The biggest reach. The most powerful tools.

The Lincoln Journal Star leads the region in exposure, and we offer a wide variety of tools across all screens - desktop, mobile, and tablet - to help drive customers to your business. Discover what we can do for you.

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Reveal ad

Ad unit runs at the top of our website.

Desktop specs

  • 1920x600(1000x400 recommended for video)
  • Animated, video (optional) or static
  • Max File size: 150k
  • Video max length15-30 seconds
  • File format: jpg, png, gif, YouTube

Mobile specs

  • 800x250
  • Static only
  • Max file size: 80kb
  • Accepted file format: jpg, png

Multi-Screen Adhesion

Follows user throughout site.

Ad size changes to match device's screen size.

Desktop specs (large resolution)

  • 300x600
  • Static
  • Max File size: 100k
  • File format: jpg, png, gif

Desktop specs (smaller resolution)

  • 160x600
  • Static
  • Max File size: 60k
  • File format: jpg, png, gif

Tablet specs

  • 728x90
  • Static
  • Max File size: 40k
  • File format: jpg, png, gif

Mobile specs

  • 320x100
  • Static only
  • Max file size: 40kb
  • Accepted file format: jpg, png

Pencil ad

Ad unit runs at the top of our website.

Opens automatically on first page load per day per reader.

Example

Pencil Ad Specs

Desktop specs

Collapsed state

  • 1170x50
  • Static only
  • Max file size: 40kb
  • Accepted file format: jpg, png, gif
  • 100px gap on right reserved for expand / close button (part of our template -don't include in your submitted creative)

Expanded state

  • 1170x300
  • Static only
  • Max file size: 100kb
  • Accepted file format: gif, jpg, png

Mobile specs

Collapsed state

  • 480x50
  • Static only
  • Max file size: 40kb
  • Accepted file format: jpg, png, gif
  • 50px gap on right reserved for expand / close button (part of our template -don't include in your submitted creative)

Expanded state

  • 480x250
  • Static only
  • Max file size: 40kb
  • Accepted file format: gif, jpg, png

Billboard

Large banner running the full width of the page.

Example

Billboard Ad Specs

Desktop specs

  • 970x250
  • Animated or static
  • Max file size: 100kb
  • Accepted file format: jpg, png, gif, html

Mobile specs

  • 320x50
  • Animated or static
  • Max file size: 40kb
  • Accepted file format: jpg, png, gif, html

Floating Bar

Ad unit rests at the bottom of the reader's screen

Follows the reader down the page as they scroll.

Example

Floating Bar Ad Specs

Desktop

  • 1170x70
  • Static only
  • Max file size: 100kb
  • File format: gif, jpg, png

Mobile

  • 480x50
  • Static only
  • Max file size: 60kb

Leaderboard

Runs at the top of every page.

Example

Leaderboard Ad Specs

Desktop specs

  • 728x90
  • Animated or static
  • Max file size: 50kb
  • Accepted file format: jpg, png, gif, html

Mobile specs

  • 320x50
  • Animated or Static
  • Max file size: 40kb
  • Accepted file format: gif, jpg, png

Medium Rectangle

Runs on every page.

Example

Medium Rectangle Ad Specs

Desktop specs

  • 300x250
  • Animated, video, or static
  • Max file size: 50kb
  • Accepted file format: jpg, png, gif, html, mov, mp4, flv, mpeg, mpg, avi
  • Video cannot exceed 30 seconds

Mobile specs

  • 300x250
  • Static only
  • Max file size: 40kb
  • Accepted file format: jpg, png, gif, html

Halfpage

Runs on every page.

Example

Halfpage Ad Specs

Desktop specs

  • 300x600
  • Animated, video, or static
  • Max file size: 60kb
  • Accepted file format: jpg, png, gif, html, mov, mp4, flv, mpeg, mpg, avi
  • Video cannot exceed 30 seconds

Mobile specs

  • 300x600
  • Static only
  • Max file size: 60kb
  • Accepted file format: jpg, png, gif, html

Sidekick

Expandable ad pushes page content leftward to reveal larger banner.

Example

Sidekick Ad Specs

Desktop specs

Initial banner

  • 300x250 or 300x600
  • Animated or static
  • Max file size: 100kb
  • Accepted file format: jpg, png, gif

Expanded banner

  • 850x700
  • Animated or static
  • Max file size: 150kb
  • Accepted file format: jpg, png, gif

Mobile specs

No expansion
  • 300x250 or 300x600
  • Animated or static
  • Max file size: 100kb
  • Accepted file format: jpg, png, gif

Gallery sponsor

Insert your message into our most popular content.

Ad appears periodically within each slideshow.

Native advertising

Ad unit runs within news content list.

Appears similar to editorial assets. Can link to advertiser's website, or to a Native Advertising Article.

Native Ad Specs

Native Grid specs

Associated Headline

  • 80 character limit
  • Click worthy

Associated Image

  • 300x225
  • Static only
  • Max file size: 40kb
  • Accepted file format: jpg, png, gif
  • The image should be a photo / illustration only and should not contain any message.

Native Article specs (optional)

Associated Image (optional)

  • 1140x600 max
  • Static only
  • Max file size: 150kb
  • Accepted file format: gif, jpg, png

inView Video

Runs within the article itself.

Ad unit waits to begin playing until the reader has scrolled to the video's in-page location.

In-View Video Ad Specs

Desktop only

  • 640x400 or 400x300
  • Video cannot exceed 30 seconds
  • Accepted file format: mov, wmv, mp4, flv, mpeg, mpg and avi
    • Alternatively, you may supply a YouTube url

Admail

Deliver your message straight to their inbox.

Each admial includes a promotional Medium Rectangle ad featuring your admail that runs for 10k impressions across JournalStar.com on the day your admail deploys.

Example

Admail Ad Specs

  • 600x2600 (max)
  • Static only
  • Max file size: 300kb
  • Accepted file format: jpg, png, gif, html
  • Will be loaded and deployed via our template.
    • Do not include your own header / footer
    • Do not include an unsubscribe link

You can call us anytime at 402.473.7450, or reach out via email and one of our reps will contact you!