To purchase advertising, contact:
Advertising Manager, Sara Babcock, at (913) 948-4962 or e-mail at
Editor-in-Chief, Lucas Cuni-Mertz, at (816) 799-7284 or e-mail at 

UNews is currently seeking a new Student Advertising Manager:

As the UNews Ads Manager you would organize the placement of Ads within the print newspaper and online. Advise clients on advertising design and create advertisements when necessary. Learn how to work in a dynamic group setting and problem solve quickly and efficiently.

A few reasons UNews could be right for you:

  • UNews enables you to be your own manager, set your own hours and truly work towards your goals as a professional.
  • Join a great group of News professionals and become more involved with UMKC
  • Begin building a portfolio of professional skills and gain real job experience

You will have the opportunity to shadow the current Advertising Manager [Sara Babcock] and learn how to:

  • Manage leads, schedule appointments, and follow through with the sales process.
  • Be organized and dependable with good phone and communication skills
  • Work within Google Docs, Microsoft Outlook and Adobe Products
  • Collect, place and send advertisements in the weekly UNews issues
  • Plus much more!

Email for more information on the position, learn about compensation, and to begin the interview process.

University News is the independent, student – run publication of the University of Missouri Kansas City with a circulation of 4,000. With a total attendance of 16,372. The paper is distributed on the Volker and Hospital Hill campuses and throughout urban KCMO.

We strive to provide top-notch coverage of the issues that matter most to our Collegiate readership base and to provide innovative, result-driven solutions for our advertisers.

We print a broadsheet newspaper that measures 11” wide and 20.5” long. All of our advertisements are printed in color, unless requested by the advertiser. Please feel free to contact the Advertising manager if you have any questions about advertising in UNews or would like to purchase advertising. 

UMKC University News Publication Dates for 2019-2020

August: 16, 27

September: 3, 10, 17, 24

October: 1, 8, 15,  22, 29

November: 5, 12, 19

December: 3,

January: 21, 28

February:  4, 11, 18, 25

March: 3, 10, 17, 31

April: 7, 14, 21, 28,

May: 5 (Tentative)