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The Daily Beacon is the campus newspaper serving the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and its surrounding community since 1906. The paper is an editorially independent newspaper operating within the Office of Student Media and is entirely written, produced, and managed by students. The publishing of a daily newspaper is one of the oldest student traditions at the University of Tennessee.

The Daily Beacon is a member of the Associated Collegiate Press, College Media Advisers, College Newspaper Business and Advertising Managers, and Southern University Newspapers. Students, faculty and staff rely upon The Daily Beacon for up-to-date news, sports and entertainment coverage, locally and nationally.


Rate Card and Publication Schedule

Papers are distributed to 80 locations throughout the UT campus and surrounding community.

Fall and Spring Semester:             4,500 issues Monday and Thursday


2019-20 Rate Card



The Daily Beacon Online features unique content as well as the editorial content of each day’s print issue, including features, classifieds, cartoons, searchable archives and a complete page-flipping version of the print edition with all advertising included. Each ad position is sold as run of site and will rotate with other ads within a placement.




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Distribution of inserts is for full-run only, and cost is based on size/number of pages. The Daily Beacon must approve all inserts for acceptance prior to insertion.


Fall and Spring semester            4,500


Page Size:                  Cost/Thousand               Specifications:                        Ship Inserts to:              

1-4 pages                   $75.00                          Max. # of pages: 16                   Knoxville News Sentinel

6-16 pages                 $105.00                          Min. Size: 5” x 8”                       ATTN: Beacon Insert

                                                                        Max. Size: 9” x 12”                    2332 News Sentinel Dr.

                                                                        Paper Weight (min.): 67#          Knoxville, TN 37921-5761






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