John Romano

A journalist and native Floridian, John Romano accepts responsibility for only one of those shortcomings. Romano had a brief stint at the Palm Beach Post before beginning his career in the sports department at the St. Petersburg (now Tampa Bay) Times more than 30 years ago. He became a sports columnist in 2001 and was named metro columnist in 2011. He has never won a Pulitzer, but recently went to a Bruce Springsteen concert in Atlanta with three Pulitzer winners. Read Columns