Listening to Black Voices

Charlayne Hunter-Gault on Her New Book and 50 Years of Reporting on Black Life

"We must learn to talk to people who don’t agree with us, which is a challenge these days. Communication is the essence of our existence. In so many ways, this is how we will open doors.”

11/07/2022 By Heather Dunhill

Journalism

'Community News Collaborative' Launches to Expand Local News Coverage

The project will create print, video and audio content for syndication to more than a dozen news outlets across the Gulf Coast.

09/12/2022 By Staff

Honors

Sarasota Magazine Wins Six Society of Professional Journalism Awards

The magazine was recognized for its writing and design, as well as its digital presence.

08/29/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Thrill Ride

A New Novel From a Local TV Anchor Depicts the Hunt for a Serial Killer in Tampa

A Fox 13 journalist by day and a crime writer by night Hurtado is back with another novel set in the Tampa Bay area.

06/30/2022 By Chloe Nelson

Media

Local Public Relations Association to Host 'Media-Con' on May 17

Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with media representatives through interactive panel discussions, pitch moments, and booth visits.

05/10/2022 By Staff

Bragging Rights

Our Editor Cooper Levey-Baker Releases His Debut Novel Today

And Sarasota readers will recognize some familiar themes in "Dead Fish Wind."

12/10/2021 By Megan McDonald

The Journalist

Mercedes Soler-Martinez Tells the Stories Her Listeners Need

“Hispanics have always been here. They didn’t come across the border 20 years ago to break immigration laws.”

09/17/2020 By Alan Cresto

Awards

Sarasota Magazine Wins 29 Awards at Florida Magazine Association’s Annual Charlie Awards

The honors include Best Magazine Website and top excellence awards in writing and design.

07/27/2020 By Staff

Civil Rights

Activists Launch Petition to Rename Journalism School After Sarasota Resident

Charlayne Hunter-Gault, an award-winning journalist and civil rights leader, was the first black student to integrate the University of Georgia.

06/15/2020 By David Hackett and Megan McDonald

Awards

Sarasota Magazine Wins Four Society of Professional Journalists Awards

The awards recognize the best in Florida journalism.

07/22/2019 By Staff

What I've Learned

Charlayne Hunter-Gault on Journalism, Civil Rights and Faith

“As a reporter, I consider myself a servant of the people."

01/21/2019 By David Hackett

Media

Herald-Tribune Names New Executive Editor

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune on Tuesday named Matthew Sauer as the newspaper's new executive editor.

05/17/2017 By staff

Human Interest

Life at Pine View, One Story at a Time

The student-run Facebook page Humans of Pine View shares personal stories of students and school employees.

12/15/2016 By Riley Board

Compare and Contrast

The Year's Second Christine Chubbuck Film Opens in Sarasota Nov. 25

"Christine" is the second film released this year to delve into the story of a Sarasota television reporter who shot herself live on air in 1974.

11/14/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Media

Herald-Tribune Employees Vote in Favor of Union

Employees of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune voted 22-16 in favor of forming a union on Thursday, according to a report published by the newspaper.

09/16/2016 Research by staff

Media

Herald-Tribune Staff Takes Step Toward Unionizing

Reporters, photographers, copy editors and other employees at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune recently signed cards indicating their desire to form a union.

08/17/2016 Research by staff

The New Migration

A New Wave of Prominent African-American Retirees is Changing Our City

These newcomers bring wealth, talent, experience and connections.

05/19/2016 By staff

The New Migration

A New Wave of Prominent African-American Retirees is Enriching and Changing Our City.

A welcome wave of African-American retirees is making its mark on our city.

04/29/2016 By Susan Burns Photography by Barbara Banks

If It Bleeds

Movie About On-Air Sarasota Suicide Screens at Film Festival April 2 and 3

Kate Plays Christine comes to Sarasota after winning a special jury award at January's Sundance Film Festival and earning rave reviews from a number of critics.

03/23/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Article

Two Sundance Films Revisit an On-Air Sarasota Suicide

Christine Chubbuck’s hair-raising on-air suicide has inspired not one, but two new films.

01/07/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker