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ALLEN BARTLETT

Title: Watchdog Editor
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About ALLEN BARTLETT

Biography

WATCHDOG EDITOR

ALLEN L. BARTLETT JR.

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Bartlett's (Favorite) Familiar Quotations:

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."

---The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

"It's amazing how much good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit."

---Fortune cookie, Panda Pavilion, Naples

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Bartlett's (Not-so) Familiar Quotations:

"Naples is home to some of the world's fanciest and most expensive cars that were manufactured without turn signals."

---Anonymous

"Naples has more experts on everything per capita than anyplace else in the world.''

---Anonymous

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*March 29, 2010, to present: Naples Daily News Watchdog Editor: Oversee reporting staff's work on enterprise, depth and investigative stories.

*December 2007 to March 2010: Naples Daily News Managing Editor of Local Content: Oversee metro reporting staff and assistant content editors for local news, sports and features, for Web and print platforms.

*May 1999 to December 2007: Naples Daily News, 8 years. Multimedia City Editor: City Editor overseeing metro reporting staff and assistant city editors; also served as Business Editor of daily business sections; also served as Special Projects Editor.

*June 1989 to May 1999: Orlando Sentinel, 10 years Volusia County Editor (1995-99) and Lake County Assistant Editor (1989-95) Duties included overseeing reporting, photo and sports staffs, directing reporters, line editing and writing editorials while Volusia County Editor.

*December 1977 to June 1989: Fort Myers News-Press, 11.5 years Beat reporter for six years, assistant city editor for three years, then metro editor/night metro editor for three years.

*December 1975 to December 1977: Naples Daily News, 2 years Beat reporter.

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EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree in December 1975 from Kent State University in Ohio, journalism major and communications minor in three years.

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AWARDS:

Paste the following HTML link into your browser to see our national and state award-winning Deep Trouble series:

http://web.naplesnews.com/deeptrouble/deeptrouble.html

(served as editor on these) We won in-depth reporting (11-part series on affordable housing) and public service (series on human trafficking) from Florida Press Club in 2006…We finished runner-up to Washington Post in national multimedia contest for the affordable housing series…In 2004 our 15-day “Deep Trouble: Gulf in Peril” series won the Meeman environmental award shared by the Washington Post, won FSNE/Gold Medal award and several others, also IRE finalist….We won IRE (bribed county commissioners) and also a national police reporting award (deputies shake down migrants) several years earlier. Dozens of Florida Press Club awards every year...
ALLEN BARTLETT

Position History

  • Watchdog Editor
    03/29/2010 - current
  • City/Managing Editor
    05/15/1999 - 03/29/2010

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