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3939 North Wilke Road
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004

Phone: 312-377-4000
Fax: 312/275-7942


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The Heartland Institute and its stable of experts were quoted in news stories, published on opinion pages, and served as guests on radio and TV programs more than 4,000 times in 2015. 

Director of Communications Jim Lakely is the main contact for reporters, editors, producers, and show bookers at The Heartland Institute. Reach him via email at, at Heartland’s office at 312/377-4000, or on his cell at 312/731-9364. Text queries preferred.

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2016 By the Numbers

See what sets Heartland apart:
82% of state elected officials read Heartland publications
of state elected officials read one or more Heartland newspapers "sometimes" or "always."
45% of elected officials say Heartland led to a change in policy
of state elected officials say a Heartland publication influenced their opinions or led to a change in public policy.
“The Heartland Institute [is] the world’s most prominent thinktank supporting skepticism about man-made climate change.”
The Economist
May 26, 2012
2.4 Million
the number of times Heartland's six podcasts were downloaded in 2017
184 issues
of weekly e-newsletters sent to subscribers across the country
91 events
that Heartland hosted, attended, or spoke at, reaching 14,711 guests
100,000 fans
on Facebook posting and reposting over 1 million times a week