Sunday Times Rate Card

Editor: Bongani Siqoko
Twitter: @SiqokoDD
Format: Broadsheet
Distribution: National
Pub. handle:@SundayTimesZA

Overview

The Sunday Times is South Africa’s biggest-selling weekly newspaper. It’s a part of Sunday for South Africans – time to relax and unwind, socialize and interact, and gain knowledge that will help readers cope and give better quality of life. The Sunday Times is committed to sharing knowledge that enriches peoples’ lives. The Sunday Times is a tradition – an experience South Africans have grown to love and trust. Every Sunday it brings families together – sharing the various sections of the paper in a relaxed environment. The Sunday Times is the paper South Africans know they can TRUST. It truly is the ‘PAPER FOR THE PEOPLE’.

TECHNICAL SPECS - MAIN BODY - BUSINESS TIMES

Column Broadsheet 10 Col Widths 12 Col
1 Col 34 mm 30 mm
2 Col 72 mm 62 mm
3 Col 110 mm 94 mm
4 Col 148 mm 126 mm
5 Col 186 mm 158 mm
6 Col 224 mm 190 mm
7 Col 262 mm 222 mm
8 Col 300 mm 254 mm
9 Col 338 mm 286 mm
10 Col 380 mm 318 mm
11 Col 350 mm
12 Col 380 mm
Broadsheet DPS is 54 x 20 (540 mm in height x 790 mm in width) which includes 30 mm gutter
Broadsheet 12 Col DPS is 54×24 (540mm in height x 790mm in width) which includes 30mm gutter.

LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE, ST TRAVEL, ST FOOD, ST HOME, ST FASHION & MOTORING

Broadsheet DPS is 54 x 24 (540 mm in height x 790 mm in width) which includes 30mm gutter.
1 Col 30 mm
2 Col 63 mm
3 Col 96 mm
4 Col 129 mm
5 Col 162 mm
6 Col 195 mm
7 Col 228 mm
8 Col 261 mm
Tabloid DPS is 39×16 (390mm in height x 540mm in width) which includes 18mm gutter.

MAIN BODY, SPORTS

Rate
Full Colour R 1 301.00
1 Spot colour R 1 243.00
Black & white R 817.00
Main Body:
Front page solus (10×10 / 25×3) R 260 178.00/R 195 134.00
Mast Head Strip (2×10) Rate +300%
Ear space (6cm x 1.5 col) (1st section) Rate +300%
Page 2 & 3 facing pages Rate +50%
Page 3 solus (20×10 / 54×10) R 390 267.00/R 1 053 721.00
Page 5 solus (27×10) (max) Rate +25%
Guaranteed position Rate +25%
Sports Section:
Masthead strip (2×10) Rate +100%
Back page solus (10×10) R 195 134.00
Guaranteed position Rate +25%
Newsprint wrap Rate on request
Booking deadline: Tuesday 16.00 prior to publication.
Material deadline: Thursday 16.00 prior to publication.
Cancellation: Any cancellations after the Tuesday prior to publication, will be charged 100% cancellation fee.
All prices exclude VAT

CLASSIFIED RATES

CLASSIFIED RATES: BW
Family Announcement (per cm) R203.00
Classified Trade R 290.00
Classified Legal R 232.00
Classified Display (per cm)
Black and white R 278.00
Full Colour R 348.00
Booking deadline: Wednesday 16.00 prior to publication.
Payment deadline: Thursday 16.00 prior to publication.
Tel: (011) 280 3147
sunitap@tisoblackstar.co.za
All prices exclude VAT

BUSINESS TIMES

Rate
Main Body (10 Columns)
Full colour R 979.00
1 Spot colour R 866.00
Black & white R 698.00
Financial Notices (10 Columns) R 881.00
Ear space (6×2) Rate +300%
Front Page Solus (10×10) R 195 700.00
Page 3 (27×10) (max) or 27X5 FC Rate +50%
Page 2 & 3 facing pages Rate +50%
Page 5 solus (27×10, 39×7 or 54×10) Rate +25%
Guaranteed position Rate +25%
Newsprint Wrap Rate on request
Tenders: (12 Columns)
Legals,Tenders,Officials
Full colour R 909.00
1 spot R 806.00
Black & white R 650.00
Auctions: (12 columns) Basic Rates
Full colour R 571.00
1 Spot colour R 534.00
Black & white R 494.00
Booking deadline:
Agency: Thursday 11.00 prior to publication.
Direct: Wednesday 11.00 prior to publication.
 
