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Rosemary Goudreau
After 32 years in newspapers, Rosemary Goudreau is a new-media entrepreneur and the co-founder of Florida Voices -- the state opinion page. Previously, she was editorial page editor of The Tampa Tribune, where she grew readership 30 percent. Before that, she was managing editor of The Cincinnati Enquirer, where she received two community-leadership awards for an initiative that got neighbors talking about solutions to racial tensions. Twice, she was named a Gannett “Supervisor of the Year.” Rosemary began her reporting career at The Tampa Tribune, her hometown newspaper, before moving to The Orlando Sentinel and later The Miami Herald, as medical writer. There, she made the transition to editing and the Knight-Ridder Washington Bureau. She went on to hold senior editing positions in St. Louis, Mo., and Norfolk, Va. Rosemary served five years on the board of Associated Press Managing Editors and five years on the board of the Florida Society of News Editors. She is a graduate of the University of Florida; a former graduate fellow at Stanford, Columbia and USC; and a four-time juror of the Pulitzer Prizes. During her journey of reinvention, Rosemary also served as press secretary on a gubernatorial campaign; taught opinion writing at the University of Florida; and worked as a PR consultant for people, political candidates and organizations trying to get their voices heard. She is married to Mark Stang, who writes books on baseball.

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