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Interested in Advertising?

View our GAHF Ambassador Ad Guide to see specs and competitive rates!
All ads are full color, CMYK, 300 dpi.
Full page: $800
Half page: $400
Quarter page: $200

For more information, contact Katja Sipple at [email protected] or call 202.467.5000.

Submission Deadline: March 5, 2024 at 5 pm ET

As GAHF and its museum prepare for 2024 and our upcoming 50th anniversary in 2026, we redesigned our newsletter The Ambassador with the goal of turning it into a full-fledged biannual magazine that contains interesting and valuable information for our members, friends, and the 44-million strong German-American community as a whole. Of course, we are also happy to report about events and activities that relate to the Austrian and Swiss-German communities, and this is where we need your help.

Are you a budding or longtime writer? If yes, we want to hear and read from you. 

Please take a look at our article submission guidelines and topics of interest.

  • 500 – 800 words per article
  • Please email us a Word document attachment or paste your copy directly into the body of the email message
  • Accompanying images must be in one of the following formats: jpg, tiff, or png. Resolution requirement: 300 dpi. Please click here for a simple explanation of resolution and dpi.
  • Please always add images as separate attachments and do not embed them into the article. 

Questions? Please contact Executive Director Katja Sipple at [email protected]


  • History and Heritage

This topic area encompasses a broad range that will appeal to everybody from the serious historian to the hobby genealogist. Whether it’s about a famous German-American site, an important American with a German-speaking background, an invention, the experiences of German-American families when their first immigrated or even a curious, but little known fact, this category can accommodate many interests. 

  • Travel Tales

This is the place for a report about your favorite destination whether it be in the new or the old world. As long as there is a German connection, we will gladly take a look. High-quality photos make locations come alive, so please send us your best shots.

  • Traditions

Do you keep interesting family traditions with a connection to the German-speaking world alive? Have you ever wondered if the Christmas pickle is really German? (Hint: It’s not or perhaps apocryphal at best.) We want to hear about all of your traditions, no matter how old or young. 

  • News from our Partner Organizations

GAHF is a membership organization and we have a network of clubs throughout the country. Please share your activities and events with us! We love to hear from our members. Not a member yet, but interested in becoming one? Please contact us at [email protected]