ABOUT US

Gulf Coast Times is an alternative, 32-page publication that includes a vital combination of news, local arts, entertainment, music and films, health and wellness, sports and the culinary world.

Distributing monthly throughout Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Pine Island, the paper can be found in select Publix Supermarkets, Subway Restaurants, the AAA, restaurants and bars, hotels, welcome centers, colleges and universities, fitness clubs, hospitals and doctors offices, salons and spa’s, and many more locations.

The full publication is also available 24-7 on the web with links to our client’s homepages.

GULF COAST TIMES Owner and Design Director, Abdiel Hernandez launched the paper with the purpose of providing Southwest Florida with a publication designed in a creative and funky style.  After obtaining a BA in Communications, Abdiel forged a seven year career in television production. Prior to his time in television, his creativity led him to a successful ten year profession as an artist and designer for advertising and graphic design firms.

GULF COAST TIMES editor, Yohana de la Torre returns to the media from a job as the Communications Specialist within the US government. Prior to working in the nation’s capital, Yohana was a reporter for a seasonal sports show on Miami’s local NBC affiliate, as well as a column writer for the Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper, The Miami Herald. Her career in television began in 1999 working for a daily news magazine show on the leading Hispanic Network.