MSR News Online/MSR News Online Tracey Williams-Dillard in front of the “The Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder Celebrating 85 Years” exhibit at the Hennepin Gallery. (Chris Juhn/MSR News)

Publisher’s Letter

The mission of the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder (MSR) is to provide timely and insightful news that brings about greater awareness, understanding and empowerment for our readers and the communities we serve.

If your business or organization is seeking ways to increase your market share and build your brand in this niche market, partnering with the MSR is your solution provider. In addition to printing Minnesota’s oldest surviving and most respected African American community newspaper, the MSR has a unique and varied ways to reach the community with impact.

For your convenience, read on to learn more about what the MSR offers each and every year — or feel free to contact us.

Thank you for considering the MSR for your advertising and marketing needs. We look forward to serving you!

– Tracey Williams-Dillard, MSR Publisher-CEO

Affordable advertising packages available for small to medium sized businesses, corporations and non-profit organizations are available in print and online. For more information please contact a sales representative who will be able to help you. Contact our office at 612-827-4021 or email at:

Online ads: Side Bar/ Right Column (300 x 250 px) $488.00 (per month)

Ad Agency Display Rate: $54.02 (per column inch)

Employment Ads: Print
Employment Display* $51.35 (per column inch)
Employment Line $48.61 (per column inch)

*Employment Display Ads are those that include a border or graphic logo.

Deadlines: Space Reservations 12 pm Thursday | Material Deadline 12 pm Monday