The San Francisco Bay View is ranked among the top 10 Black newspapers in the U.S. by major advertising agencies.

We serve a portion of the public rarely reflected in mainstream, corporate media. Our readers are extremely loyal and responsive to the advertisers who support us. A brand’s integrity is deepened when the community’s trusted news source promotes it. We especially seek to promote Black and Bay Area enterprises.

Average page views for 2019 thus far are 2,738 per day, 200,529 per month and 1,233,350 for the year. There are 2,000 guaranteed impressions per day.

Bay View advertisers include AARP, AFL-CIO, American Cancer Society, BART, Bay Area Urban League, Black Coalition on AIDS, Cities of Berkeley, Livermore, Oakland, Oceanside, Richmond, San Francisco and San Leandro, Ford, General Motors, Job Corps, KPFA, KQED, NAACP, Oakland Ballet, SF Jazz Festival, Stanford University, Target Stores, UC Berkeley, UC San Francisco, Universal Pictures and hundreds more.

Advertisers Say

“I’ve advertised everywhere, including the Chronicle, and never have I had the response that I got the very first day my ad appeared in the Bay View. And it just keeps getting better.” – Cyril Craven

“Thank you very much for your help. Over 50% of the people we’ve hired have heard about us through your publication!” – ACORN

“The ad brought so many new customers, they’re overwhelmed. They’re feeling like celebrities.” – Reggie DeVoine

San Francisco Bay View: “California’s leading African-American newspaper” – Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!

“influential … firebrand Black activist newspaper, San Francisco Bay View” – The Independent


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San Francisco Bay View National Black Newspaper
4917 Third St., San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone: (415) 671-0789