Lifetime Members

Florida Press Association Lifetime Members

Name: Inducted: About:
Chris Mobley


Mobley served American Court & Commercial Newspapers for 13 years, six as president. ACCN, with 60 members across the nation, is dedicated to preserving the public’s right to know. Today he serves on the board of the national Public Notice Resource Center, an entity he helped develop in 2002.

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Ed Barber


You can’t think of the Independent Alligator or the Florida Press Association without thinking about Ed Barber. Ed served as the Alligator‘s president and general manager from 1976 until 2007, and the many University of Florida students who worked there were strongly influenced to do great journalism by “Uncle Ed.”

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