About Us

Our mission is to inform and uplift our readers by reporting on the events, issues and stories that shape Ocala with accuracy, fairness and passion. We also strive to serve as a forum where all voices can be heard and to chronicle our community’s history.

OCALA GAZETTE

Brad Rogers

Brad Rogers

Executive Editor
Bill Thompson

Bill Thompson

Deputy Editor
Bruce Ackerman

Bruce Ackerman

Photography Editor
Morgan Willett

Morgan Willett

Sports Editor

MAGNOLIA MEDIA COMPANY

Jennifer Hunt Murty

Jennifer Hunt Murty

Owner & Publisher
Lee Kerr

Lee Kerr

Director of Sales & Promotions
Kylie Swope

Kylie Swope

Marketing Manager
Brooke Pace

Brooke Pace

Graphic Designer
Sabrina Fissell

Sabrina Fissell

Marketing Coordinator
Susan Smiley-Height

Susan Smiley-Height

Production Editor
Evelyn Anderson

Evelyn Anderson

Account Executive
Sarah Belyeu

Sarah Belyeu

Account Executive
Lisa McGinnes

Lisa McGinnes

Special Projects Editor
Cheryl Specht

Cheryl Specht

Client Services Guru