Retail Advertising


THE GREENEVILLE SUN (est. 1879) is one of the top-rated newspapers in Tennessee for market penetration and for its award-winning news coverage that serves Greeneville, Baileyton Mohawk, Mosheim, Ottway,  Tusculum and other communities in Greene County, Tennessee. Greene County has a population of approximately 70,000.

With readership of more than 18,000 people each day, The Greeneville Sun has a daily circulation of nearly 8,000 paid distribution, Monday through Saturday. 

The Sun is supported every Wednesday by the Total Market Coverage (TMC) publication, Greene County's Accent. This free-distribution TMC prints approximately 4,500 copies per week, with about 25% delivered to homes of non-Sun subscribers and 75% available at businesses and other high-traffic areas in the marketplace. (Greene County's Accent also appears inside the Sun's Wednesday edition.)
More than 90,000 different people (or "unique visitors") come monthly to, Greene County's most-visited local website, which has been honored as the state's best website by the Tennessee Press Association and Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters & Media Editors. About 600,000 pages are viewed on the site each month, according to Google Analytics.


Retail Advertising

Retail or display ads are found in the main body of the paper. The ads are billed at a column-inch rate. Online ads are billed by the number of times they display on individual computer or phone devices. For more information, please call one of our multimedia account executives, who will be happy to answer your questions or come by your place of business to help plan your advertising campaign. 

Contact Richard Clark: (423) 359-3160 

Contact Taunya Blazer: (423) 359-3185 


Print Media Kit


Digital Media Kit

For Digital Rate Sheet, click DIGITAL.


OnScreen TV Magazine

OnScreen Magazine is published weekly with channel and movie listings. Businesses advertise in OnScreen on Saturday, with their ads running again within six days in The Greeneville Sun at no charge with the option to make ad changes each week. OnScreen is also available online. Contact your Sun advertising representative for copy deadlines, rates or other information. 

Contact Richard Clark: (423) 359-3160 

Retail & Internet Sales Staff 

Scott Swift: (423) 359-3148 

Connie Malone: (423) 359-3171

Hala Watson: (423) 359-312


Creative Services 

Please read the following guidelines before transmitting files.

Macintosh Base System -- OSX, 9.2

Electronic Ad Requirements for PRINT ADS:

  • Ad must be Camera Ready
  • File must be a PDF that is Press Optimized/Pre-Press Quality*
  • File formats NOT accepted: EPS, GIF, JPEG/JPG, OMG, PDS, PUD, SIT, TIFF, WPD, SEA, SIT or native files)
  • All fonts must be embedded
  • Images must be high-resolution (170-300 dpi)
  • Color ads must separated as CMYK
  • Black text should separate on the 1-black plate only
  • Black and white ads must be grayscale, minimum 200 dpi

* We do accept documents in Indesign CS2, QuarkXpress 4.1, Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop 5.5 and CS, and Adobe Illustrator 10. Please do not send PUB or WPD files.

Submitting Ads on Disk

Native Files Accepted: Adobe InDesign 2*, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

*Note: We cannot accept Adobe CS native files due to incompatibility with our proprietary software. Please convert your CS file to a Press Quality PDF and upload to our FTP site:

Native File Requirement:

  • One ad per Disk
  • Use CMYK only; no Pantone, Spot, RG or lab colors
  • Delete unused colors and items on pasteboard
  • Embed and use only Type II Fonts (or create outlines to make fonts vector)
  • Update all files before collecting for output

**Please notify your sales representative or the production manager, when you have a file to transfer, so it can be processed promptly.

When naming the file to be transmitted, DO NOT use spaces between the words or punctuation other than a period ("." ) or  under line ("_").

Acrobat Distiller Settings
When creating a PDF file please CLICK HERE to download our Distiller Job Options in Adobe Acrobat 4.0, 5.0 & 6.0.

Digital Advertising

Under most circumstances, banners ads should be submitted in all of these sizes: 300 pixels x 600 pixels, 320x50 and 728x90. For complete pricing, additional ad sizes and more, contact your multimedia account executive.

FTP Site 

Contact your sales representative or production manager for uploading information. 

If you have any questions, or need assistance, contact 
Taunya Blazer, Production Assistant: (423) 359-3185 

Billing Questions 

For billing questions, please contact your sales representative.

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