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PRINT SPECS

AD SIZE CONFIGURATIONS

FULL PAGE: TRIM: 10.875" X 13.5"
  BLEED: 11.125" X 13.75"
  NON-BLEED:
10.25" X 12.5"
SPREAD: TRIM: 21.75" X 13.5"
  BLEED: 22" X 13.75"
FRONT COVER: TRIM: 10.875" X 10.635"
  BLEED: 11.125" X 10.875"
HALF VERTICAL: 4.75" X 12.5"
HALF HORIZONTAL: 10.25" X 6"
THIRD VERTICAL: 3.25" X 12.5
SMALL SQUARE: 4.25" X 4"
THIRD HORIZONTAL: 10.25" X 4"
STRIP: 10.25" X 2.25"
QUARTER PAGE: 4.25" X 6"

MECHANICAL REQUIREMENTS
All files should be sent MAC formatted. All high resolution scans, fonts and a Quark document of the artwork should be sent with a high resolution PDF. Applications and formats must be indicated. Files should not be RGB nor contain Spot Colors nor have a resolution of 72 dpi. Images at 72 dpi are low resolution and will print poorly. We strongly suggest files to be at least 300 dpi.

We accept the following software: Quark 7, Adobe Photoshop CS3, Adobe Illustrator CS3. We DO NOT accept InDesign or Pagemaker.

MATERIALS DEADLINE
AD CLOSE & MATERIAL DUE DATE:
Friday, one week prior to issue cover date.

SHIP MATERIALS TO:
Chris Dexter
Radio & Records
770 Broadway, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10003

DAY OF PRINT: Tuesdays.

Strip-in production is free of charge when information is given to Radio & Records before deadline. Updated BDS information may be added to artwork before 1pm EST on the day of printing. If printing plant overtime is incurred due to late-strip in ads, accounts will be charged $750.

CANCELLATIONS: Advertisers will be charged for advertising space cancelled after the Tuesday prior to print date.

RADIO & RECORDS FTP SITE FOR ADVERTISERS
Please use this site to deliver advertising material to Radio & Records' New York office.

If you are using FETCH, please enter the following information in the "New Connection" window:

Hostname: ftp.rronline.com
Username: VNU
Password: Vnu$Vnu
Radio & Records must be notified prior to the transmission of an ad. For questions contact:

CHRIS DEXTER:
Email: cdexter@billboard.com

ONLINE SPECS

Ad Creative
Standard ad sizes accepted

Ad Unit Dimensions Max file size Max Flash file size
Tile 180x150 30K 50K
Banner 468x60 30K 50K
Skyscraper 160x600 30K 50K
Leaderboard 728x90 30K 50K
Medium Rectangle 300x250 30K 50K

Large
Rectangle

460x192 30K 50K
Half Page 300x600 30K 50K

Maximum file size 30k, depending on creative dimensions.
File formats accepted: GIFs, animated GIFs, JPEG files, Flash, and other Rich Media on a case-by-case basis.
No limit on looping.
No limit on animation.
No cookie or browser support.
Ads must be compatible with both PC and MAC operating systems.

Online Publication Ad Size #
GFA Leaderboard 1
  Medium Rectangle 1
Christian Friday News Skyscraper 2
  Large Rectangle 2
News/Talk/Sports Skyscraper 2
  Large Rectangle 2
R&R Country Daily Banner 1
  Skyscraper 2
  Large Rectangle 2
R&R News Headlines Banner 1
  Tile 3
Ratings and Stocks Banner 1
  Tile 3
Monday Morning Leaderboard 1
  Medium Rectangle 1
  Banner 1
R&R Most Added This Week Large Rectangle 1
R&R Update--
Html version
Leaderboard 3
Medium Rectangle 2
Mixblast Leaderboard 5
Medium Rectangle 2

FLASH ARTWORK REQUIREMENTS

Below is a list of everything required for a Flash ad.

• Must be made in or saved down to Version 7 or lower.
• .SWF file and live .FLA file
• Maximum file size is 30k.
• Copies of fonts used in the .FLA file
• Back-up gif
• The background color of the ad
• The version of flash that a user must have in order to see the flash ad
• The Flash frame rate must be less than 18 frames per second; twelve fps is prefered.
• Invisible buttons must be placed on the top most layer of the file. Buttons placed on layers below the invisible buttons will not respond to mouse. No buttons should overlap.
• Make sure there are no spaces in the name of the file.
• Flash files should follow the standard IAB file size limitations of: 30K for 160x600, 180x150 and 468x60.
• If you want your Flash ad to link to a URL, please do so before sending it.
• See below for instructions on how to make your Flash ad link to a URL

How To Link Your Flash Ad to a URL

1. Create ad
2. Create blank button with nothing on the up, over, down. On the hit behavior draw a box without a stroke the entire size of the banner ad (or even larger, it doesn’t matter)
3. Go back to the current scene and drag that button onto the work area. It should show up as a big blue square. Make sure this button, which is hidden, is on the topmost layer of the .fla.
4. Make sure the button is selected and open the actions panel. Enter code for the button as follows, entering an absolute URL and targeting a "_blank" window (which will open as an additional window in the viewer's browser.)

