Get your message out from the coast to the Capital and beyond by advertising with The Carolinian. The Carolinian is the largest African-American newspaper in North Carolina. Our circulation covers 2/3 of the state, which is the most dense African-American population in NC. In addition to spanning the state, we also span generations of readers.

African-Americans are not a monolith. Our interest vary greatly, as do our incomes and education levels. That is the beauty of advertising with The Carolinian. You can reach "right now" customers as well as future customers. As you know, it's not real until it's written in ink, and we print every week.

Call or email us to learn more about the many ways that The Carolinian can connect you with the African-American community in North Carolina.

If you are a new advertiser, or you would like to request a quote first, just type "Quote" in the SUBJECT field below and paste the ad itself in the YOUR MESSAGE field. We will typeset your ad and email a quote. Keep in mind that printed ads will publish on Thursdays. The deadline for print ads is Monday at 5:00 p.m.

Our phone number is 919-834-5558 and our email address is


Event Calendar Advertising

We are now offering advertising via our event calendar, our electronic hub of information for upcoming workshops, meetings, grand openings and more. If you are interested in being featured in our calendar, please email us at with the subject line "Online Event Advertising", as well as information about your event and/or an event link. Each event ad cost is approximately $20-$30.

Small Business Advertising

Attention Small Businesses! Showcase Your Business in Our Small Biz Section!

Our paper highlights some incredible small businesses, and we want to include your business as well. If you want to get your business featured, contact us at with the subject line "Small Business Advertising".

  • Small ad spaces (around 2.5" x 4") are $80/mo.
  • Large ad spaces (around 5.5" x 4") are $120/mo.
  • All spaces are printed in black and white (greyscale).

Don't have an ad ready? No problem! Our team of professionals is here to help you design it. Simply send your advertisement request to or give us a call at (919) 834-5558.

Don't miss out on this chance to get your small business in the spotlight!