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Buster Thompson- Click here for more stories


Buster Thompson Buster Thompson has been a reporter with the Citrus County Chronicle since 2012. He covers topics from crimes and courts to environment to city government and education. He is an extremely skilled reporter and writes more stories per month than any other reporter in the state. Buster can be contacted at 352-564-2916 or bthompson@chronicleonline.com.

Fred Hiers - Click here for more stories


Fred Hiers Fred Hiers has been with the Citrus County Chronicle since 2018. He covers health, crime and city government. His in-depth exploration of topics is an asset to the Chronicle and its readers. Fred can be contacted at 352-397-5914 or fred.hiers@chronicleonline.com.

Michael D. Bates- Click here for more stories


Michael Bates Michael D. Bates has been a reporter with the Citrus County Chronicle since 2015. He covers topics from government to tourism to transportation. However, it is Mike's coverage of local business that Chronicle readers most enjoy. Michael can be contacted at 352-563-3205 or mbates@chronicleonline.com.

Mike Wright- Click here for more stories


Mike Wright Mike Wright is the longest tenured reporter with the Citrus County Chronicle, covering county government and politics since 1987. Mike's skills as an investigative reporter have earned him first place awards in investigative writing. Mike also helped the Chronicle win the Frances Devore Award for Public Service in 2002. He can be reached at 352-563-3228 or mwright@chronicleonline.com.

Nancy Kennedy- Click here for more stories


Nancy Kennedy Nancy Kennedy has been with the Citrus County Chronicle since 1999. She has published multiple religon books and specializes in writing columns, postscripts and feature stories. When it comes to telling stories about real people, no one does it better than Nancy. Nancy can be contacted at 352-564-2927 or nkennedy@chronicleonline.com.

Jeff Bryan - Click here for more stories


Jeff Bryan Jeff Bryan is currently the executive editor at the Citrus County Chronicle. He recently returned to the Chronicle in 2019 after serving as the editor of the Riverland News in Dunnellon. Jeff has experience in photography, page design, and was previously the sports editor here. He has won scores of awards in his journalism career from writing to photography to page design. Jeff can be contacted at 352-564-2930 or Jeff.Bryan@chronicleonline.com.

Chris Bernhardt Jr. - Click here for more stories


Chris Bernhardt Jr. Chris Bernhardt Jr. is a sportwriter and copy editor at the Citrus County Chronicle. He came to the Chronicle in 2017 after a long career working for the Hernando Today including a stint as sports editor. Chris's main focus is local sports coverage. Chris can be contacted at 352-563-5660 or chris.bernhardt@chronicleonline.com.

Matt Pfiffner - Click here for more stories


Matt Pfiffner Matt Pfiffner is the sports editor at the Citrus County Chronicle. He came to the Chronicle in 2013. Matt writes sports stories and takes the majority of sports photos. He is also an award-winning page designer. Matt can be contacted at 352-564-2989 or mpfiffner@chronicleonline.com.

Matthew Beck- Click here for more stories


Matt Beck Matt Beck has been taking award-winning photos for the Citrus County Chronicle since 1987. Matt organizes and runs the photography department. While one of the top photo journalists in the state of Florida, his nature photos are often the most discussed by our readers. Matt can be contacted at 352-564-2919 or mbeck@chronicleonline.com.

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