Speakers

Mark Adams
CEO, Adams Publishing Group
Following a 20-year stint in a private equity firm specializing in media, Adams became a consultant for various publishing businesses regarding sales and marketing management, circulation strategies, finance and restructuring, and content and digital development. In late 2013, Adams launched APG.
Mike Blinder
Publisher, E&P Magazine
Mike Blinder is a multi-talented, multi-media maven and entrepreneur.  From radio to TV to print, from morning personality to sales to management, he has walked the talk.
Terry Duffy
Group Publisher, Palm Beach Media Group
During his time as Group Publisher, PBMG has more than tripled the number of publications delivered to market each year. Recent acquisitions include Florida Design, AVENTURA, Jupiter and Stuart.
Kevin Gentzel
Chief Revenue Officer, Gannett
Kevin joined Gannett as its first chief revenue officer in 2015 and leads all advertising and marketing solutions revenue in North America, including USA TODAY, ReachLocal, and over 260 local news properties.
Sheriff Bob Gualtieri
Sheriff, Pinellas County
Sheriff Gualtieri returned to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office in 2006 as general counsel and was appointed chief deputy in 2008. Sheriff Gualtieri served both roles until the governor appointed him sheriff in 2011.
Terry Jimenez
CEO, Tribune Publishing
Terry Jimenez is currently the CEO at Tribune Publishing Company (NASDAQ: TPCO).  Previously, from April 2016 Terry was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Tribune Publishing. 
Pamela Marsh
Executive Director, First Amendment Foundation
Pamela Marsh is the Executive Director of the First Amendment Foundation, a non-partisan non-profit that believes government openness and transparency are critical to citizen trust and participation in our democratic society.
Amalie Nash
Sr. Vice President, Local News and Audience Development, Gannett
Amalie joined Gannett in 2011 as an editor on the metro desk of the Detroit Free Press, where she helped supervise coverage of Detroit’s historic bankruptcy filing and the federal extortion and bribery trial of the former mayor.
Susan Page
Washington Bureau chief, USA Today
Susan Page is the Washington Bureau chief of USA Today, where she writes about the White House and national politics. She is the author of two biographies, both instant New York Times bestsellers.
Jonathan Perkinson
Creative Director, Ft. Lauderdale Magazine
Jonathan has been specializing in magazine design and redesign for almost 20 years as creative director for several national and regional publications.
Hollis R. Towns
VP of local news initiatives and Atlantic regional editor, USA Today Network
Hollis R. Towns is an award-winning senior news executive who has a passion for news and community interests. He is currently vice president of local news initiatives for the USA Today Network and Atlantic regional editor.
Maribel Wadsworth
President of News and Publisher of USA TODAY
Ms. Wadsworth was named President of USA TODAY NETWORK in 2017 and publisher of USA TODAY in 2018, overseeing the company’s consumer business. Ms. Wadsworth formerly was Gannett’s Chief Transformation and Strategy Officer.