Post publisher to lead Florida Press Association board
Tim Burke, publisher of The Palm Beach Post and the Palm Beach Daily News, has been selected to chair Florida's newspaper trade association.
The Florida Press Association was founded in 1879 to protect the freedoms and advance the professional standards of the press in Florida. The association includes all of the daily and most of the weekly newspapers in the state in its membership.
Burke worked previously at The Miami Herald, Dallas Times Herald and Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader.
At The Post, he also has served as its executive editor, vice president of digital media, deputy managing editor, assistant managing editor and executive sports editor.
He is a graduate of the University of Missouri's School of Journalism, and serves on the SNPA Board of Directors (representing Florida publishers), is a board member of the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce, the Community Foundation and Pathfinder's Scholarship Awards, and a trustee for the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches.