The Kansas City Star’s Advertising Operations department is available to assist you with your advertising production needs.

  • AD SUBMISSION: Use this web-based portal to submit your final ad or materials for ad production. [ LINK TO Advertiser Upload Portal ]
  • PHOTOSHOP COLOR SETTING: A properly calibrated monitor using The Star’s recommended Color Setting will ensure your images print correctly. [ DOWNLOAD .ZIP ]
  • AD MEASUREMENTS: All ad sizes and column widths for products printed at The Star effective 9/30/15. [ DOWNLOAD ]

If you have questions about ad production, please contact:

  • AD SERVICES: 816-234-4197


The advertising division offers advertisers a complete range of photographic services, including location and in-studio shots.

  • CONTACT: If you require any photography services, please contact your Account Executive. He or she will make the necessary arrangements.
  • DEPARTMENT: Ad Photo, 816-234-4725