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October 23, 2018

Amy Martinez

Florida Trend Associate Editor •

Amy Martinez
Amy Martinez

Amy Martinez writes about a variety of business topics in Florida, including education, health care and technology. She also writes a monthly news column on Florida's legal sector. An American Studies graduate of Florida State University, Amy began her business journalism career in 1996 at The Miami Herald. She went on to work at the Palm Beach Post, Raleigh News and Observer and Seattle Times. Amy joined Florida Trend in St. Petersburg as an associate editor in 2014.

Articles by Amy Martinez:

El Coqui made its maiden voyage — the first time an American-flagged ship designed to transport vehicles operated on liquefied natural gas.
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Sell JEA?
An advisory firm suggests JEA could get top dollar from a private buyer.
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Droning on
Florida companies, entrepreneurs and schools are all-in as commercial use of drones skyrockets.
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Rewarding Customers: Southeastern Grocers takes a new approach to rewards program
Plus, business news in Northeast Florida, including briefs and "players."
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Job hopes: Columbia County land state grants that target areas of opportunities
Residents of Columbia County are hoping a pair of small economic development grants will unlock big job growth...
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New-Hire Perspectives
Employees talk about what attracted them to the companies where they work and what they now like best.
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Transition: John Delaney leaves UNF's new president a stronger university
After 15 years as president of the University of North Florida, John Delaney, 61, retired from academic life...
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Profile: Jorge Perez and his Related Group
Related Group -- No. 42 on the largest private companies in Florida -- is riding the crest of the downtown development wave with high-end apartment and condo projects in Miami and abroad.
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A Watchful Eye: Lawmakers restrict public spending by university foundations
In February 2016, Mike Morsberger, CEO of the University of Central Florida Foundation, decided to accompany a UCF doctoral student to a global government conference in Dubai...
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Tenure: Longtime Employees at Florida Companies
Longtime employees at several iconic Florida companies reflect on their personal histories — and their companies'.
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