Stratton Magazine Advertising


Stratton Magazine showcases the communities, people and lifestyle of the Manchester and the Mountains area of Southern Vermont. The publication engages readers by providing an inside look at the vibrant year-round recreation, events, culinary and arts activities that make the region so spectacular. Beautiful photography, editorial of the highest quality, and award-winning design have positioned Stratton Magazine as a premiere resort and regional lifestyle publication. 

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To help with your annual planning, click here to download the 2019/20 Media Kit





    • Controlled circulation of 20,000 issues printed 4x/year


    • Mail distribution to second homeowners from Stratton Mountain Resort, residents of various second-home developments in the Manchester and the Mountains area, regular visitors, and followers of Stratton Magazine.


    • Physical distribution locations include real estate offices, resort information desks, retail shops, galleries, restaurants, inns, and other quality, high traffic locations and events in the the Northshire area (Manchester, Peru, Dorset, Arlington), as well as the West River Valley (Stratton, Bondville, Londonderry, Weston, Winhall, Jamaica, Townshend and Newfane), and the Bennington area.


  • Issues are provided in resort welcome packages and in-room at Stratton Mountain Resort and The Equinox Resort. They are also available at Vermont Visitor’s Centers including Guilford/Brattleboro, Fair Haven, and Bennington.


Stratton Magazine has a daily presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest to further engage with our audience and promote what’s new with our advertisers. Our website allows viewers to read our digital edition as well as unique articles which can only be found online.


Contact Us

Kimberly Jones, Director of Advertising
[email protected]

Executive Office
4858 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255

Mailing Address
Mountain Media, LLC
P.O. Box 569
Manchester Center, VT 05255


Printed four times per year.

May 24, 2019August 30, 2019November 15, 2019January 10, 2020


Fall 2019

This Fall issue will continue the theme of home improvements, harvest, and our glorious fall foliage, of course. All home improvement-related advertisers will receive a complimentary enhanced listing within the Home Improvement section.


Closing and Issuance Dates



Advertising Rates


 1x bw 1x color 4x bw4x color
Back cover (includes 4c)$2995$2995$2925$2925
Inside covers$2375$2715$2090$2445
Full page$2035$2410$1845$2145
⅔ page$1599$1840$1325$1685
½ page$1110$1429$965$1275
⅓ page$805$1125$680$995
⅙ page$470$690$399$610
1/12 page  $280$455$240$405
Guide to Regional Services$199 $179 


Regional Services listings bought in conjunction with a minimum 1/6-page display ad earns an additional 20% discount.


Good Taste Section

An enhanced dining guide will be incorporated into the winter issue of Stratton Magazine. All advertisers with a display ad of 1/6 page or more will have an enhanced listing which includes a restaurant description and a photograph.

Click here to view an example of the supplement.


Real Estate Section

 1x bw 1x color4x bw4x color
Full page(see above)(see above)(see above)(see above)
½ page(see above) (see above)(see above)(see above)
¼ page $539$745$450$670


Frequency Discounts

The four-time rate is earned only when ads run in consecutive issues. In order to earn the four-time rate, the smallest ad must be at least one-half the size of the largest ad. Advertisers will be charged the one-time rate on published ads if multiple insertion contracts are cancelled.

Payments & Commissions

Payment must accompany all advertising materials unless credit has been established with Stratton Magazine. Agency commission: 15% of b/w gross to recognized agencies providing full agency service. To receive this discount, bills must be paid within the normal 30-day net period. No commission on production charges or color charges. Finance charges of 1% per month (12% annually) applied on balances over 30 days. Advertisers must contract for multiple rates initially and agree to pay one-time rates for incomplete multiple-rate contracts.



To further enhance our new design, borderless ads are preferred (with the exception of full page ads).


Full Page Artwork Guidelines








Submitted Ads

Advertising rates are based on receiving your ad electronically, camera ready; otherwise additional production work including typesetting, scanning, resizing, reverse ads, screens and bleed ads will be charged to the advertiser at prevailing rates.


Accepted Files

High-resolution PDF (preferred)
InDesign CC or below (include all images & fonts) Illustrator CC or below type outlined)
High resolution PSD or TIF ( Flattened, CMKY, 300 dpi)
Please name files with YOUR advertiser name and issue date.
Please provide crop marks for bleed ads only.



All provided photos should be CMYK, 300dpi and sized at 100% when imported into your layout program.
All provided photos should be color-corrected and ready for print. Stratton Magazine is not responsible for the quality of supplied photos and art.


Color Matching

The Publisher will not assume responsibility for color ads printed without a provided digital color proof.


Contract &  Copy Regulations

No cancellations will be accepted after closing date.
The Publisher reserves the right to reject any and all advertising. All advertising is subject to Publisher’s approval and agreement by the advertiser to indemnify and protect the Publisher from loss or expense on claims and suits based on subject matter of such advertisements. Regarding copy changes, advertisers under contract will have prior ad run unless advertising offices are notified of changes by closing dates. The Publisher assumes no liability for errors in ads or, for any reason, the omission of an advertisement. Liability for errors for which the Publisher may be found legally responsible cannot exceed the cost of the space.