Jacob Ogles, a 17-year newspaper journalism professional, has been named Print Editor of Southwest Florida Business Today, as well as Associate Editor for www.swfloridabusinesstoday.com . He graduated from University of South Florida in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and majoring in Mass Communications, with a focus on Magazine Journalism.
He began his career at The Daily Commercial in Leesburg, FL as a Staff Writer, where he served as the chief political writer and chair of the editorial board. He joined the News-Press in 2006 as a staff writer, reporting on breaking news and in-depth features, both in-print and online. From 2008-2011 he served as a staff writer in-print and online for SRQ Media Group and in 2011 he was named Senior Editor. In that position, he continued to write while also overseeing the production of editorial content for the company across all media.
Ogles joined the Southwest Florida Business Today team in October 2016. He will now oversee the production of all print editorial content, while also contributing to the production of web content.
Beginning immediately, please send all print editorial submissions to Ogles at editor@swfloridabusinesstoday.
Be sure to check our editorial calendar to find out what topics are coming up.