WUSF Wins Three Regional Murrow Awards For Election, Health Coverage

Journalism produced by WUSF Public Media and its Health News Florida collaborative were honored with three Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards on Thursday. (more…)


Chronicle editorial promotions announced

Jeff Bryan has been promoted to the position of editor for the Citrus County Chronicle. (more…)


FLORIDA TODAY earns national honors for efforts to force BCSO release of jail video

FLORIDA TODAY was one of five newsrooms across the country honored by the 2021 News Leaders Association First Amendment Awards, receiving a special citation for its efforts that led to the release of the jail security video of Gregory Lloyd Edward’s Edwards’ last conscious moments in 2018. (more…)


Times investigation earns top honors in national competition

A Tampa Bay Times investigative series about a Pasco County police initiative continues to earn national honors. (more…)


Miami Herald columnist wins courage award in journalism for writing about race in America

Nationally syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. of the Miami Herald has been awarded the 2021 Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award, its presenter, Colby College, announced Thursday. (more…)


History Center Celebrates Mount Dora’s Mabel Norris Reese for Bold Journalism

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Orange County Regional History Center this week celebrated the life and career of Mabel Norris Reese, a Central Florida journalist who took on the Ku Klux Klan while running a weekly newspaper in Lake County during the late 1940s and the 1950s. (more…)


Sun Coast Media Group’s Hurricane Expo earns national ad award

Sun Coast Media Group was recognized as a finalist in the Best Advertiser Showcase category at a nationwide media competition this week.

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Herald-Tribune Executive Editor Matthew Sauer departs after 28 years

Herald-Tribune Executive Editor Matthew Sauer announced Friday that he is departing the newspaper he joined in 1993 as a county government reporter, and where he rose through the ranks to take the helm three years ago. (more…)


The Ledger names Leon Tucker as executive editor

LAKELAND – A longtime journalist with Gannett, who most recently worked in public relations, is taking over the helm of The Ledger newsroom, Gannett officials announced Wednesday. (more…)


Vaccination Confusion: How A Florida Reporter Helped Anxious Seniors Get Their Shots

Like residents around the country, millions of Floridians are anxious to get the COVID-19 vaccine, but the process of signing up for the shots has been confusing. (more…)