Caplan returns to the Gainesville Sun as editor for local news
Andrew Caplan is returning to The Gainesville Sun as local news editor, supervising local news reporters and organizing local news coverage for the newspaper and its website.
Caplan, 33, was an award-winning journalist for The Sun from 2016 to 2019, primarily covering local government. He left to become an investigative reporter with The State newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina, where he has been since.
“I’m excited about the opportunity to come back to Gainesville and work with the talented team at The Sun,” Caplan said. “Our readers can rest assured that we will hold our elected leaders accountable, seek answers and report the facts for all the latest happenings around the region.”
Caplan has also been a staff reporter for The Tampa Tribune and the Citrus County Chronicle. He has undergraduate and master’s degrees in journalism from the University of South Florida.