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Share your ad with thousands of readers for months at a time

Works in Progress covers a variety of local and regional issues.  3,000 copies of Works in Progress are distributed free each month to locations in Thurston, Lewis, Mason and Grays Harbor Counties.  Readers pick up copies at newspaper boxes, coffee shops, libraries, local businesses, and schools.  Subscribers receive papers delivered to their homes. WIP also reaches readers via our website, https:/

Advertising Rates:  Advertising rates are $10 per column inch.  We offer a discount of 20% for ads larger than 10 column inches scheduled to appear for at least 3 months.  Special discounts may be negotiated for nonprofits.

Print ads will also appear online at https:/

Regular rates for popular ad sizes are shown below:

  • Business card ad (3” x 1”): $30
  • Vertical business card ad (one column x 3”): $30
  • 5” square ad (2 columns wide = 10 column inches total): $100
  • Quarter page ad: $160
  • Half page ad: $320
  • Full page ad: by arrangement

Advertising Deadlines: Ad creative for each issue is due by the 20th of each month.

Advertising Design: Need help creating an ad?  We will design or customize your ad for a small charge.

Advertising Contact:  Send us a message at