Advertising in Fortnightly News

Fortnightly News is a bi-weekly e-newsletter that keeps our members up-to-date on events and issues around the discipline of history. Each issue features unique content, ranging from a description of recent AHA advocacy to an update on one of our programs to news from individual members. We highlight popular content from our blog, a calendar of fellowships and conferences, and details about AHA member benefits. To review a sample of the e-newsletter, contact


11,500 with an open rate of 40%


College and university professors, K–12 teachers of history, historical administrators, editors, museum professionals, publishers, librarians, and students of history.

Sizes, Prices, and Requirements

Size and Image Requirements

The image should be submitted in PNG or JPG format with a minimum resolution of 72 ppi/dpi. The width of the ad space is 250 px and the height can be no more than 320px. You may also send a URL that the image will link to when clicked. For legibility reasons, please limit text on the image to 25 words or fewer.


$1,000 to run in a single issue of the e-newsletter (plus $40 optional design fee).


New advertisers: Get 50% off your first ad in Perspectives on History (print, digital, or newsletter) or Fortnightly News, plus 25% off additional ads if purchased together.

Ad bundles: Buy one ad in Perspectives on History (print, digital, or newsletter) or Fortnightly News and get a second ad in one of these publications for 25% off. All print and digital ads in these publications (including your first ad) are 25% off if you buy three or more at once. Bundling across all four platforms is encouraged and will help your ads reach a larger audience.

Agencies: Ad agencies receive a 15% discount per ad.


Ads are accepted on a rolling basis and will be included in the next e-newsletter after they are received. If your ad is time sensitive, please contact to arrange for a specific deadline and issue date.

Submit Ad

To Reserve Ad Space and Upload Ad Copy

To reserve advertising space and to upload copy, please go to the AHA advertising submission form.

Contact for information about Fortnightly News ads.