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Florida paper promotes business news at airport

May 17, 2014

Posted by Chris Roush

The Tampa Bay Times, the paper formerly known as the St. Petersburg Times, is promoting its business news coverage and its business columnist at Tampa International Airport.

The photo is one taken Friday afternoon by Talking Biz News. It is an advertisement at the tram that takes passengers from their gate to the main terminal.

Robert Trigaux joined the Times as a business writer in 1991. In 2000, he began writing a business column three times a week. He served as business editor from 2005 to 2008, when he resumed his role as business columnist. While at the Times, he has covered a range of beats including banking and finance, technology, telecommunications, energy and economic development.

He has received various awards for business writing, including two Green Eyeshades from the Society of Professional Journalists, a commendation for column writing from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and a first place in business columns from the National Association of Newspaper Columnists.

In the late 1970s, Robert started his business journalism career in New York writing for various business publications covering topics from technology to the furniture industry. At the American Banker, a daily national newspaper, he covered the financial industry in New York and London, then served for eight years as its bureau chief in Washington

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