San Diego Reader office hours are 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday. The office is closed on major holidays.
- 619-235-3000 for Reader editorial & display advertising.
- 619-235-8200 for Reader classifieds advertising (including Reader Jobs and Reader Rentals).
- Street Address:
- 2323 Broadway in Golden Hill, San Diego, 92102
- Mailing Address:
- P.O. Box 85803, San Diego, CA 92186-5803
- Staffmembers: See list
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Readers can be found at 7/11, AM/PM, Circle K, Vons, Albertsons, Ralphs, Stater Bros., Food4Less and CVS. Call us at 619-235-3000 for other locations.
Submit a cover story: The Reader is primarily interested in articles about the San Diego region, which we consider to include Imperial County and Baja. Stories of national scope are rarely published. If a story idea has already received publicity in other local publications or news media, our interest is diminished.
We are not interested in receiving fiction, poetry, commentary, weekly columns, or critiques of film, theater, or restaurants. We will consider articles that range from 1200 to 6500 words. Payment schedules vary. In most cases, once a story has been purchased, we will make arrangements for a photographer or illustrator.
Email manuscripts to Reader.Manuscripts@gmail.com. Include your name, address, and phone number. We no longer accept paper manuscripts.
Submissions must include: a complete description, date(s), time, cost, place and address where the event will be held.
We post events for San Diego and Imperial counties. Due to space limitations, only a portion of the events posted online will be published in our weekly print edition. To guarantee that your event is published both online and in print, call 619-235-8200 to inquire about a paid listing.
If you would like the print edition of Reader mailed to you, subscriptions are available as follows:
First-class is $175 for six months or $299 for one year. Third-class (mailed as Bound Printed Matter) is $65 for six months or $125 for one year. You may also request a single copy for $10. To subscribe, send your payment with a note that outlines your request and specifies your address. Mail to:
San Diego Reader Subscriptions
PO Box 85803
San Diego, CA 92186-5803
We do not have an internship program; we will not be implementing one.
We rarely (almost never) hire graphic artists or photographers.
Sales reps with significant experience selling advertising, both print and online, are encouraged to submit their resumes along with a cover letter.
Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we cannot notify you when your resume arrives or send you a "sorry" letter. If you hear from us, we're interested. If you don't, we're sorry.
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mail: Human Resources, P.O. Box 85803, San Diego, CA, 92186-5803
- Fax: ATTN: Human Resources, Online Sales, 619-231-0489