About JEFF LYTLE
BiographyJeff Lytle has worked as a professional journalist for 36 years, the last 34 in Southwest Florida. Jeff came to the Naples Daily News in 1979; he has served as editorial page editor and Sunday Perspective section editor since December 1988. Jeff has won statewide and Scripps Howard awards for editorial and column writing, headline writing, page design, in-depth reporting and general excellence in newspaper editing. He is a native of Altoona, Pa., and a graduate of Penn State University. Jeff also hosts " One on One with Jeff Lytle" on MyTV8 and "Open Mic/Open Dialogue" with Collier County Public Schools TV.
Jeff Lytle: Hertz executive delivers a provocative epiphany about Naples' brand
Published 12/15/2013 at 4 a.m.
One of Hertz’s top executives earns a niche in local business annals for issuing a provocative reality check/challenge to Naples and Collier County. Because he wants to see the pro-business momentum keep coming, Richard Broome told the Collier County Commission ...
Jeff Lytle: Short shots: Public records online, eye-catching architecture, Person of the Year and more
Published 12/08/2013 at 4 a.m.
Sound bites from across SW Florida.
Jeff Lytle: Follow money behind scenes at Collier schools retreat
Published 08/11/2013 at 4 a.m.
Accepting gifts and favors from those who seek official favor got Collier County government into trouble that reached criminal levels in the late 1990s.
Jeff Lytle: This could be the start of something big -- and healthy
Published 05/05/2013 at 4 a.m.
“Health care issues seem so big these days.’’
Jeff Lytle: Now playing: A movie I've seen before, so I know the ending
Updated 05/06/2013 at 10:32 a.m.
"I've seen this movie before."
JEFF LYTLE: Palmer's hall of fame credentials are special indeed
Published 08/05/2012 at 4 a.m.
Feeling slimed and pummeled by politics in the home stretch of the Aug. 14 primary?
Locking the doors
Published 04/29/2012 at 4 a.m.
For sale: Three acres zoned commercial/industrial at the East Naples intersection of Bayshore and Thomasson drives.
Jeff Lytle: FGCU students unprepared? Job market survey disagrees
Published 03/11/2012 at 5 a.m.
You may have seen the lead story in this newspaper a week ago Saturday, headlined "Students say they are not prepared.''
Jeff Lytle: Timing is everything in business, education
Published 02/05/2012 at 4 a.m.
It's a sign of the times.
Jeff Lytle: Now look here: Good things are taking shape
Published 01/15/2012 at 4 a.m.
Read the Daily News closely.
Planners for a multi-sport complex to face Collier Commissioners on Tuesday
Published 12/09/2013 at 4:16 p.m.
Planners of a multi-sport complex featuring professional and youth league soccer will ask the Collier County Commission on Tuesday for 60 acres to help make it happen.
Q&A with "Les Miserables" music director Charles Fornara
Published 07/31/2013 at 1:12 p.m.
Daily News editorial page editor Jeff Lytle talks with Charles Fornara who conducted the Naples Players’ production of "Les Miserables."
NewsMakers: FGCU and Naples real estate
Published 08/26/2012 at 4 a.m.
What's new with FGCU and Naples real estate?
Signups start for baseball league for disabled kids, young adults
Published 02/10/2012 at 8:36 a.m.
It's time to play ball
Video: Steven Coburn sings national anthem
Published 02/05/2012 at midnight
What to hear something great? Something inspiring? Listen to Steven Coburn, a student at Barron Collier High School, sing our national anthem.
Jeff Lytle: A memorial 'from the heart of the entire community'
Published 01/22/2012 at 4 a.m.
Just in time for what would have been his 50th birthday this Wednesday, Collier County government has erected a nice little monument and planted some flowers for Stephen Duzick.
Jeff Lytle: Mind your p's and q's if you're running for School Board
Published 01/08/2012 at 4 a.m.
Paul Schafer's email exchange has led me to a New Year's resolution — to stop covering up for School Board candidates displaying a lack of concern for a fundamental spelling.
JEFF LYTLE: October 9, 2011 ... Lee taps retired executives as catalyst for diversification
Published 10/09/2011 at 6:01 a.m.
For years, Collier County’s efforts for economic growth and diversification have leaned on the active and retired captains of industry who already live here. The school of thought is that these men and women can move their work here or ...
JEFF LYTLE: October 2, 2011 ... Just another service of your neighborhood newspaper
Published 10/02/2011 at 6:01 a.m.
I was working hard on connecting the dots that I knew were there to turn a string of interesting items into a column.
JEFF LYTLE: Sept. 18, 2011 ... Politicking in Bonita; attack ads; news from Sabal Bay
Published 09/18/2011 at 6:01 a.m.
There is an unusual amount of jockeying for political positions, as candidates seek to catch the wave of public interest in elections a year off.
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