Actionscript Example:

on (release) {
getURL("http://www.yourURL", "_blank");
}

5. Export your .swf file as usual.

Ad Creative Submission
Send creative to webads@radioandrecords.com
Include client name and run date in subject line
Include click-thru URL, client name, and Salesperson name in body of e-mail
Please submit creative at least 5 business days in advance of start date.
Please submit all Rich Media creative at least 5 business days in advance of start date for proper testing and implementation
Please provide a technical contact for all Rich Media creative.


DIRECTORY:

AD SIZE

Full Page Trim 8.375" w x 10.875" h
Full Page bleed 8.625" w x 11.125" h
Full Page non-bleed 7.5" w x 10" h
Half Page 7.5" w x 5" h
Quarter Page 7.5" w x 2.5" h

Ratings Section
2" Strip (Markets 1-50) 7.5" w x 2" h
1" Strip (Markets 101+) 7.5" w x 1" h

PREMIUM POSITIONS
Front Cover Trim 5.625" w x 10.875" h
Front Cover bleed 5.625" w x 11.125" h
Back Cover, Inside Front Cover, Inside Back Cover  
Trim 8.375" w x 10.875" h
Bleed 8.375" w x 11.125" h
Non-Bleed 7.5" w x 10" h

Directory: For full page and premium postions we accept the following software: Quark 7 or lower, Adobe Photoshop CS3 or lower, Adobe Illustrator CS3 or lower. For small space ads we DO NOT accept InDesign, Quark, PDFs nor Pagemaker.

LOGO LISTINGS
1.875" w x 1" h
Resolution: 300+ dpi RGB / 1200+ dpi bitmap

HOTFAXES:

AD SIZE

R&R Today:
All positions 7.5" w x 1.75" h
DEADLINE: 3 business days prior to publication.

R&R Street Talk Daily:
All positions 7.5" w x 3.125" h
DEADLINE: 3 business days prior to publication.

Format Updates:
R&R Update--
Html version
Leaderboard 3
728x90  
Medium Rectangle 2
  300x250  

PDF small size 7.5" w x 1.75" h
AC Chart
HAC Chart
Smooth Jazz Chart
Triple A Chart
Urban AC Chart

PDF large size 7.5" w x 3.125" h

AC
Active Rock
Alternative
Americana
Canada
Christian
CHR/Top 40
Rhythmic
Country
Hot AC
Rock
Smooth Jazz
Radio y Musica
Triple A
Urban/UAC

top strip 7.5" w x .5" h
Christian
top strip 7.5" w x .75" h
Country

vertical  ad: 3.5" w x 9.5" h
Christian
Country

All PDF Updates:
Full page 7.5" w x 9.75" h

AD PREP OPTIONS:
For Emailed Ads:
Adobe Illustrator CS or earlier
PC/Mac: Place and link .TIF Images. Save file with linked images and also supply images separately for back up. Convert all fonts to outlines. Save file as .ai.
Adobe Photoshop CS or ealier
PC/Mac: .TIF or .JPG files only. Resolution should be 300 dpi for ads with images and crisp type. Be aware that photoshop is NOT a good medium for type-intensive ads.

Any special effects, such as drop shadows, transparencies and gradations must be done in photoshop; they cannot be done in Illustrator.

NO OTHER APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED.
PDFS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
LOW RES WEB IMAGES ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

DELIVERY OPTIONS

Mail/Delivery Service
Send ads on CD-R to our mailing address:
Radio & Records, Inc., 5055 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Email
PC files must be compressed as .ZIP files and Mac files must be compressed as .SIT files. Do not send .SEA (self extracting) files. After consulting with you R&R sales rep., email compresssed file and complete documentation to: faxads@radioandrecords.com and your Account Executive.

Confirm the ad.
Regardless of how the ad is sent, please email your R&R Account Executive. The only way the A.E. can traffic the ad and ensure its accuracy is if you fax a hard copy. Without it R&R cannot process your electronic file. All changes, corrections or revisions should be handled through your A.E.

AD CREATIVE POLICY
Radio & Records has final approval for all ads with respect to editorial/creative content.
Radio & Records reserves the right to remove an advertisement from its web sites at any time for any reason.
Client cancellations must be made 15 days prior for campaigns 30 days or less, and 30 days prior for campaigns over 30 days.





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