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Denise Vickers

Director - Innovation News Center

Office: 2303 Weimer Phone: 352-294-1511 Email:


As Director of the Innovation News Center, Denise Vickers leads one of the largest college newsrooms in the country. She oversees a staff of nine professionals and hundreds of students who produce multimedia news and information for North Central Florida communities.

Previously, Vickers was General Manager of WFXG Fox 54, the Lockwood Broadcast Group station in Augusta, Georgia, where she oversaw more than 45 full-time staff. Her 32-year career includes 21 years as the News Director at stations in Huntsville, Alabama; Montgomery, Alabama; Boise, Idaho; and Charleston, South Carolina. Her work earned her a regional Edward R. Murrow Award, multiple regional Emmy Awards and numerous honors from state broadcasters’ associations.


B.A. in Journalism, University of Missouri
MBA, University of Alabama