Josh Salman 2015
Josh Salman is an award-winning business writer for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, where he focuses on real estate stories and investigations. He brings a strong record of enterprise storytelling, versatility and data-driven reporting to the newsroom. He grew up in Sarasota, a coastal Florida city known for its beaches and vibrant art community. After graduating from Riverview High School, Salman moved to Jacksonville to attend the University of North Florida, becoming a top editor of the award-winning independent student newspaper. The university honored Salman as “Outstanding Graduating Journalism Student” during the spring of 2009. While in Jacksonville, he spent two years as an intern for the Florida Times-Union, covering everything from community sports to complex business stories. Returning to Southwest Florida in 2009 to work as a government reporter for the Charlotte Sun, a smaller daily newspaper in Port Charlotte. He also spent about a year at the Bradenton Herald as a business writer before joining the Herald-Tribune in November 2012. When not working, Salman spends time with family, watching sports and enjoying the Florida weather.