The Coast's Media Kit
For more information contact Christa Harrie, Director of Sales and Marketing for rates and proposals. Please include the type of advertising you are interested in, your business name and the best time to contact you.
Phone: (902) 422-6278 ex. 121
Fax: (902) 425-0013
2309 Maynard Street
Printing since 1993, The Coast is a general interest publication and an online destination for young, active Haligonians. The Coast print edition comes out every Thursday, featuring long-form stories with an emphasis on local urban issues, arts, music, entertainment and restaurants. Every week, The Coast publishes comprehensive music, movie, gallery, dance, theater and museum listings to our city.
The Coast is a controlled circulation weekly, printed in a tabloid format on newsprint. More than 23,000 copies are distributed around the HRM at over 650 locations.
As a service to our advertisers, we provide complimentary typesetting and design services.
2017 Marketing Calendar (PDF)
2015 Readership Statistics
Newspaper Print Production Specs & Guidelines (PDF)
City Guide Print Production Specs & Guidelines (PDF)
thecoast.ca brings the newspaper online and so much more with enhanced stories, web only features, blogs, and a social networking component which encourages comments and interaction about everything Halifax. Search archives and keep up to date with our RSS feeds.
Online Production Specs & Guidelines
The Coast's City Guides are stand alone, full colour, digest sized glossy publications. There are five editions per year: Green Halifax, Food & Drink Halifax, Best of Halifax
, Homes Halifax
and Buy Local
. Each edition is distributed to restaurants, bars, boutiques, shops, the Halifax airport and various hotels around Halifax. The guides are also available at conventions, workshops and in university frosh packs.
If you would like to partner with The Coast on an upcoming event or promotion, consideration for sponsorship requires a written proposal, sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Only written requests will be considered.
Proposals must contain the following:
• Event specifics, including date, time, location and description of event;
• A clear, concise outline of what your organization is seeking from The Coast;
• Information on what sponsor benefits your organization is offering The Coast as a sponsor.
The Coast cannot consider cash sponsorships at this time.
All written proposals will be reviewed and responded to within 20 business days of receipt.
No phone calls please.