email@example.com with daytime phone number.
Akron Beacon Journal (OH)
Op-Eds: 500-750 words. Guidelines listed daily in print edition of paper. Author should include bio. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Letters: include contact information. Submit to email@example.com.
Grand Rapids Press (MI)
Op-Eds: 750 words or less, Press prefers that the author be both an area resident and an expert on the issue. Prefers e-mail submissions. E-mail (no attachments) to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 616/222-5212.
Letters: 300 word limit. All submissions are subject to condensation and editing. Must include address and phone number. Writers are limited to one letter every 60 days. Mail: Letters to the Editor, 155 Michigan Street, NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503; or e-mail: email@example.com (no attachments).
Philadelphia Daily News (PA)
Op-Eds: 450-500 words ideal. Exclusive to Daily News, include contact information. E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Letters: Submit online at philly.com/mld/philly/contact_us/feedback_np2/.
Toledo Blade (OH)
Op-Eds: Saturday Essays: 1000-1100 words. Include full name, address and daytime phone number. This requires a photo also and can be done via e-mail with JPEG format. Use the same e-mail as letters to the editor with “op-ed” in the subject heading.
Letters: for Readers’ Forum, should be limited to 300 words. Must include full name, day phone and an address. Preference is given to short, succinctly expressed e-mails. E-mail (no attachments, plain text) all submissions to email@example.com or fax to 419/724-6191.
Salt Lake City Tribune (UT)
Op-Eds: All submissions should include name, address, telephone number and some information on the author so that it can be included on the end of the piece. E-mail Vern Anderson, editor of the editorial page, at firstname.lastname@example.org (no attachments); send the typed, double-spaced submission to Vern Anderson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 143 S. Main, Salt Lake City, UT 84107; or fax 801/257-8515.
For more information on guidelines, go to sltrib.com/help/forum.asp.
Letters: Should be as brief as possible, e-mail as plain-text to email@example.com. E-mails with attachments will not be accepted. To fax: 801/257-8950.
Allentown Morning Call (PA)
Op-Eds: Must be between 650-750 words, should be about one issue only. E-mail submissions are preferred: firstname.lastname@example.org; or fax to 610/770-3720.
Letters: 250 word limit, but shorter is better. Starting line must include full name, hometown, and a telephone number where you can be reached. Submissions through e-mail: email@example.com; fax: 610/770-3720; or mail: Letters to the Editor, The Morning Call, Box 1260, Allentown, PA 18105.
Tacoma News Tribune (WA)
Op-Eds: “Your Voice” should be limited to 600 words, e-mail editorial page editor: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to David Seago, The News Tribune, PO Box 11000, Tacoma, WA 98411.
Letters: prefer less than 150 words, must be 250 words or less. Include all contact information. E-mail to email@example.com or submit online: secure.thenewstribune.com/opinion/letters.
Op-Eds: E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org indicate that it's intended to be an op-ed submission. 600-700 words. Need jpeg headshot and 2-line bio.
Letters: E-mail to email@example.com, 200 words or less. Include contact info.
The State (SC)
Op-Eds: Prefer 600 words in length. Need full contact, include 1 or 2 line bio on the writer. If selected you will be contacted about submitting a headshot photo. Mark Lett, The State, P.O. Box 1333, Columbia, SC 29202. Fax: 803/771-8639.
Letters: 200 words. Include contact information, no attachments. Mail: Letters to the Editor, The State, P.O. Box 1333, Columbia, S.C. 29202. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 803/771-8639. Questions: 803/771-8465.
News Journal (Wilmington, DE)
Op-Eds: Submissions should be made to the Editorial Page Editor with Op-Ed in the subject of any e-mail or fax that is sent. E-mail: email@example.com. Fax: 302/324-2595.
Letters: Should be brief as possible, include full contact information. Mail to Letters to the Editor, Box 15505, Wilmington, DE 19850 , fax 302/324-2595 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Op-Eds: 700 words max and writer must have demonstrated special interest. Prefer e-mail email@example.com, include name, address, phone. By fax: 859/255-7236. Questions, call 859/231-1652.
