The Gainesville Sun

The Gainesville Sun

The Gainesville Sun, founded in 1876, is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper that serves Alachua County, along with North Central Florida. The publication also includes The Guardian, a weekly newspaper, Gainesville Magazine, a magazine that publishes six times per year, and two award-winning websites, Gainesville.com and Gatorsports.com. The Gainesville Sun was also one of the first businesses to choose GRUgreen Energy to support renewable resources to create electricity. Their efforts include the use of soy-based ink and numerous recycling programs.

The Gainesville Sun

At a Glance

  • Supporter and participator in GRUgreen Energy
  • Publisher of 3 print news sources and 2 award winning websites

The Gainesville Sun

2700 SW 13th St.
Gainesville, Florida 32608

(352) 378-1411

http://www.gainesville.com/

Awards

  • 1971 Pulitzer Prize, Editorialist Horance G. Davis, Jr.
  • 1966 Pulitzer Prize, Publisher John R. Harrison
  • 2013 Green Eyeshade Award, Society of Professional Journalists; First Place, Deadline Reporting.
  • 2013 Florida Society of News Editors; Gold Medal for Public Service
  • 2013 Florida Society of News Editors; First Place for Deadline Reporting, News Graphics/Illustrations, Sport News Photography, Photo Story, Online Breaking News, Breaking News Online Slideshow,
  • 2013 Sunshine State Award; First Place, Breaking News Reporting & Breaking News Photography
  • 2013 APSE contest; Category: Daily Sections, 30-75 - Top 10
  • 2013 APSE contest; Category: Sunday Sections, 30-75 - Honorable Mention

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