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San Diego Words & Pictures Advertising

What’s inside Words & Pictures?

  • The best photojournalism and photo essays we can find
  • Inside news beyond the daily headlines
  • Vivid stories about unique subjects, hidden gems, mystery spots and urban legends throughout the San Diego region
  • It tells the story about interesting San Diegans, up-and-coming stars and established icons.
  • Features about local artists, photographers, musicians and business owners
  • It includes some of the great activities and events available in San Diego.
  • Dining, entertainment, arts and culture

What you get

  • All ads include 4-color on Highbrite paper.
  • Design services are included.
  •  Thousands distributed to customersat high traffic businesses in Mira Mesa, Poway, Sabre Springs, Rancho Peñasquitos and Rancho Bernardo
  •  Delivered by direct mail to all homes in Scripps Ranch.

Contact us to make your
advertising dollars count!

John Gregory, Publisher, 858-945-4465

Jacqueline Gregory, Publisher, 858-578-1326

Distribution Map

Ad Dimensions

We have ad sizes to accommodate any budget. Our newspaper size is 11″x16″. We also offer Advertorials, which includes a 350-word story about your business along with one photo.

Ad Dimensions

Ad Submission

Design services are available and included in the cost. If you prefer to submit your own ad, please submit your artwork with the following specifications:

  • File type: pdf, jpg, png, tiff, eps
  • Applications supported: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Please embed all artwork and fonts.
  • CMYK color.
  • Photos should be at least 300 dpi at full output size. Please note that photos from the internet are generally only 72 dpi and don’t print well.
  • Contact for more information.

Web Design and Graphic Design Services

Scripps Ranch News also provides website and graphic design services. contact to discuss your project.


All rates include design services.

Ad Sizes

  • Big box: 300px x 250px
  • Skyscraper: 160px x 660px
  • Top banner: 728px x 90 px
  • Lower banner: 728px x 90px

If you prefer to submit your own ads, please use the following specifications:

  • File type: jpg, png, gif
  • Color: RGB
  • Resolution: 72 dpi
  • Please embed all artwork and fonts.

Contact for more information.

Design Services

San Diego Words & Pictures can design your ad at no additional cost. Please provide your logo, copy and a photo (if applicable).

Your ad can be linked to a custom-built full page hosted on our website. Production cost apllies.

San Diego Words & Pictures also provides website and graphic design services at reasonable rates. Please contact for more information.