The Runner


For Advertising inquiries contact us at:
661-654-2165 or [email protected]

To download the PDF of
our rate sheet, click the image below.


Local Rate Sheet

Runner Rate Sheet

National Rate Sheet

Runner national rate sheet













The Runner invites advertisers and/or companies to advertise in our newspaper, on our website, and/or on our social media sites. The Runner believes that all advertising it publishes is truthful, but cannot guarantee an advertisement’s accuracy or be responsible for its outcome.

Additional Information

The Runner is not responsible for printer error. If the advertisement does not run as scheduled due to a third-party error, a representative from The Runner will contact the advertiser and/or company to reschedule. Ad placement will be placed at the page designer’s discretion (unless purchased print back page).

In the event of an error in an advertisement was done by The Runner please contact:
Jennifer Burger, Advisor to The Runner via email at
[email protected].

Letters to the Editor

Send letters to the editor to [email protected].  All letters must be signed and verified and be no more than 300 words in length.  Letters may be edited for clarity and length.


Views and opinions expressed in The Runner are not necessarily those of editors, staff or the Department of Communications. Each semester’s student staff determines content/advertising choices, with advice only from the adviser. Content creation and selection are all made by student editors. Student staff shall uphold themselves to the standard of the SPJ Code of Ethics, Society of Professional Journalists. Disciplinary actions will be taken by the advisor and/or campus for any staff member who is found unjust.


Copyright belongs to the Communications Department at California State University, Bakersfield.

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