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Classifieds FAQ

Thank you for visiting our classifieds Frequently Asked Questions page. We are glad that you are considering placing your classified advertising with us. Below you will find answers to your questions regarding placing a classified advertisement.


Q: How do I place a classified ad in the paper?

A: To place an ad by phone, please contact us at 1-800-926-8237 or visit our Classified Self-service Portal

Please choose the number that corresponds to your interest:

1 = General Merchandise, Pets, Used Vehicles, Business Opportunity

2 = Death Notice, In Memoriam or Legal Notice

3 = Help Wanted, The Job Network

4 =Rental, Sale of a Home, Commercial Property

5=Customer Service Questions regarding Classified ads

6=Non classified; digital display, in paper display, direct marketing, mobile

7= Reader with concerns regarding subscription, e-edition, TV book

8=Reach Newsrooms

Q: Who do I contact for general questions about classified ads?

A: You may either email us at or call us at 1-800-926-8237

DEADLINES:  The Detroit News publishes 6 days a week (Monday-Saturday).

Publications: Deadline:

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Classified Advertising

To Appear On:

Place By:                      

Sunday (Real Estate only)


1:00 pm Friday

4:00 pm Friday


4:00 pm Friday


1:00 pm Monday


1:00 pm Tuesday


1:00 pm Wednesday


1:00 pm Thursday


1:00 pm Friday

Contact Information

Classified Advertising Department

Classified Advertising Department
Phone:  1-800-926-8237


Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5 pm

How do I place a Legal Notice?

1-800-926-8237, press #2

How do I place a death notice (obituary)?

1-800-926-8237, press#2