The Press-Citizen Magazines & Specialty Publications

In addition, The Press-Citizen produces and distributes a number of special sections and niche publications throughout the year to serve the interests of our readers and local communities.  These special publications offer insight and knowledge about topics important to our readers, as well as providing a targeted audience for advertisers.

GO! Iowa City (Arts and Entertainment): GO! is a weekly lifestyle and entertainment publication that focuses on nightlife, music, arts, entertainment, events and more. Copies are distributed throughout Johnson County.

KEY: This popular annual guide to Johnson County is a long-time favorite of Press-Citizen readers. A comprehensive guide to life in the Iowa City area, Key is full of valuable information about Best of the Area award winners: restaurants, festivals, farmers’ markets, nightlife spots, performing arts venues, museums, art galleries, outdoor recreation, area libraries, churches, clubs and organizations, plus more.

13, 000 copies are inserted into the Saturday edition of the Iowa City Press-Citizen and available for pick-up at many locations around the Iowa City metro area.

SUMMER OF THE ARTS GUIDES: Press-Citizen Media produces special guides to three major Summer of the Arts events – the Iowa Arts Festival, Iowa City Jazz Festival and Iowa Soul Festival, plus an annual Riverside Theatre guide. There are special rates for advertisers who participate in multiple sections.

12,000 copies are inserted into the Saturday editions of the Iowa City Press-Citizen.

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FRY FEST: In cooperation with the Iowa City/Coralville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Press-Citizen Media produces a complete guide to the annual FRY Fest event. It highlights all the special events and activities for this kickoff to the Hawkeyes’ 2015 football season, with features about the musicians, speakers, special guests, trade show vendors, and much more.

12,000 copies are inserted into the Saturday edition of the Iowa City Press-Citizen.

BEST OF THE AREA: Every fall Press-Citizen Media’s “Best of the Area” contest gives readers the opportunity to vote online for all of their favorite businesses in a wide range of categories. Readers’ votes are compiled and presented both in The Press-Citizen and on, along with profiles of the winning businesses. Results also include other businesses that finish as “One of the Best” in voting. This is a popular, widely promoted annual event, with high readership both in print and online.

12,000 copies are inserted into the Wednesday edition of the Iowa City Press-Citizen and presented online simultaneously.

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: The Press-Citizen’s Holiday Gift Guide features valuable gift ideas from local businesses in an easy-to-read format. Categories include Gifts for Her, Gifts for Him, Gifts for the Kids, Gifts for the Home, Stocking Stuffers, and Secret Santa gifts. This guide is delivered to Press-Citizen readers both in print and online in early December during the peak of the holiday shopping season.

12,000 copies are inserted into the Wednesday edition of the Iowa City Press-Citizen.

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