About ALLEN BARTLETT
ALLEN L. BARTLETT JR.
* * * * *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
* * * * *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."
"Naples has more experts on everything per capita than anyplace else in the world.''
* * * * *Work is work and personal is personal, so work is below; if you are interested in personal, go to my Facebook page.:
Work, work, work, work, work...:
*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...
- Watchdog Editor
03/29/2010 - current
- City/Managing Editor
05/15/1999 - 03/29/2010
DEP sticks to decision to grant permit for Estates area oil well
Published 04/15/2014 at 9:36 p.m.
State officials notified an administrative judge Tuesday that they will not rescind the permit the agency granted for Dan A. Hughes Co. to drill an exploratory well in the Golden Gate Estates area.
Kreegel enters Republican primary race for seat now held by Trey Radel
Published 01/07/2014 at 8:35 p.m.
Former state Rep. Paige Kreegel on Tuesday officially announced his Republican campaign for the Congressional seat now held by Trey Radel.
Trey Radel returns to Congress, GOP opposition to unseat him is growing
Published 01/06/2014 at 8:03 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Trey Radel returns to Congress as the U.S. House reconvenes Tuesday. Back home, another candidate is announcing to unseat Radel.
Panther advocate granted hearing to challenge Golden Gate Estates oil well
Published 12/27/2013 at 5:06 p.m.
A panther advocate from Broward County has prevailed and the state DEP has agreed to allow him to have a state administrative hearing, the second to be held on the oil well permit Dan A. Hughes Co, received for the ...
State Attorney investigator arrested in damaged vehicle near Lee hit-and-run death
Published 12/25/2013 at 5:54 p.m.
A State Attorney's investigator was arrested overnight in a damaged vehicle on a DUI charge 30 minutes after a man was run down south of Fort Myers.
Miami businessman looks to revive Fort Myers movie theater
Published 12/10/2012 at 5 a.m.
Jay Suarez, a Miami businessman with east and west coast Florida investments, is intent on filling the Fort Myers void. He's in the final stages of reopening a long-vacant eight-screen, 1,700-seat theater that he's overhauling at 2235 Winkler Ave., just ...
Edison cinema owner hopes to create new movie scene
Published 12/10/2012 at 5 a.m.
For a movie theater undergoing a rebirth near Edison Mall in Fort Myers, it's part three of the trilogy. This time, the man developing it promises a much different ending.
Lighthouse Project: Our Future, Our Choices: The road ahead is ours to choose
Published 04/29/2012 at 12:05 a.m.
It's 2023. A doctor finishes the day's final surgery at a Naples hospital, the heart of a flourishing medical tourism industry in Collier County. Patients from around the world come here for treatment, recovery and relaxation at a sun-drenched coastal ...
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