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Journalist Lucy Morgan


Journalist Lucy Morgan holds a video camcorder and an early mobile phone. Picture taken circa 1985.

About Lucy W. Morgan: She was born in 1940 and began her professional career in 1965 as a general reporter for the Ocala Star-Banner. In 1968, she joined the St. Petersburg Times, where in 1986 she was appointed Chief of the paper's Capital Bureau in Tallahassee. A recipient of numerous awards, Morgan's career was highlighted by winning the 1985 Pulitzer Prize (along with fellow reporter Jack Reed) for investigative reporting. In 2005, at the end of the legislative session, the Florida Senate honored her by renaming their press gallery the Lucy Morgan Senate Press Gallery for her 20 years of reporting on the Legislature. On March 14, 2006 she was inducted into the Florida Women's Hall of Fame.

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