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Dan Sullivan

Verified
Tampa, FL
Crime Reporter — Tampa Bay Times
Covers:  cops, crime, public safety, courts, mental illness, death penalty, prisons, breaking news, juvenile justice

Courts reporter for the Tampa Bay Times. Man about town. Utah native. @UofTampa graduate. Fixer of breaking news.

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Biography

Dan Sullivan covers crime and public safety in Hillsborough County, Florida, for the Tampa Bay Times. Prior to joining the Times in 2010, he worked as a reporter for The Villages Daily Sun (The Villages, Fla.) and The Daily News-Transcript (Norwood, Mass.). He is a 2006 graduate of the University...

What was your first job as a journalist?

My first paying job was for a paper called The Villages Daily Sun in central Florida. My first gig was with my college newspaper.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

I honestly can't think of one. My favorite journalists are all real people.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Most of my work involves a notebook, a pen, a car, and a good pair of shoes. I write stories in a program called DTI.

Awards

Livingston Award

2015 - Local Reporting, finalist