The Rural Electric Nebraskan (REN) has been published since
January 1947. The role of the REN is to chronicle the benefits and
challenges of rural community life, inform consumers of the status of
the rural electrification programs, inform consumers about the
challenges faced by rural electric service providers and to provide
electrical safety and energy conservation information.
The Rural Electric Nebraskan is published monthly and is
distributed by mail to approximately 63,000 rural households in 70
Subscriptions are $10 for one year, $15 for two years and $20 for three
years, plus local and state tax. To subscribe: contact the Rural Electric Nebraskan, P.O. Box 82048, Lincoln, NE 68501.
The Rural Electric Nebraskan magazine seeks articles of interest
to rural Nebraskans, especially those which both inform and entertain
our 63,000 readers, most of whom are farmers and ranchers. The Rural Electric Nebraskan
works to address the following issues: rural health care, rural
education, rural transportation, rural economic development and other
aspects of rural living, especially those that show the relationship
between rural electrification and the quality of rural life.
When submitting materials for editorial consideration to the Rural Electric Nebraskan, please:
Forward only typewritten, double spaced copy with heads, cutlines, etc. clearly identified.
Include photographs, color or black and white, with your work.
Forward only quality color photographs or slides for the cover. Vertical shots are preferred, but not necessary.
Forward articles that are 750 to 1,200 words in length.
Include a SASE with your submission. All unused submissions will be returned. Copy, photographs, illustrations used by the Rural Electric Nebraskan remain the property of the magazine, unless prior agreement has been reached between the Rural Electric Nebraskan
and the author for the return of photographs or illustrations. Unless
otherwise negotiated, the Nebraska Rural Electric Association, the
publisher of the Rural Electric Nebraskan, retains exclusive copyright of accepted submissions.
The following rates are paid by the Rural Electric Nebraskan for publication of freelance materials:
The Rural Electric Nebraskan pays $75.00 per printed page for articles accepted for publication.
At the discretion of the editor, the Rural Electric Nebraskan pays up to $250.00 for cover art.
At the discretion of the editor, the Rural Electric Nebraskan pays up to $40.00 per black and white photograph and up to $50.00 per color photograph.
The Rural Electric Nebraskan does buy second-time rights to freelance material.
Direct all correspondence and submissions to: Wayne Price, Editor, Rural Electric Nebraskan, P.O. Box 82048, Lincoln, NE 68501.
For more information contact:
Wayne Price, Editor,
Rural Electric Nebraskan, P.O. Box 82048, Lincoln, NE 68501
Phone: (402) 475-4988
Fax: (402) 475-0835