Tampa Bay Times Section Features

Daily Features



A Section features the most important news of the day. Inside: World & Nation news and The Daily Briefing, a light-hearted look at the news. The Opinion pages regularly include guest editorials from major newspapers and Letters to the Editor.

Frequency: Daily/full run
Daily Readership: 562,600



BayLink takes classified ads to a new level, with strategically inserted syndicated advice columns (Carolyn Hax, Dear Abby) and a regular local feature, "Ask the Times." Additional stories on employment, networking, and homes are sprinkled throughout the section, along with a page and a half of comics and TV listings.

Frequency: Daily/full run
Daily Readership: 562,600



Frequently named one of the country's 10 best, Sports features professional, collegiate and high school sports stories and stats and includes several state and national award-winning Times columnists.

Frequency: Daily/full run
Daily readership: 562,600

A Section

Local is the daily section of local, state and daily business and market news. Columnists Sue Carlton and Ernest Hooper offer regular rotating commentary on local issues, and readers turn to the Obituaries and Epilogue, a feature obituary on a Bay Area resident.

Frequency: Daily/full run
Daily readership: 562,600

Weekly Features

A Section

AutoLink is a weekly section that offers readers car-buying trends, maintenance tips and reviews of new models; plus auto classifieds.

Frequency: Daily/full run
Daily readership: 581,100

A Section

Kick back and relax with our full-color comics, crossword puzzles, games and more. Whether you’re looking for a quick laugh or to test your brain with a thought-provoking puzzle, you’ll find it here.

Frequency: Weekly/Sunday/full run
Daily readership: 864,600

A Section

Latitudes covers travel, the arts and literature, both in Tampa Bay and throughout the state. Often, travel writers highlight out-of-state destinations.

Frequency: Weekly/Sunday/full run
Daily readership: 864,600

A Section

Personal Best offers timely features on wellness, fitness, nutrition, beauty and the challenges of living a stress-free life. Personal Best is delivered every other Saturday to Times subscribers in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Hernando and designated areas of Pasco County.

Frequency: Saturdays/biweekly
Readership: 581,100

A Section

Pulse is a weekly page in the A section and offers the latest health news from around Tampa Bay and across the country. Features address high blood pressure, cholesterol ratings, eating well, reducing BMI and weight loss.

Frequency: Every Thursday/full run
Daily readership: 603,600

A Section

Taste appears every Wednesday in all editions. Its focus is on eating well, eating on a budget, seasonal foods and holiday preparation. Regular features include Stir Crazy, with weekly menu suggestions from Janet Keeler; and syndicated food columns from around the country.

Frequency: Wednesday/full run
Daily readership: 538,600



Every Friday in Sports, Gulf & Bay covers the outdoor life of Tampa Bay with Outdoors editor Terry Tomalin. Regular features include water-related editorial, marine classifieds, area tide charts and fishing reports. The Outdoor Writers Association of America has recognized Gulf & Bay as the Best Outdoor Section in the Nation for four consecutive years.

Frequency: Daily/full run
Daily readership: 596,100

2013 Scarborough Report (Release Two), AAM, Publisher's estimates based on average distribution during 9/29/13.

A Section

Business covers financial, real estate and consumer news plusnews about area industries and the weekly stock report. This weekly section also highlights area businesses and businesspeople to watch in annual lists.

Frequency: Weekly/Sunday/full run Sunday
Readership: 864,600

A Section

Every Sunday, HomeLink will feature valuable tips, marketplace insight and expert information regarding your biggest investment iп your home. Weekly topics will include stories that focus on buying, selling a home and preparing for your first closing, improving your homes value with pools, landscaping, painting, curb appeal, decorating and more. These also will include money-saving green projects to help save the environment.

Frequency: Saturday/full run
Readership: 864,600

A Section

Parade Magazine delivers the latest news, photos and information on the top stories in the world of celebrities, entertainment, and more. It’s also the magazine for staying healthy, with tips and suggestions on fitness, food and games you can participate in.

Frequency: Weekly/Sunday/full run
Readership: 864,600

A Section

Perspective is a weekly Editorial and Opinion section. This Sunday section includes national and international stories of interest, as well as essays by both Times and syndicated editorial writers.

Frequency: Weekly/Sunday/full run
Readership: 864,600

A Section

Sit back and relax with TV Times, the informative schedule of listings that makes your free time more enjoyable. In addition to a full lineup of broadcast and cable television shows, get quick synopses of upcoming shows and other entertainment news.

Frequency: Weekly/Saturday/full run
Readership: 581,100

A Section

Weekend, the weekly entertainment tabloid, includes timely listings for films, theatre, live music, restaurants, art galleries and museums. Reviews by Times art critic Lennie Bennett, film critic Steve Persall, pop music critic Sean Daly, performing arts critic John Fleming regularly appear.

Frequency: Thursdays/full run
Readership: 603,600

Reach current and retired military personnel, veterans and Defense professionals with your message inside Stars and Stripes. This independent news and information publication caters to the U.S. military community and is produced weekly in proud partnership with the Tampa Bay Times.

