Episode 35

35. ‘Real Florida’ Journalist and Author Jeff Klinkenberg

Journalist and author Jeff Klinkenberg, who spent nearly four decades writing about Florida culture for the Tampa Bay Times, is this week’s featured guest. Jeff is the recent winner of the Florida Humanities Council’s Lifetime Achievement for Writing Award as well as a winner...

Episode 34

34. Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida President & CEO Doug Sessions

Doug Sessions, President and CEO of the Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida, is this week’s featured guest. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, so we discuss Florida’s efforts to prevent child abuse and neglect, and how you can help. Prior to working...

Episode 33

33. Former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine

Former Miami Beach Mayor and current gubernatorial candidate Philip Levine is this week’s featured guest. In our conversation, we talk about Mayor Levine’s life before politics, how his business empire began with a marketing program for the cruise industry and how his experience...

Episode 32

32. State Senator Denise Grimsley

Florida State Senator Denise Grimsley is this week’s featured guest. In our conversation, we talk about growing up in rural Florida, working in health care and about taking over her family’s business. We also discuss how running a business prepared Senator Grimsley to...

Episode 31

31. Constitution Revision Commissioner Brecht Heuchan

Brecht Heuchan, a commissioner on Florida’s Constitution Revision Commission, is this week’s featured guest. Brecht is also the founder of Contribution Link, a political intelligence, data analytics and fundraising company. In our conversation, we talk about how the Constitution Revision Commission is assigning responsibilities, considering...

Episode 30

30. Pulitzer Prize Winning Reporter Lucy Morgan

Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Lucy Morgan is this week’s featured guest. Lucy was chief of the Times Capitol Bureau in Tallahassee from 1986-2006. The Florida Senate’s press gallery is named after her in honor of her work covering the state legislature. She has...