Journalism Program Committee

The Florida Center for Government Accountability provides guidance and assistance to any journalist seeking access to government information in Florida. The goal of FLCGA is to both facilitate and accelerate local on-the-ground reporting with critically-needed tools, expertise and knowledge using aggressive public records investigation and well-sourced quality reporting.

Brett Blackledge, Naples, FL

Freelance reporter and editor, former Investigations Editor for USA Today Network in Florida

Don Lindley, Jacksonville, FL

Former news executive for BCI Communications (Durango Herald, Cortez Journal etc.), former editor Daytona Beach New-Journal

Nick Penniman, Naples, FL

FLGCA Advisory Board, retired publisher St. Louis Post Dispatch

Samuel Terilli, Miami, FL

Chair, University of Miami School of Communication, former Miami Herald Publishing Company General Counsel