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The Pitch is a free, controlled-circulation magazine, printed the first week of each month. More than 20,000 copies are distributed in the Kansas City metro to more than 1,000 locations.

Emphasizing investigative reporting and long-form journalism, The Pitch covers every aspect of local life—government and politics, performing and visual arts, music, fashion, books, movies, food, and drink—in print each month and online every day at thepitchkc.com.

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Print Circulation, Demographics, & Readership

Our audience isn’t exactly what you may think…

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Press Run: COVID: 20,000 monthly

Locations: 1,100+ high-traffic areas in the Kansas City metro; outside boxes and inside retail businesses, restaurants, and hotels. Find a copy at thepitchkc.com/findthepitch.

Our monthly, full-gloss publication offers: 

  • News + Politics
  • Art + Entertainment
  • Health + Fitness
  • Fashion, Style, + Retail
  • Dining + Restaurants
  • Events Calendar

Print

Print Readership: 140,000+

Female: 53%

Male: 46%

Median Age: 47

Homeowners: 66% 

Median Income: $80,352

Web

Annual Page Views: 4.7M

2021 Projected Page Views: 5.0M

Annual Unique Visitors: 2.5M

Bounce Rate: 18.72%

Median Age: 35

Email

Number of lists: 7

Total Subscribers: 73K

Average Open Rate: 10.6%

Average Click Rate: 8.2%

Social

Facebook Followers: 66K

Twitter @thefastpitch Followers: 43.4K

Instagram @thepitchkc Likes: 30.6K

Advertising Solutions

Sponsored Content

Reach Pitch readers through the power of content. You work directly with our creative team to build a piece of content featuring your business that fits seamlessly into our editorial content. We can write an article promoting your brand or create an interactive quiz. We take your goals and our talented team to create customized content that performs for your needs.

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Digital Sponsorships

Digital Sponsorship

In addition to print options, thepitchkc.com offers exclusive online sponsorships for ten sponsors per month. This opportunity allows for direct contact with readers on all pages of the website and a logo in the sponsorship section of our newsletters. The exclusivity of this program means more face-time with readers and promotion of brand affinity and recognition.

Custom Sweepstakes

Custom sweepstakes give you the chance to sponsor and lead a giveaway or quiz that creates qualified leads and brand engagement. These sweepstakes are customized for your needs and are designed to match your brand. Each Sweepstakes includes a full report at the end of the campaign that outlines the overall engagement success of your custom campaign.

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Email Marketing

Pitch Newsletters offer opportunities to reach targeted audience based on particular demographic profiles. We offer exclusvie emails to our Insider, Food & Drink, Culture, and Calendar Newsletters to get your message in front of our audience. Looking for a bigger brand impact? Check out our Streetwise sponsorship and Hangover Birthday Club email.

Newsletter Sponsored Snippets

Want to reach a targeted audience and meet our readers where they’re at? Pitch Newsletter Sponsored Snippets put your business, event, or brand in front of our readers in either our Food & Drink or Culture  weekly newsletters. You tell us your goals, and our creative team crafts the message­—meaning your brand is in that Pitch voice readers love.

Insider Newsletter

The weekly Insider Newsletter gives you the opportunity to share events, giveaways, and other engaging links with our Insider list with over 17,900 Kansas Citians. With Insider going out Tuesday of every week, it gives you ample time to gear up readers for events happening throughout the week.

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Pitch Podcast Network

We’re here to tell authentic, local stories. The Pitch Podcast Network is a curated network of community-focused Kansas City podcasts. With your sponsorship, reach dedicated listeners who are engaged in Kansas City—from local news to dining, music to culture.

Calendar Sponsorship

Located at thepitchkc.com/calendar, The Pitch Calendar is Kansas City’s place to find the top events happening in the city. From concerts to art shows, restaurant openings to fundraisers, everything KC has to offer is listed — including your event.

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