Buddy Martin is a Florida-born-and-raised journalist who has won more than 150 awards during his journalism career. His columns appear regularly in OcalaStyle, Charlotte Sun, on GatorCountry.com and his website, buddymartin.org. In 1992, Buddy received an Emmy as an associate producer of The NFL Today show, where he helped tutor Terry Bradshaw in his first studio role. He is a product of the University of Florida Journalism School. He is also the former sports editor of Florida Today, The St. Petersburg Times, New York Daily News and Denver Post. He is also a long-time radio talk show host and commentator in Colorado and in Florida. He lives in Punta Gorda, Florida.