Alumni and Friends

ALUMNI OF DISTINCTION: 1990s

1990 Alumni of Distinction

Frank Bean

Frank Bean

B.S. Advertising 1962, MA 1963
Attorney and manager of international sports programs, Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta.
Frank Karel III

Frank Karel III *

B.S. Journalism 1961
Vice President for communications, Rockefeller Foundation, New York,
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton.
J. Leonard Levy

J. Leonard Levy

B.S. Advertising 1955
President of Hillsboro Printing, Tampa.

1991 Alumni of Distinction

David G. Ropes

David G. Ropes

B.S. Public Relations 1968
Vice President of marketing services, Reebok,
Co-founder of mobiPET in Hilton Head, S.C.
Dianne Baron Snedaker

Dianne Baron Snedaker

B.S. Advertising 1970
President of Ketchum Advertising, San Francisco.
George M. Solomon

George M. Solomon

B.S. Journalism 1963
Managing editor for sports, The Washington Post.

1992 Alumni of Distinction

Carl Hiaasen

Carl Hiaasen

B.S. Journalism 1974
Columnist for The Miami Herald and author of numerous best-selling fiction books.
Larry Lancit

Larry Lancit

B.S. Telecommunication 1970
Emmy Award-winning producer of PBS' "Reading Rainbow" series for children.

1993 Alumni of Distinction

Dr. Margaret Blanchard

Dr. Margaret "Peggy" Blanchard

B.S. Journalism 1965, MA 1970
Kenan professor of journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Micki Dickoff

Micki Dickoff

MA 1972
Emmy Award-winning writer, director and producer of social commentary films, including "Mother, Mother," Los Angeles.
Anne M. Saul

Anne M. Saul

B.S. Journalism 1966
News systems editor for Gannett Inc., Arlington, Va.

1994 Alumni of Distinction

Michael F. Foley

Michael F. Foley

B.S. Journalism 1970
Vice President for communications and community relations and former executive editor, St. Petersburg Times.
Stuart Newman

Stuart Newman

B.S. Journalism 1946
President of Stuart Newman Associates public relations, Miami.
Stephen Strang

Stephen Strang

B.S. Journalism 1973
Founder of Charisma magazine and president of Strang Communications, Lake Mary.
James C. Weeks

James C. Weeks

B.S. Advertising 1964
President and chief operating officer, New York Times Regional Newspaper Group, Atlanta.

1995 Alumni of Distinction

Larry Woods

Larry Woods

B.S. Journalism 1963
National correspondent for Cable News Network, Atlanta.
David Bianculli

David Bianculli

B.S. Journalism 1975, MA 1977
Television critic for the New York Daily News and National Public Radio.

1996 Alumni of Distinction

F. James McGee

F. James McGee

B.S. Journalism 1975
Investigative reporter for The Washington Post,
Pulitzer Prize winner at The Miami Herald.

1997 Alumni of Distinction

Walker Lundy

Walker Lundy

B.S. Journalism 1965
Editor and senior vice president, St. Paul (Minn.) Pioneer Press.
Karl Wickstrom

Karl Wickstrom

B.S. Journalism 1957
Founding publisher of Florida Sportsman magazine, Miami.

1998 Alumni of Distinction

Jerry Davis

Jerry Davis *

B.S. Advertising 1968
President and CEO of Computer Management Sciences Inc., Jacksonville.
Rebecca Greer

Rebecca Greer

B.S. Journalism 1957
Senior articles editor (ret.), Woman's Day magazine, New York.
John Hayes

John Hayes

B.S. Telecommunication 1963
President and CEO, Raycom Media Inc., Montgomery, Al.
Ron Sachs

Ron Sachs

B.S. Journalism 1972
President of Ron Sachs Communications, Tallahassee, and former spokesman for Governor Lawton Chiles.

1999 Alumni of Distinction

Sharyl Thompson Attkisson

Sharyl Thompson Attkisson

B.S. Telecommunication 1982
CBS News anchor and host of PBS' HealthWeek.
Al Burt

Al Burt *

B.S. English/Education 1949
Investigative reporter and columnist (ret.), The Miami Herald.
Diane Hooten McFarlin

Diane Hooten McFarlin

B.S. Journalism 1976
Executive editor, director of broadcast, publisher, Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

* Indicates alumnus is deceased.