Florida Newspaper Hall of Fame member Garth Reeves Sr. dies at 100

Garth Reeves Sr., longtime publisher of The Miami Times and 2018 Florida Newspaper Hall of Fame inductee, died November 25 at the age of 100. (more…)


Maggie McGinley-Field remembered

Maggie McGinley-Field was born on December 17, 1959 and grew up in Barrington Hills, Illinois. She attended (more…)


Former FPA Executive Director Dick Shelton dies at 80

Richard Dudley Shelton passed away on Sunday, October 13 at the age of 80. (more…)


Rachel Reeves, publisher of The Miami Times, dies

Rachel Janie Reeves, who surpassed gender norms and became the first female publisher and chief executive (more…)


W.R. ‘Mac’ McGuffin, former publisher of newspapers, dies

A former owner of The Apopka Chief and The Planter, and a longtime community supporter well after (more…)


Former politician and FSU president Sandy D’Alemberte dies at 85

Former Florida State University president and politician Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte, widely regarded as one of Florida’s most prominent statesmen and a leader on issues from open government to higher education, died Monday afternoon. He was 85. (more…)


Veteran Sun Sentinel columnist Gary Stein dies at 72

As a newspaperman, whose career included 36 years at the Sun Sentinel, Gary Stein (more…)


Rita Carter Perry, Florida’s first founding female newspaper publisher

Rita Jean Eggleton Carter Perry, 80 was born on July 24, 1938, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. As a young child, her (more…)


Colleagues recall quiet, caring FLORIDA TODAY editor who valued community

Two stories about veteran journalist Ralph Bates tell me pretty much all I need to know about his character. (more…)


Former Naples Daily News editor Tom Hanson dies at age 53

Tom Hanson had a passion for sports, news, music and poker. (more…)