Buzz Best of CU

The votes are in! Find out all of the best things to do in Champaign-Urbana!

Deadline: Oct. 30, 2019
Publication: Nov. 8, 2019

Local residents and students vote each year on all of the best, most interesting, and unique things about our community, which are featured in this annual special edition of Buzz. Categories include things like Best Live Music Venue, Best Off Campus Bar, Best Community Hangout, Best Kept Secret, Best Slice of Pizza, Best Sushi, Best Bakery, and Best Food Truck. It’s the kind of handy resource students, full-time residents and visitors will want to keep to refer to again and again.

Read last year’s guide in print

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Pricing

Prices are listed at the national rate. Local businesses, nonprofits, University of Illinois departments and student organizations are eligible for discounts

Premium placement: Add 20% to place a half-page ad or larger on the back cover or inside front cover.

Double Page

21″×9.75″
$2,500

Full Page

10.25″×9.75″
$1,500

Half Page

10.25″×4.75″
$900

Quarter Page

5″×4.75″
$550

Eighth Page

5″×2.33″
$325

Insert

11″×11″
$1,500

Pricing

Prices are listed at the national rate. Local businesses, nonprofits, University of Illinois departments and student organizations are eligible for discounts

Premium placement: Add 20% to place a half-page ad or larger on the back cover or inside front cover.

Full Page

10.25″ × 9.75″
$1,500

Half Page – Horizontal

10.25″ × 4.75″
$900

Half Page – Vertical

5″ × 9.75″
$900

Quarter Page - Square

5″ × 4.75″
$550

Eighth Page - Horizontal

2.46″ × 4.75″
$325

Pricing

Prices are listed at the national rate. Local businesses, nonprofits, University of Illinois departments and student organizations are eligible for discounts

Double Page

21″×20″
$1,250

Full Page

10″×20″
$850

Half Page

10″×10″
$575

Quarter Page

10″×5″
$400

Eighth Page

5″×5″
$275

Back Cover

10″×3″
$1,250

Front Interior Cover

10″×3″
$1,000

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If you can’t attend, please consider a donation to pay for students’ meals at the festivities.

Further info on livestreaming of the weekend’s events will be posted soon.

Questions? Contact us at reunion@illinimedia.com

Thank you, friends of Illini Media!

Alumni from across the country have banded together to create a weekend you won’t forget.

Make plans now to surround yourselves with friends, colleagues and many of the brightest minds in media today.

Reunion Weekend Planning Committee

Jim Schlueter, ’80 (chair)

Louise Gilmore Donahue, ’76

Hayley Drozd, ’17

Ed Epstein, ’74

Chris Harlan, ’13 – IMC board president

Maddie Heidtke – DI social media director

Rebecca Oriza – DI brand manager

Angelica Peebles, ’17

Liz Shields, ’06

Lisa Wells, ’82

Hall of Fame Selection Committee

Jenn Mesenbrink, ’90 (chair)

Linda Bergstrom, ’80

Mike Cetera, ’97

Kit Donahue, ’81

Jordan Dziura, ’93 – IMC executive director

Karen Hawkins, ’97

Karen Huelsman, ’80

Evan McLaughlin, ’05

Charlie Meyerson, ’77, ’78

Erik Riha – IMC board member

Heather Robinson, ’23 – DI editor in chief

Gwyn Skiles, ’24 – DI managing editor for reporting

Susan Santoro, ’93

Illini Media Company Fundraising Committee

Jordan Dziura, ’93 – IMC executive director

Maddie Heidtke – DI social media manager

Melissa Pasco – IMC business director

Jacob Singleton, ’19

Nancy Walker – IMC operations director

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