Ralph Hunter: The original Observer
Longboat Observer founder Ralph Hunter died Friday. He was 95.
In 1978, Ralph Hunter ... Longboat Observer’s parent company, the Observer Media Group . “There’s not a whole lot of market research. I referred ... years and wasn’t sure I could write a credible print news story. Greeting me was a booming, “Good morning, Dora. Have a seat.” ...
Meritocracy at Town Hall
... not your ordinary government guy.
It was extraordinary news . And it made the front page — at least it did in the Longboat Observer , as it should have. We only can imagine the kind of national ...
OUR VIEW | Meritocracy at town hall
... not your ordinary government guy.
It was extraordinary news . And it made the front page — at least it did in the
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Observer Media Group notches 13 first place Florida Press awards
... 18, in Orlando, the industry organization recognized the Observer Media Group newspapers in multiple categories for its 2012 Better Weekly ... County
Bayfront group seeks consensus
... a vast swath of bayfront land, the Sarasota Bayfront 20:20 group is taking on another substantial challenge: constructing that vision by ... Damon said she hoped to keep that energy going via social media . Already, the group has developed a hashtag, #CanYouSeeIt, that it ... years later, it’s our turn.”
Our readers respond ...
... Our readers responded â€” forcefully.
Thank you Observer Media Group Inc. associates for being brave enough to write and publish ...
... of 73.1 degrees. Sound appealing? The Longboat Observer has an immediate opening for a news reporter. In the past year, we’ve written about everything from a ...
From the company’s inception, the Walshes and Observer Group staffers have committed their efforts to editorial ... its It's Read Everywhere Photo Contest, Best Overall Local News site and Best Video Initiative for its Daily Headlines broadcast. ...
Observer wins 61 awards at newspaper contest
Six newspapers in the Observer Media Group garnered 61 total awards, including 24 first-place finishes, ... vetting” and “Right ideas, faulty methods” Breaking news story, First place — The Longboat Observer (Robin Hartill and ...
The Good News: Harvest House
... offers social services for a fresh start.
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The Good News: Judy Alexander
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WEEKEND BEST BET: Dakin Dairy Day Festival
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Observed: FGCU students finally have an identity
... last season, before coach Andy Enfield, the gap-toothed media darling with the model wife and NBA résumé, took over, he was ... in the same position, as my first assignment for Eagle News , as a sophomore. In Eagle News tradition, he would write his annual ...
Sarasota, Longboat Observers named newspapers of the year
Breaking news : Two Observer Media Group publications earned the titles of "Newspaper of the Year" in ...
Sarasota Observer named No. 1 weekly
... the second consecutive year, a newspaper published by The Observer Media Group has been named Florida's top weekly newspaper in the highest ... , the
On the scene for 35 years
Thirty-five years ago, Ralph Hunter started the Longboat Observer because he was bored.
Thirty-five years ago, Ralph Hunter ... and five websites that are part of the Observer Media Group . In honor of three-and-a-half decades of reporting on the ...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Readers rant, rave about spoof edition
Last week, The East County Observer followed in the tradition of our sister paper, The Longboat ... Day spoof edition.
. You definitely had him going until page four. But he was not kind enough to break the joke to me when I got up ... gentlemen’s club and, of course, The Takeover! That news was equivalent to about six cups of caffeinated coffee all at once! I ...
... the public. The numbers, as detailed last week by Sarasota Observer City Editor Robin Roy, paint the stark reality of a busted system. ... front of their stores. Although that made page 1 news in the local daily newspaper, it is demonstrably bogus. If we were so ...