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Find newspaper contacts for letters to the editor in areas of Ohio below.

Helpful tips

Longer isn’t always better. Letters to the newspaper should be less than 200 words, but many effective letters are just one or two sentences long. Instead of writing one 200-word long letter to one newspaper, you can have a greater impact by sending four 50-word letters to four different newspapers.

Stay local. Don’t blanket the whole state, but feel free to submit to newspapers within your area of Ohio. It’s perfectly ok to send a letter in to a paper one county over.

Be original. We can’t tell you what to say. Newspaper readers want to hear from people in their own community, so you should express yourself in your own words. (But it’s also ok to reach out for talking points.)

Be regular. Most newspapers will only print a letter from you once every six months, so send them new letters twice a year for consideration. In the meantime, target other publications.

Do not include attachments. The links below will either open a form on the newspaper website, or a blank email addressed to the newspaper’s editor. Type your letter in the email body instead of attaching a Word document.

Find an error?

If you find any error in our list, please notify communications@prochoiceohio.org.

Northeast Ohio

Akron Beacon Journal
Alliance Review
Ashland Times-Gazette
Ashtabula Star-Beacon
Canton Repository
Cleveland Plain Dealer
Coshocton Tribune
Elyria Chronicle-Telegram
Lisbon Morning Journal
Lorain Morning Journal
Mansfield News Journal
Massillon Independent
Medina Gazette
Ravenna Record-Courier
Salem News
Steubenville Herald-Star
Warren Tribune Chronicle
Willoughby News-Herald
Wooster Daily Record

Northwest Ohio

Bellefontaine Examiner
Bellevue Gazette
Bryan Times
Bowling Green Sentinel-Tribune
Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum
Daily Chief Union
Daily Standard
Defiance Crescent-News
Findlay Courier
Fremont News-Messenger
Kenton Times
Lima News
Piqua Daily Call
Port Clinton News-Herald
Sandusky Register
Sidney Daily News
St. Marys Evening Leader
Toledo Blade
Troy Daily News
Van Wert Times Bulletin

Central Ohio

Chillicothe Gazette
Columbus Dispatch
Delaware Gazette
Lancaster Eagle-Gazette
Morrow County Sentinel
Mount Vernon News
Newark Advocate
Marion Star
Washington C.H. Record-Herald
Zanesville Times Recorder

Southeast Ohio

Athens Messenger
Athens News
Daily Jeffersonian
Dayton Daily News
Gallipolis Daily Tribune
Ironton Tribune
Logan Daily News
Marietta Times
Martins Ferry Times Leader
Pomeroy Daily Sentinel
Portsmouth Daily Times

Southwest Ohio

Cincinnati Enquirer
Daily Advocate
Daily Court Reporter
Dayton Daily News
Fairborn Daily Herald
Hamilton Journal-News
Hillsboro Times-Gazette
Springfield News-Sun
Xenia Daily Gazette
Wilmington News-Journal

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