Frequency: Weekly/Thursday
Circulation: 5,000
Stars and Stripes advertising rates

Monthly Features

Published monthly, LifeTimes is a very special section that reflects the enormous shift in the way Americans are living their later years. Each month, LifeTimes features events, fitness and financial advice, a travel column and more.

Frequency monthly/full run
Readership: 541,200



The largest and most comprehensive monthly real estate magazine in Pasco County, Florida’s Fabulous Suncoast Magazine features more than 3,000 listings of homes and property offered for sale in Pasco, North Pinellas and Hernando counties. Included in the cost of the print version of the magazine is the online version that can be found at www.tampabay.com/homes for an entire month. From that site ads can be printed, e-mailed, searched or hyper-linked to the Web site of the advertiser.

Florida’s Fabulous Suncoast Real Estate Magazine is distributed free in hundreds of locations in Pasco and North Pinellas counties.



As the area’s most complete real estate resource, the Hernando edition of Nature Coast Real Estate is the must-have publication for agents and sellers looking to connect with those residents searching for their new dream home. This free publication publishes monthly and includes everything buyers need to help them make smart, educated decisions about their next home purchase.

From browsing colorful listings to helpful maps and even lending agents, the Hernando edition of Nature Coast Real Estate is the area’s trusted leader in real estate publications.




On the first Sunday of each month, read award-winning works by some of Florida’s best journalists and marvel at stunning photography by Times photojournalists.

Advertise your business alongside this content and reach a captive audience of affluent readers with discretionary income to spend.

Frequency monthly/Sunday/full run
Readership: 864,600


As the area’s most complete real estate resource, the Citrus edition of Nature Coast Real Estate is the must-have publication for agents and sellers looking to connect with those residents searching for their new dream home. This free publication publishes monthly and includes everything buyers need to help them make smart, educated decisions about their next home purchase.

From browsing colorful listings to helpful maps and even lending agents, the Citrus edition of Nature Coast Real Estate is the area’s trusted leader in real estate publications.


Home Search has the largest selection of listings of any photo real estate magazine in the Tampa Bay area. Included in the cost of the print version of the magazine is the online version that can be found on the www.tampabay.com/homes Web site for an entire month. From that site ads can be printed, e-mailed, searched or hyper-linked to the Web site of the advertiser.

Home Search magazine has full county distribution in all Winn-Dixies, all 7-11s, select K-mart and Walmart locations, neighborhood shopping centers, chambers of commerce, real estate offices and other locations.

Regional Features

The Plant City Times & Observer publishes free each Thursday and contains local community news targeting five local Plant City ZIP Codes. It's available as home delivered copies and single copy distribution via free-standing racks and retail locations. Click here for the Media Kit.

Readership:
Thursday: 30,000


City Times publishes every Friday, with news and events focused on Harbour Island, Davis Islands, Hyde Park, Palma Ceia, Beach Park, West Shore, Ballast Point and the Gandy area.

Readership:
Friday: 37,900


North of Tampa publishes every Friday, with news and events focused on Westchase, Bay Crest, Citrus Park, Odessa, Lutz, Avila, Cheval, Northdale, Carrollwood, New Tampa and Hunter's Green.

Readership:
Friday: 64,900

Pasco Times publishes Friday. Pasco delivers the communities New Port Richey, Holiday, Trinity, Seven Springs, Elfers, Port Richey, Hudson, Land O' Lakes, WesleyChapel, Zephyrhills and Dade City – all corners of central Florida’s fastest-growing county.

Readership:
Friday: 91,600

Hernando Times publishes Friday, and reaches Hernando County, focusing on the communities of Spring Hill, Brooksville, Ridge Manor and Weeki Wachee.

Readership:
Friday: 55,000

St. Pete Times publishes every Friday reaches the communities of Coquina Key, Jungle Terrace, Lakewood, Pinellas Point, Tyrone, Allendale, Gateway, Meadowlawn, Old Northeast, Riviera Bay, Shore, Acres, Snell Isle, Woodlawn, Feather Sound and other areas in St. Petersburg.

Readership:
Friday: 66,700

Brandon & South Shore Times publishes every Friday, with news and events focused on the quickly developing areas of Brandon, Valrico, Bloomingdale, Mango, Seffner, Sun City Center, Apollo Beach and FishHawk Ranch. 10,000 copies are also mailed to affluent residents by ZIP code.

Readership:
Friday: 57,500

Each Friday, Pinellas Times reaches residents in upper Pinellas County from Bellair Road in Clearwater north to the Pinellas County line including Safety Harbor, Dunedin, Palm Harbor, Tarpon Springs, Oldsmar, Countryside and Ozona.

Readership:
Friday: 101,400

St. Pete Times Beaches covers Gulfport, Pasadena, Treasure Island and the Gulf Coast beaches, from St. Pete Beach to Belleair Beach.

Readership:
Friday: 83,800

St. Pete Times Mid-County publishes every Friday and concentrates on the mid-county region covering Kenneth City, Pinellas Park, Bay Pines, Both sides of Lake Seminole, Largo and Belleair

Readership:
Friday: 70,700

MarketLink is a full-color weekly section that connects readers to local businesses. Published regionally each Friday, MarketLink contains ads and profiles of community businesses as well as local calendar information.