H.G. "Buddy" Davis was an outstanding faculty member at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications for 31 years.
The Florida Newspaper Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have rendered outstanding service in the field of newspaper journalism in Florida.
Nominations to the Hall of Fame are accepted any time, but the deadline for consideration in the current year is April 15. Include a one or two page letter with a bio of the nominee and a paragraph of why you believe they should be included in the Newspaper Hall of Fame. Nominees are eligible for selection to the Hall of Fame normally no earlier than the third year following their retirement or death. The Florida Newspaper Hall of Fame Committee will meet once a year to review the nominees. Read Hall of Fame policies and procedures
Florida Newspaper Hall of Fame Members
Vince Spezzano began his 41-year newspaper career in 1950 as a reporter for the Livingston Republican in Geneseo, N.Y.
Nina Hawkins was a pioneering woman editor for The St. Augustine Record and a leader in encouraging women newspaper journalists.
Schumann served over 68 years in the newspaper business and he founded and led the Vero Beach Press-Journal from an outstanding weekly to an outsta
Patterson had more than 40 years experience in the publishing field.
Neuharth is the former president and chairman of the Gannett Co. and founder of USA TODAY.
Bowden was the publisher of the Clewiston News for 27 years and a voice for community progress in Glades and Hendry counties for more than 50 years
Lyons began working as a reporter for The Stuart News in 1931.
During a 37-year career at the Star-Advocate in Titusville, Hudson won numerous awards for excellence in journalism.