Material Deadline:
Agency / Complete: Thursday 16.00 prior to publication
Direct: Wednesday 16.00 prior to publicaion
 
Cancellation: Any cancellations after 12.00 the Friday prior to publication, will be charged a 100% cancellation fee.
 
All prices exclude VAT

CAREERS (12 COLUMNS)

Rate
Black & white R 629.00
1 Spot colour R 722.00
Full colour R 754.00
Municipality Rates
Black & white R 482.00
1 Spot colour R 500.00
Full colour R 524.00
Special Positions
Ear space (5×3) Rate +300%
Page 1 Rate +50%
Page 3 Rate +25%
Page 5 Rate +20%
Page 7 Rate +15%
People on the Move Rate +10%
Booking deadline:

Agency: Thursday 11.00 prior to publication.

Direct: Wednesday 11.00 prior to publication.

Material deadline:

Agency/Complete: Thursday 16.00 prior to publication.

Direct: Wednesday 16.00 prior to publication.

Cancellation: Any cancellations after 12.00 the Friday prior to publication, will be charged 100% cancellation fee.
All prices exclude VAT

LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE: FOOD, TRAVEL, FASHION, HOME & MOTORING

Rate
Full colour R 420.00
1 spot R 360.00
Black & white R 253.00
Special Positions
Front page solus (10cm x 8) Rate +100%
Inside front Rate +30%
Back page Rate +30%
Page 3 solus (10cm x 8) Rate +25%
Page 2 & 3 facing pages Rate +50%
Guaranteed Positions Rate +20%
Wrap Rate on Request
Watermark (TV Guide only) Rate on Request
Booking deadline: Wednesday 16.00, 8 working days prior to publication.
Material deadline: Thursday 16.00, 7 working days prior to publication. (Printed the Tuesday prior to publication)
Material deadline: Thursday 16.00, 7 working days prior to publication. (Printed the Tuesday prior to publication)

SPECIAL SHAPES

Rates
Loading for special shapes:
L shape Rate +30%
U shape Rate +30%
T shape Rate +40%
Diagonal boxes Rate +50%
All prices exclude VAT

OPI (OUTSIDE PRINTED INSERTS) - PER THOUSAND

SUNDAY TIMES – OPI
OPTION PRODUCT SIZE PAGING            
Up to 8 8 to 16 16 to 24 24 to 32 32 to 48 49 to 64 +65
1 Business Times Lifestyle Magazine Travel, Food, Fashion, Home Weekly & Motoring Tabloid R 948.00 R 979.00 R 1011.00 R 1 042.00 R 1 147.00 R 1 215.00 R 1 288.00
A4 R 803.00 R 812.00 R 937.00 R 1 057.00 R 1 143.00 R 1 170.00 R 1 205.00*
A5 R 964.00 R 975.00 R 1 124.00 R 1 267.00 R 1 369.00 R 1 406.00 R 1 446.00*
2 Business Times Lifestyle Magazine Travel, Food, Fashion, Home Weekly & Motoring for Nov & Dec
Tabloid
115gsm +
R 1 011.00 R 1 075.00 R 1 137.00 R 1 263.00 R 975.00 R 1 032.00 R 1 094.00
A4
115gsm +
R 884.00 R 948.00 R 1011.00 R 1 075.00 R 1 137.00 R 1 200.00 R 1 263.00 *
3 Lifestyle Wrap (4 x
Tabloid) Travel, Food, Fashion, Home Weekly & Motoring
Production TBA
Media Cost R 1 109.00
Sampling (Subject to approval) Per
Thousand
R 1 200.00

A) For spend exceeding R2,m per annum, rates will be linked to RoP contractual spend discount (excluding production costs). B) For spend less than R2,m per annum, rates will be negotiated separately based on client OPI spend. * On request # Difficult but can accept All wraps to be printed by Times Media Production cost subject to change, based on international fluctuations Please note: In November and December rates are subject to a 20% loading and we cannot guarantee inserts in requested sections. In the event that paper weight exceeds 115 gsm per sheet, rates will be as per Option B. Cancellation for November and December: 2 months prior to publication. Delivery of inserts is subject to change over the November and December period. Contact your sales representative should you have any queries

Rates Exclude VAT
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