Episode 50

50. Miami-Dade County Chief Resilience Officer, Jim Murley

“The future 100 years of Southeast Florida will be about managing the water relevant to the land, building vertically, and connecting them with elevated transportation systems.”   This week on Fluent in Floridian, SalterMitchell PR President, Heidi Otway, sits down with Jim Murley,...

Episode 49

49. Tampa Bay Times Editor of Editorials Tim Nickens

Since he was in the eighth grade, Tim Nickens knew he would be a journalist. What began as a dream to become a sports writer turned into a 35-year career reporting for two of Florida’s top newspapers and winning a Pulitzer Prize.   Nickens...

Episode 48

48. Florida Conservation Voters Executive Director Aliki Moncrief

Sea level rise. Unprecedented super storms. Toxic algae blooms.   The effects of climate change on Florida’s environment have become increasingly overt in the last decade. However, activists like Aliki Moncrief are reminding us that while global warming is a human-made phenomenon, it...

Episode 47

47. Film Florida Executive Director John Lux

John Lux got his start in Florida working for Walt Disney World, but after leaving the mouse’s house, he was drawn to a career in film production. Since becoming involved with Film Florida, Lux progressed from volunteer to treasurer before being named the...

Episode 46

46. Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg

When Eric Eikenberg graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, he had little idea who Stoneman Douglas was, or that he would be walking in her boot-prints as an activist championing the Florida Everglades. Eikenberg began his position as the CEO of the...

Episode 45

45. Universal Orlando PR Director Alyson Lundell

From top to bottom, the state of Florida is filled with distinctly ‘Floridian’ features, yet in one corner of Orlando it’s possible to experience the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of London. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been one of Universal...