Genesis Communications is proud to announce a new relationship with longtime Tampa Tribune columnists Ira Kaufman, Tom Jackson and Joe Henderson as contributors to digital publications NewsTalkFlorida.com and SportsTalkFlorida.com
Providing unique content, this move enhances and enriches the user experience for each the web sites’ audiences. Kaufman, Henderson and Jackson bring over 70 years of combined journalism experience working in Florida markets to the Genesis Communications family. This will give readers’ a more wholesome consumption of sports, politics and regional news.
“I’m very excited to join the Genesis Communication family and to enter into this new chapter of my working life.” Joe Henderson said in a statement. “There’s never a lapse of things to write about in Florida. That’s true in news and sports and I plan to contribute in both areas.”
“It is both a pleasure and an honor to add such a talented trio to our multi-platform digital team, said Genesis Digital Director Jim Williams. “Joe Henderson and Tom Jackson have been friends of mine for nearly 40 years, so I can say without hesitation that few people understand the Bay Area better than they do. The work they have done at the Tampa Tribune has entertained and enlightened generations of readers in the Tampa Bay area and throughout the state of Florida.”
“Then you add the talents of the brilliant Ira Kaufman, who is one of the most interesting and influential sports columnists to the mix and we now have three Hall of Fame writers who we will be showcasing on all of our many platforms to a whole new audience and sponsor group.”
All three will begin working immediately to give the Florida region their trademark content on both sites. Henderson, Kaufman and Jackson will be involved in podcasts, live, as well as posted video projects and be frequent contributors to the Genesis Communications radio group.
This new relationship forms a foundation in the changing digital media landscape throughout the state of Florida. NewsTalkFlorida.com and SportsTalkFlorida.com are actively signing up affiliates statewide with the goal of being the Sunshine States’ most comprehensive FREE news and sports portal.