Print Media in NM

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To make it easy for people statewide to produce and submit Letters to the Editors, Op-eds, or My Views to their local papers please refer to each entry below. If you have to or are asked to submit via an online form, we recommend you craft your letter or op-ed in a word processing program and then copy and paste your finished product into the form.

How to Write a Letter to the Editor

Please send any updates to 350santafe.info@gmail.com.

Alamagordo

Alamogordo Daily News, alamogordonews.com

The Alamogordo Daily News was founded in 1898 and is a daily newspaper published in Alamogordo, New Mexico. It carries local news as well as syndicated content from Associated Press and others.'

Letter Guidelines: To submit a Letter to the Editor (LTE), use their form at https://static.alamogordonews.com/lettertoeditor/ There is a 225 word limit. No information was listed for Guest Columns.

Albuquerque

Albuquerque Free Press, abqfreepress.wordpress.com

1330 San Pedro Blvd. N.E., Suite 202 Albuquerque, NM 87110

ABQ Free Press is devoted to analysis, interpretation and explanatory journalism on topics affecting the lives of people in Albuquerque and New Mexico. A significant portion of our effort is devoted to uncovering what the state’s other media overlook.

  • Email: freeabq.social@gmail.com

Albuquerque Journal, abqjournal.com

7777 Jefferson Street, Albuquerque, N.M., 87109

  • Phone: (505) 823-4400
  • Karen Moses / Editor-in-Chief, kmoses@abqjournal.com / 505-823-3803
  • Kent Walz / Senior Editor, kwalz@abqjournal.com / 505-823-3802

For submissions go to the online forms at Letter or Op Eds, SpeakUp.

Letter guidelines: Limit submissions to 50 words for SpeakUp, 350 words for a letter to the editor, 650 words for My View/Op Ed. Submissions accepted for publication may appear in print or in electronic media, including the Journal’s Internet Web site, searchable archives and databases. Preference is given to letters that are fresh, brief, clear and that don’t require factual verification. Letters must include the writer’s signature, home address and telephone, and a daytime number. Though addresses and phone numbers are not published, they are needed to confirm authorship prior to publication. Letters keyed to an upcoming event or date should be mailed well in advance. All letters and opinion articles are edited, including for length and clarity. All information is used solely for verification purposes.

Carlsbad, Artesia, Loving and All of Eddy County

The Carlsbad Current Argus, currentargus.com

620 S. Main St., Carlsbad, NM 88220.

  • Phone: (575) 628-5501
  • Fax: (575) 885-1066

The Carlsbad Current-Argus is a newspaper in Carlsbad, New Mexico. It has been published since 1889. The newspaper, printed in a broadsheet format, is the local news source for the area and is published daily except Mondays.

Letter Guidelines. To submit a Letter to the Editor or a Guest Column (“my view”), use the form at https://static.currentargus.com/lettertoeditor. No word limit is noted.

Española

Rio Grande Sun, riograndesun.com

123 Railroad Ave., Española, NM 87532

  • Phone: 505-753-2126
  • Editor: rgsunedit@cybermesa.com
  • Email: rgsun@cybermesa.com

Letter Guidelines: Use the form at https://www.riograndesun.com/site/forms/online_services/letter_editor/ to submit a letter.

Farmington

The Farmington Daily Times, daily-times.com

203 W. Main St., Farmington, NM 87401

The Farmington Daily Times covers the Four Corners, including Farmington, Aztec, Bloomfield and the Navajo Nation.

Letter Guidelines. The Daily Times welcomes letters to the editor. Submission of no more than 400 words must include your name, address and a telephone number for verification. All letters must be signed by one individual or no more than three individuals. The Daily Times reserves the right to edit or reject any letters.

For submissions, go to the online form at: http://static.daily-times.com/lettertoeditor/. If not using the online form, letters can be emailed to letters@daily-times.com or mailed to Letter to the Editor at the above address.

Gallup

The Gallup Independent, gallupindependent.com

P.O. Box 1210, Gallup, NM 87305

  • Fax: 505-722-5750
  • Email: letters@gallupindependent.com

The Gallup Independent encourages letters to the editor, which are published as available. Letters represent the opinion of the author(s) only — not the Independent.

Letter Guidelines. Letters must include writer’s name, address and phone number although only the name and community of residence will be published. Anonymous letters are not read and are discarded. Letters may not exceed 500 words. Letters may be edited for space and clarity. The Independent may choose not to print any letter for any reason. Letters may be mailed, delivered in person, faxed or emailed to the Editor or letters can be submitted directly through the following link http://gallupindependent.com/?page_id=1274

Hobbs

Hobbs News-Sun, hobbsnews.com

201 N. Thorp, P.O. Box 850, Hobbs, NM 88240

  • Fax: (575) 393-5724
  • Editor: Todd Bailey – 575-391-5440
  • Managing Editor: Jeff Tucker – 575-391-5438;
  • Publisher: Daniel Russell 1-800-993-2123 or 575-393-2123

The Hobbs News-Sun serves Lea County and southeast New Mexico.

Letter Guidelines. They do not specify word length or other details. For questions regarding letters to the editor in the Hobbs News-Sun, email the editor at editor@hobbsnews.com.

Letters can be mailed to the above address.

Las Cruces

Las Cruces Sun News, lcsun-news.com

P.O. Box 1749, Las Cruces, NM 88004

  • Phone: (575) 541-5400
  • Fax: (575) 541-5498
  • News Director: Lucas Peerman, lpeerman@lcsun-news.com, (575) 541-5446

The Las Cruces Sun-News welcomes letters to the editor. To make a submission, fill out the form at this link https://static.lcsun-news.com/lettertoeditor/

Letter Guidelines: Letters may be edited for brevity, clarity, libel and taste. Letters must be 300 words or less to be considered for publication. Letters must include the writer’s full name, address, ZIP code and phone number for verification purposes.  Please allow 14 days between letters.

Los Alamos

Los Alamos Daily Post, ladailypost.com

1247 Central Ave., Los Alamos, NM 87544

  • Publisher/Editor: Carol A. Clark caclark@ladailypost.com (505.490.0938)

Letter Guidelines: Readers are invited to send in their best stories, columns, letters, press releases, photos, videos and news tips to help fill the Los Alamos Daily Post, Valley Daily Post and Jemez Daily Post with a wealth of rich and diverse local news.

Los Alamos Monitor, https://www.lamonitor.com/

256 DP Road, Los Alamos, NM 87544

  • Phone: 505-662-4185
  • Hours: 8 am to 5 pm

Letter Guidelines: Letters can be submitted via their form at https://www.lamonitor.com/contact.

Roswell

The Roswell Daily Record, rdrnews.com

2301 N. Main, Roswell, NM 88201

  • Phone: 575-622-7710
  • Editor: John Dilmore editor@rdrnews.com

The Roswell Daily Record is a local newspaper located in Roswell, New Mexico, founded in 1891, and has a circulation of less than 25,000.

Letter Guidelines: To submit a Letter to the Editor or a Guest Column, send it to the Editor. There is a limit of 400 words for the letters; no limit was given for guest columns; he will assess the column to determine if he will publish it.

Santa Fe

Green Fire Times, greenfiretimes.com

Green Earth Publishing, LLC,

C/o Southwest Learning Centers, Inc. P.O. Box 8627, Santa Fe, NM 87504-8627

General e-mail address: info@greenfiretimes.com

Santa Fe New Mexican, santafenewmexican.com

202 E. Marcy St., Santa Fe, NM 87501,

  • Phone: 505-983-3303
  • Email: webeditor@sfnewmexican.com, letters@sfnewmexican.com or igomez@sfnewmexican.com
  • Editor: Phill Casaus 505-986-3033

Letter guidelines: The Santa Fe New Mexican welcomes submissions to the popular Letters to the Editor and My View features of the Opinion section. Letters to the Editor are limited to 150 words, while My View features provide a space of up to 600 words. All submissions are subject to editing, including for clarity, length, civility and style. Some My View submissions may be edited to run as letters to the editor. Questions about the opinion section can be sent to letters@sfnewmexican.com. Contact information is required for opinion submissions and will be verified by an editor.

For online submissions, go to the form at :https://www.santafenewmexican.com/site/forms/online_services/letter/letter_editor/

Santa Fe Reporter, sfreporter.com

132 E. Marcy Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501

  • Main Phone: 505-988-5541
  • Email: editor[atsfreporter.com]
  • Editor: Julie Ann Grimm 505-988-5541 Ext 1215

Business Hours: M-F 9 AM to 5 PM MST

Letter Guidelines Mail or deliver letters to 132 E Marcy St., Santa Fe, NM, 87501 or email them to editor[atsfreporter.com]. Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter. Letters will be edited for space and clarity.

Silver City

Silver City Daily Press & Independent, scdailypress.com

Box 1371, Silver City, NM 88062

  • Phone: (575) 388-1576
  • Fax: (575) 388-1196
  • Publisher & Editor: Nickolas Seibel, nick@scdailypress.com

The Daily Press & Independent serves Silver City, Grant County, the Gila Region, the Mimbres Valley, and the Mining District – Bayard, Santa Clara and Hurley, New Mexico. Office Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Letter Guidelines Due to space limitations, they prefer short letters on topics of concern to Grant County residents, less than 250 words in length. Longer submissions may be rejected or considered for publication as a guest column. This is done so they can publish the maximum number of letters, and everyone has equal access to the letters column. Include a daytime telephone number and mailing address so they can verify authorship. Anonymous letters are not printed, and space limitations allow only one letter per writer per month. As has been the newspaper’s policy for more than 20 years, only letters exclusive to the Daily Press will be accepted for publication.

Letters can be mailed to the above address OR submitted using their online form at www.scdailypress.com

Taos

Taos News, taosnews.com

226 Albright Street Taos, NM 87571

  • Phone: 575-758-2241
  • Email: socialmedia@taosnews.com
  • Publisher: Chris Baker
  • Editor: Staci Matlock

Letter Guidelines When submitting a Letter to the Editor or My Turn, a letter to the editor is limited to 250 words, and a My Turn opinion is limited to 750 words.