Advertising in the East Bay Express 

The East Bay Express is a controlled-circulation weekly newspaper distributed every Wednesday throughout Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Our core market is Oakland, Berkeley, Alameda and neighboring communities. The paper is available at roughly 950 locations in the East Bay, including highly visible outdoor boxes, restaurants, grocery stores, college campuses, select retailers and various high traffic areas. The weekly press run is 35,000.

The Express offers a variety of advertising options in print and online at We reach a multitude of unique and key demographics that enable advertisers to reach the people who are key to their business success. An account executive can discuss your specific target market in detail, as well as review some of the ways in which can get the most for your money.

To discuss the needs of your business, or learn more about advertising in the East Bay Express:

For display advertising, call: 510-879-3700.

For national advertising, call: 888-278-9866

To email General Manager Justin Harris, click this link.

Or visit our office:

318 Harrison St., Suite 302
Oakland, CA 94607

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