Letters: 250 words or less. Include name, address, phone. Prefers e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail Letters to the editor, Lexington Herald-Leader, 100 Midland Avenue, Lexington, KY 40508 or fax 859/231-3332. Or submit online at kentucky.com/mld/kentucky/contact_us/newspaper_services/letters_to_the_editor/.
Op-Eds: Up to 700 words. E-mail: email@example.com.
Letters: 300 words or less, submit online: heraldtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section?CATEGORY=OPINION04.
La Opinion (Los Angeles, CA)
Spanish newspaper in Los Angeles. Send by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Albuquerque Journal (NM)
Op-Eds: Prefers locally written commentaries and a limit of 750 words. Fax to 505/983-2523. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Letters: Preference is given to letters that are fresh, brief and clear. Please make sure to include a home address with telephone number and a reliable daytime phone number for verification. Letters are to be submitted using the following online form: www.abqjournal.com/letters_form.htm.
Greensburg Tribune-Review (PA)
Op-Eds: Send to email@example.com or fax to 724/838-5171.
Letters: 200 words or less. Include contact information. Guidelines, online submissions: pittsburghlive.com/x/tribune-review/opinion/letters/send or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail Letters to the Editor, Tribune-Review, 622 Cabin Hill Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601 or fax 724/838-5171.
Post & Courier (Charleston, SC)
Op-Eds: No more than 850 words. Send to email@example.com.
Letters: Submissions are subject to editing for length, clarity, libel and good taste. Must carry writer’s address and a daytime telephone number. Mail: The Editor, The Post and Courier, 134 Columbus St., Charleston, S. Carolina 29403; submit online: archives.charleston.net/news/editform.html; or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spokesman-Review (Spokane, WA)
Op-Eds: submit to email@example.com as text of message. Or fax: 509/459-3815. Limit is 850 words, and preference given to local and regional issues and authors.
Letters: Letters up to 200 words on topics of general interest may be submitted. All letters are subject to editing. Please sign them with your full name (first, initial, last) and include a daytime telephone number for verification. Fax letters: 509/459-3815 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
News Journal (Daytona Beach, FL)
Op-Eds: 400-500 words. E-mail (no attachments, with “op-ed” as subject heading): email@example.com; or Fax (make sure to clarify it is an op-ed submission on the cover sheet): 386/258-1577.
Letters: Full name, home address and daytime phone number of the writer should be included. Letters should be written exclusively for the News-Journal. Mail: Letters to the Editor, The News-Journal, P.0. Box 2831, Daytona Beach, FL 32120; Fax: 386/258-1577; Online: news-journalonline.com/03LettersIndex.htm#form; or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (no attachments, include text in the body of the e-mail).
Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, MA)
Op-Eds: 750 word limit, e-mail to email@example.com.
Letters: 250 words. To be published, letters must have as the subject, “Letter to the Editor”. Letters must NOT include second-hand material, opinions that are too personal, verse or essay form. Make sure that the letter is hand signed with the author’s full name, including a complete home address and a day time telephone number. Note: each individual is limited to one published letter in two months. Fax to 508/793-9313 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Washington Times (DC)
Op-Eds: 600 to 800 words. The Washington Times does not accept unsolicited manuscripts by e-mail. Please mail all articles. Requires exclusivity in DC area, i.e. can not submit to Washington Post when submitting to Washington Times. Fax: (202) 832-2982 Mail: Commentary Page, The Washington Times, 3600 New York Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20002.
Letters: 300-400 words. Please include your name, address and a phone number where you can be reached. E-mail your letters to email@example.com.
Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, MS)
Op-Eds: 600 word limit include jpeg photo and sentence about the writer. Submit to the same e-mail as letters: firstname.lastname@example.org with “op-ed” in the subject heading.
Letters: Letters of 250 or fewer words have the best chance of being published, must be signed and include an address and daytime telephone number for verification. Letters are edited for accuracy, length and clarity. Submit to email@example.com; fax 601/961-7211; or mail The Clarion-Ledger, Box 40, Jackson, MS 39205.