In April 1951, Simpson founded the weekly newspaper to report on news and developments of Blacks in Northeast Florida at a time when most newspaper
Elven Grubbs' newspaper career spanned 40 years from his job as a pressman with the Ocala Star Banner in 1947 until his retirement in February 1992
H.G. "Buddy" Davis was an outstanding faculty member at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications for 31 years.
Vince Spezzano began his 41-year newspaper career in 1950 as a reporter for the Livingston Republican in Geneseo, N.Y.
Nina Hawkins was a pioneering woman editor for The St. Augustine Record and a leader in encouraging women newspaper journalists.
Schumann served over 68 years in the newspaper business and he founded and led the Vero Beach Press-Journal from an outstanding weekly to an outsta
Patterson had more than 40 years experience in the publishing field.
Neuharth is the former president and chairman of the Gannett Co. and founder of USA TODAY.
Bowden was the publisher of the Clewiston News for 27 years and a voice for community progress in Glades and Hendry counties for more than 50 years