Tag: Arek Sarkissian

Ana CeballosNovember 10, 2017

Arek Sarkissian, the chief of the one-man Tallahassee bureau for the Naples Daily News, announced Friday he will be joining POLITICO Florida early next month to cover medical marijuana and gambling. “The Team of POLITICO Florida is fearless in reporting Florida’s government,” Sarkissian told Florida Politics. “They exemplify the dogged reporting this state’s journalism is […]

Peter SchorschJuly 25, 2017

If you haven’t already seen the “must-read” article from the Naples Daily News linked to in Monday’s Sunburn — check it out now. Here’s why: Arek Sarkissian stumbled onto a big scandal, but not the scandal he wrote about. Sarkissian’s reporting focuses on Miami-based lobbyist Fausto Gomez for his involvement in Education Management Services (EMS), […]

Peter SchorschMarch 15, 2017

In what can be described as a step in the right direction, the folks at Gannett unveiled its new and improved “Capital Team” logo. And this time, they get the geography right. To recap, the USA TODAY network is assembling “seven journalists, one mission,” with a group of veteran reporters taken from the Tallahassee Democrat, […]

Phil AmmannNovember 23, 2015

Florida’s Republican-led Legislature once again have the state’s pension program in its sights, with a renewed effort to close enrollment to new members and move them to a defined-contribution system, much like a 401(k). As reported by Arek Sarkissian of the Naples Daily News and published Legislative IQ powered by Lobby Tools, the  unwritten proposal […]

Peter SchorschAugust 9, 2015

Gainesville Sun public safety reporter Arek Sarkissian has been tapped to become Tallahassee bureau chief for the Naples Daily News. Prior to joining the Sun in August 2014, Sarkissian was a legislative reporter for LobbyTools, where he focused health care and education issues. Before that, he served as a multimedia journalist for the Tallahassee Democrat. […]


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