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April 26-28, 2024

Word of South

Jennifer Portman

Jennifer Portman is managing editor for national news at USA TODAY. A 30-year daily newspaper journalist, she previously worked as an editor and reporter at the Tallahassee Democrat. She be appearing as part of the tribute to the work of the late historian Ed Gray at this year’s Word of South.