Media Trends has created a number of forms and checklists to help in the newspaper production process. If you have any questions about these forms, please call us at 732-548-7088 or 1-866-376-5400.
Page Layout Forms
A great organizational tool to keep track of all the files that are going to be used in the newspaper.
Five-Column Layout Sheet
This form will help you organize your articles and photos on the page.
Word per inch Ratio Guide
Use this guide -- along with the Layout Sheets -- to determine how much text will fit on each page.
Schedules and Checklists
Set a publication date, then work backwards to determine when you need to get the newspaper into production.
Fill out the information that goes with each photo - photographer's name, caption, page, etc.