How much does an obituary cost in the SF Chronicle?

How much does an obituary cost in the SF Chronicle?

If you have more content you can use the 4-column or 6-column templates; 4-column obituaries start at $599 and 6-column at $799. The price per-line is the same. You will see the price for your order displayed in the upper right corner as you enter and edit the obituary text.

How do I get SF Chronicle for free?

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How do I post an obituary in the San Francisco Chronicle?

For more information on submitting an obituary, please contact the San Francisco Chronicle by phone at 415-615-3554 or e-mail [email protected] .

Why do newspapers charge so much for obituaries?

Since newspapers were the best and (sometimes, only) method of communication, they could afford to charge what they wanted. Additionally, newspapers have to print out obituaries when they’re published. This means paper, ink, and time go into the total cost of an obituary being published.

Is SF Chronicle free?

The San Francisco Chronicle’s archive contains staff-written and other selected articles from 1985 to the present. Searching is free and unlimited.

Do you have to publish obituary?

It is not a legal requirement to publish an obituary in a newspaper in order to announce a death. However, a death certificate must be filed with the state’s office of vital statistics when someone dies.

How much is the Chronicle Telegram?

$13.00 per month
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How much does a full page ad in The San Francisco Chronicle cost?

The newspaper has an approximate audience of 386,000 readers. The parent company of the publication is Hearst Newspapers. Advertisements in the newspaper are estimated to be $613.00.

Who owns the Chronicle?

Acquired by Hearst in 2000, the San Francisco Chronicle was founded in 1865 by Charles and Michael de Young and has been awarded six Pulitzer Prizes for journalistic excellence.

What is the best day to post an obituary?

For both online and newspaper obituary posts, you should try and publish within a week after the death of your loved one. If the obituary has funeral notifications such as the location and timing of the funeral, you should post at least three days prior to the funeral.