Best new print reporters, Times

Anna Phillips & Peter Jamison

click to enlarge Best new print reporters, Times - Todd Bates
Todd Bates
Best new print reporters, Times

Technically they both started at the Times in 2012, but it was during this past year that their work flourished and they made real names for themselves among people who care. Phillips is a Philly native whose last gig was writing for the education blog at the New York Times. Her takedown on St. Pete City Councilman Steve Galvin was particularly newsworthy. Jamison was in the San Francisco Bay Area before working in Pinellas, then becoming the courts reporter in Hillsborough County. Among his memorable stories this year was his account of the tragic plight of Allen Daniel Hicks Sr., who died in jail after suffering a stroke and spending approximately 36 hours without treatment.

Scroll to read more News Feature articles
Join the Creative Loafing Tampa Bay Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state.
Help us keep this coverage going with a one-time donation or an ongoing membership pledge.


Join Creative Loafing Tampa Bay Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Creative Loafing Tampa Bay. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Creative Loafing Tampa Bay, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at [email protected]