Tampa Bay Times reporter becomes Board of Governors spokeswoman
Tampa Bay Times reporter Brittany Davis has been hired as the new director of communications for the Board of Governors, which oversees the state university system. She starts her new job Dec. 11th just as there's a change of leadership in the university system, with Marshall Criser III becoming chancellor Jan. 6.
Davis was a municipal government reporter in the Clearwater bureau the past year, covering Tarpon Springs and Safety Harbor. She was previously a reporter in the Tallahassee Tampa Bay Times/Miami Herald capital bureau.
Davis was also a reporter for Health News Florida and WLRN, South Florida's NPR affiliate. She has her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Florida.
She replaces Kim Wilmath, who has taken a job as associate director, higher education policy analysis at the University of South Florida. Wilmath was previously a Tampa Bay Times reporter.
Labor lawyer joins Tallahassee firm of Adams and Reese
Florida labor and employment attorney Scott Callen has joined Adams and Reese as a partner in the firm’s Tallahassee and Tampa offices.
Callen, with 15 years experience as a labor and employment attorney, was most recently an equity partner at Foley & Lardner LLP. He also has experience in civil litigation, corporate counseling, administrative and commercial litigation.