About CHUCK CURRY
Started at the Daily News: 1980
Bio: Chuck was born in Miami and raised in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area. He earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Florida and began work at the Daily News shortly after graduation.
Chuck has been the police-courts reporter, city hall reporter, copy editor, news editor and managing editor/online for the Daily News. Under his direction, naplesnews.com was named best in state news site for five consecutive years (1999-2003) by organizations ranging from the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors to the Society for Professional Journalists to the Florida Press Club. Also under Curry's stewardship, naplesnews.com earned back-to-back nominations as a finalist for the prestigious Editor & Publisher EPpy award as best news Web site in the under 100,000 circulation category.
Curry's hobbies pretty much center around golf, when he can find the time to get out on the course. Curry is married and has two children.
Guest commentary: Performance pay for teachers doesn’t make the grade
Published 07/20/2010 at 4:59 p.m.
I could only smile as I read Friday’s guest commentary about public school teachers’ pay.
Chuck Curry: If you don't speak up, you won't be heard
Published 07/18/2010 at 8:50 a.m.
With a major commercial project moving forward in Golden Gate Estates and a huge expansion of shopping centers at either end of the Collier Boulevard / Interstate 75 interchange, the voice of the public isn’t just crucial, it is critical.
Chuck Curry: Whiny hippies and why you should care
Published 07/01/2010 at 2:57 p.m.
It’s easy to make fun of the whiny hippies on the popular cable TV show “Whale Wars.” But don’t dismiss them. Southwest Florida and everywhere else can learn a lesson from them.
Chuck Curry: Tax talk in other direction important
Published 06/17/2010 at 2:47 p.m.
In this day and age of trying to recover from a financial crisis that has touched just about part of our lives, cutbacks remain a way of life. Some believe a recovery has started, but not all.
Chuck Curry: OK, can we be a little adult here for Venus?
Published 06/04/2010 at 6:10 a.m.
The only tennis news readers might find in a copy of the weekly Collier Citizen might be results from some adult league or youth league or a feature about a high school player or team, but I’ll take us to ...
Chuck Curry: Remember 'The Longest Day'
Published 06/04/2010 at 6:05 a.m.
With the passing of Memorial Day and looking forward to Father’s Day this month, there is one critical date we should never forget: D-Day, June 6, 1944.
Chuck Curry: Red light cameras? Do we need 'em?
Published 05/20/2010 at 8:30 a.m.
I dislike going back to a well-worn well too often, but I cannot let this week’s column go past without taking another whack at the red-light cameras in Collier County.
CHUCK CURRY: Drivers need to think before they drive
Published 04/28/2010 at 5:20 p.m.
One theme of how our community interacts is how we drive. Between driving and how our government plans and executes roadway improvements, expansions and construction projects is as much a reflection on society as our crime rate, dropout rate in ...
CHUCK CURRY: Citizens! Send us your photos, stories
Published 04/22/2010 at 9:36 a.m.
Well, everything appears to be taking shape as we continue the evolution of the Collier Citizen. One thing that within the coming week will happen is voting on the photo contest finalists from this past month and the launch of ...
Chuck Curry: Faux pas: Golden Gate; a shutter company
Published 04/07/2010 at 5 p.m.
Either in print or online, news organizations put it all out there each day, but of course not everything is perfect. The April 2 edition of the Collier Citizen had two issues which I want to address this week: * ...
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