Intercom, STC’s monthly magazine, publishes articles about the issues and topics that are driving the conversation in the world of technical communication. It provides practical examples and applications of technical communication that will promote readers’ professional development.

Each month, Intercom highlights the thought leaders and practitioners that are shaping the future of the profession and delivering exceptional value to companies, nonprofits, and government organizations around the world.

Visit Intercom online for the current issue and access to back issues (login required on Intercom Online).

To go directly to the PDF Archive for full issues, visit You will need to log in on Intercom Online if you aren't already, and then click back to the archive.

STC members receive Intercom Online as part of their member benefits and can subscribe to receive printed copies by logging into their membership accounts and adding Intercom to the shopping cart. Intercom is prorated with annual membership. U.S. members pay an additional $60 a year for print copies of the magazine.

Not an STC member? Nonmembers can now subscribe online to receive print copies of Intercom or via this PDF form. An annual subscription costs $160 a year for U.S. residents, $185 for Canadians, and $215 for overseas subscribers. (Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery of your first print issue of the magazine.)

Institutional subscribers can subscribe to Intercom by returning this form.

So you want to write for Intercom. Excellent—we look forward to hearing from you. Please read our author guidelines for important information about formatting, style, and copyright, and see our editorial calendar.

Intercom magazine is distributed 10 times a  year to STC members and subscribers in one of two preferred formats: printed and mailed to those who have purchased print copies, and notification emailed to members who choose to receive the digital version. STC offers frequency discounts for ad rates, making multiple insertions much more affordable.

The home page and interior pages on Intercom online offer preferred positions for additional exposure with a direct link to the sponsor's website. Online ads are based on three months of exposure. Click here to download media kit.