Metro is the world’s largest free daily newspaper – and the fastest growing in the three top American DMAs in which it is published. Tailored to active, affluent young professionals in New York, Boston, and Philadelphia, Metro delivers the most readers aged 18-49.

Marketing with Metro is affordable AND effective! Our account executive team will work with you to tailor a program to best suit your budget and your brand.

Get in touch today:

Ed Abrams
Associate Publisher
(212) 457-7735
Associate Publisher
(617) 532-0100
Jennifer Clark
Associate Publisher
(215) 717-2695
Lotta Karlsson
Chief Digital Officer
(212) 457-7938



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Press Center

Check out Metro Photo Challenge 2014 website

Aug 13, 2014 – Metro acquires Philadelphia City Paper
Aug 12, 2014 – Metro US Announces New Management Structure
Apr 1, Metro New York proudly supports #NYCPoetweet
Feb 20, Metro US relaunches ZipTrials, the leading site for clinical trial registration
Jan 27, 2014 – Dorothy Robinson Named Editor in Chief of Metro US
Jan 27, 2014 – New Advertising Director at Metro Boston
Nov 19, 2013 – Metro is the most-read free daily newspaper in New York
Nov 4, 2013 – Grand Prize Winners of World’s Largest Photo Competition announced!
Oct 18, 2013 – Metro launches in Nicaragua
Oct 9, 2013 – Last Week of Submissions for World’s Largest Photo Competition
Sep 12, 2013 – Vampire Weekend Visit Metro US as Special Guest Editors
Sep 3, 2013 – Make a difference with a Picture – Metro Photo Challenge is back
May 29, 2013 – Metro Boston Takes Lead Adults 21-49
May 21, 2013 – A Year at the Top – Metro stretches readership advantage
May 6, 2013 – Metro and Blippar Announce Groundbreaking Interactive Partnership
May 2nd 2013 – Metro Philadelphia Takes the Lead with Adults 21-54
Apr 15, 2013 – Jaden and Will Smith – Metro Special Guests on Apr 22nd
Apr 4, 2013 – Metro US continues Sweeping Changes
Mar 25, 2013 – Metro US unveils Fresh New Image – new website, print design
Feb 19, 2013 – Metro US appoints Jennifer Clark Director of Sales in Philadelphia
Feb 6, 2013 – Metro BELIEBES in Love! Win a chance to Meet Justin Bieber
Dec 11, 2012 – Metro US readership soars


Metro in the News

May, 2014 – Metro cleans up in Communicator Award
Mar 12, 2014 – Ebyline: How Metro Newspapers Keeps Up ‘Content Velocity’
Entertainment Weekly: Vampire Weekend will rock you — then edit your free daily paper? Vampire Weekend Find New Gig As Newspaper Editors
Pitchfork: Vampire Weekend to Guest Edit Metro Newspapers
Metro US: Metro newspapers mourn Editor-in-Chief Tony Metcalf
NY Daily News: Tony Metcalf, Metro US newspaper exec, dies at 50
medialife: Remembering Metro’s Tony Metcalf
How newspapers can make augmented reality sexy (and profitable)


Daily Segments

Metro features themed editorial- so you can align your brand with relevant, timely content

Careers & Education  Travel; Style Real Estate; Style Going Out; Style Weekend Health and Wellbeing; Mind/Spirit, Parenting/Kids, Fitness and Dating


Readership and Media Kits


 New York  720,073 New York Media Kit New York Specs
 Boston  251,553 Boston Media Kit Boston Specs
 Philadelphia  261,280 Philly Media Kit Philly Specs
Total (Metro US) 1,232,906 US Media Kit

Source: Scarborough 2013-14



“We are so excited about the results of the dedicated eblast. We saw a huge spike in visits to our website, the highest, it seems, since you did a dedicated eblast for last year’s campaign!”
Stephanie Freyer | CityHarvest | Marketing Coordinator

“Metro NY got us more calls than the Post and amNY combined.”
Millie Wang | Sales & Marketing Manager at Empire State Properties

“We appreciate Metro’s efforts in creating and executing an impactful partnership to produce exceptional results.”
April Wiggins | Spero Media | Account Director

“The response was beyond our expectation… Metro ads generated over 2,500 calls. We were very satisfied with the result. With the help of the Metro ad placement we were able to lease up 100% of the available units at our property.”
Real Estate Advertiser in Metro NY


Awards won a silver W3 Award 2013 won a silver W3 Award 2013


Get Creative!

Metro’s high impact print solutions include cover wraps, mini-wraps, island ads, integrated spreads, die-cuts, custom paper, and much more. Push your message farther with uniformed street teams, companion online banners, product sampling, contests and giveaways – Metro will work with you to create customized marketing solutions perfect for your brand!