Officers

James Blasco

Chair
Daytona Beach News‐Journal
Daytona Beach, FL

Dave Karabag

Vice Chair
Orlando Sentinel / Sun Sentinel
Orlando, FL

Farris Robinson

Secretary/Treasurer
Osteen Media Group
Flemming Island, FL

Jill Raleigh

Chair
Observer Media Group
Sarasota, FL

  • Vice President: Carolyn Nolte
  • Vice President, Finance and CFO: Mark Burger
  • Vice President, HR & Media Manager: Jessica Pitts

Directors

Bruce Faulmann
Director
Tampa Bay Times
St. Petersburg, FL

Kevin Downey
Director
Key West Citizen
Key West, FL

Omar Zucco
Director
Sun Coast Media Group
Venice, FL

Tim Smolarick
Director
D-R Media and Investments LLC
Avon Park, FL

Patrick Fuentes
Director
McClatchy
Bradenton, FL

Patrick Burke
Director
USAT Network

Misty Sharp
Director
The Villages Daily Sun
The Villages, FL

Gail Acosta
Director
Sandpaper Publishing
Navarre, FL

Kirk Dougal
Director
Hometown News
Media Group

Lori Ruth
Ex-Officio
Observer Media Group
Sarasota, FL