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Gary W. Green

Deputy News Editor and Digital Director - Division of Media Properties

Office: 2310 Weimer Phone: 352-294-1502 Email: ggreen@jou.ufl.edu

Bio

Gary W. Green is the deputy news editor of WUFT News and digital director of University of Florida’s Innovation News Center. Green came to the College of Journalism and Communications in 2014 from the Orlando Sentinel, where he worked for 12 years as a photo/video editor, multimedia producer and senior photojournalist. Before joining the Sentinel, he worked for several newspapers, magazines and wire services in Florida, Ohio and Kentucky, culminating in over 20 years working as a visual journalist. His portfolio includes coverage of some of the biggest stories of the last two decades, including Sept. 11, deadly hurricanes, presidential campaigns, space shuttle launches, controversial court trials and sporting events, including seven Super Bowls, NCAA Final Four championships, NBA playoffs and the NBA Finals. His work has been published by numerous national newspapers, magazines and websites including: TimeSports IllustratedNew York TimesThe Washington PostSporting NewsUSA Today and Huffington Post as well as several international publications. His journalism has been honored by the American Society of News Editors, Associated Press, National Press Photographers Association, Ohio News Photographer Association, Florida Society of News Editors, Ohio Prep Sports Writer’s Association and Associated Press Sports Editors. He is a graduate of Ohio University’s School of Visual Communication and has a Master’s degree in mass communication from UF. His thesis explored the opportunities and challenges posed by the digital disruption of legacy newsrooms. He teaches News Center Practicum in the Innovation News Center and Advanced Multimedia Narratives.​

 

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