MANNY-GARCIA-NDNNAPLES, FL., March 31 – The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Gulf Coast Chapter will host a luncheon program highlighting the Naples Daily News on Tuesday, April 22 at the Hilton Naples, 5111 U.S. 41 N. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. with social and networking, with the lunch presentation to follow immediately at noon.

The guest speaker will be Manny Garcia, recently appointed Editor of the Naples Daily News. Prior to joining the NDN, Garcia was Executive Editor and General Manager of el Nuevo Herald in Miami. He also spent 18 years at The Miami Herald, where as a reporter and editor, his investigations have changed Florida law, led to the arrests of numerous public officials, ousted a sitting congressman and helped free a man serving life for murders he did not commit. His projects have helped win an IRE award, Goldsmith and Pulitzer prizes. Garcia serves on the board of Investigative Reporters & Editors, American Society of News Editors and Florida Society of News Editors.

The cost is $24 per person for PRSA members, $29 for non-members, $27 for non-profits and $15 for students. Reservations must be made by Friday, April 18, 2014.

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For additional information o contact Chapter President Donna C. Heiser, APR at 687-5402.

Manny Garcia Bio

Manny Garcia is Editor of the Naples Daily News, the leading source of news in Southwest Florida.
Prior to joining the Naples team, he was Executive Editor and General Manager of el Nuevo Herald in Miami, the most influential Spanish-language news operation on the hemisphere. During his watch, el Nuevo Herald was the only Spanish-language newspaper to be a Pulitzer-finalist for its coverage of the earthquake in Haiti with The Miami Herald.
Manny also spent 18 years at The Miami Herald, where as a reporter and editor, his investigations have changed Florida law, led to the arrests of numerous public officials, ousted a sitting congressman and helped free a man serving life for murders he did not commit. His projects have helped win an IRE award, Goldsmith and Pulitzer prizes. He serves on the board of Investigative Reporters & Editors, American Society of News Editors and Florida Society of News Editors.

April Lunch N Learn – Naples Daily News Editor Manny Garcia