Thursday, 17 April 2008 01:00
Imagine throwing an enormous party…or in this case convention…for more than 50-thousand people. Imagine the entire country, and even much of the world, will be watching. That’s the task at hand for Christian Duffus…who grew up in Southwest Florida and graduated from Fort Myers High School in 1990. These days he’s Deputy CEO for Finance and Administration for the 2008 Denver Democratic National Convention Committee. Duffus told WGCU’s Mike Kiniry that while he didn’t necessarily aspire to a political career…his time in the nation’s capitol opened certain doors…
Thursday, 10 April 2008 01:00
The woman who has been in charge of news content and day to day operations at the News Press in Fort Myers for the past 7 years is leaving. Kate Marymont had been Executive Editor & Vice President since 2001. Starting today Marymont is “Vice President for Content” for the McClean (AIN), Virginia-based Gannett Company…which publishes 85 daily papers in the U-S, including the News Press. She told WGCU’s Mike Kiniry it’s a dream job…
Friday, 25 January 2008 00:00
Thursday, 24 January 2008 00:00
The editor of Birding Magazine is in Southwest Florida this week. Ted Floyd spoke Wednesday night at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, and leads a field trip on Thursday. It’s his first visit to the area. Floyd told WGCU’s Valerie Alker he began making notes about birds as a teenager in the early 1980’s – and since then his passion has been taken up by many others.
Tuesday, 22 January 2008 00:00
Monday, 21 January 2008 00:00
Friday, 11 January 2008 00:00
The Everglades Coalition's 23rd Annual Conference got underway today on Captiva Island. The 3 day event brings together all the players in efforts to restore the River of Grass. Speakers include Governor Charlie Crist, former Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham, Senator Bill Nelson and former CIA Director Porter Goss. Also speaking is Nathaniel Reed – who in 1967 was appointed the state’s first Environmental Counsel by Governor Claude Kirk.
Tuesday, 18 December 2007 00:00
Wednesday, 12 December 2007 00:00