The College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida will be under new leadership in 2013. Diane McFarlin, publisher of the Herald-Tribune Media Group in Sarasota, assumes her position as dean on January 1st. She is a 1976 graduate of the college. McFarlin succeeds Dr. John Wright, who will return to the faculty in 2013. Mc Farlin talked with WUFT-FM news director Tom Krynski about her appointment.
Sarasota publisher named dean at UF College of Journalism
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