April 25, 2018 – (Key West, FL). Florida broadcasting featured in Donn R. Colee Key West Art & Historical Society Distinguished Speaker Series Presentation

On Thursday, May 3, Key West Art & Historical Society’s Distinguished Speaker Series welcomes guest Donn R. Colee Jr., to Old City Hall, 510 Greene Street, where he will present “Towers in the Sand: The History of Florida Broadcasting.” The 6:00pm discussion centers around stories and anecdotes from his book by the same name, spotlighting some of broadcasting’s proudest moments: hard-hitting journalism and editorials, lifesaving moments through decades of hurricanes, and lighthearted moments with favorite personalities and promotions. Following Colee’s presentation, copies of “Towers in the Sand: The History of Florida Broadcasting,” will be available for purchase and signing by the author.

Distinguished Speaker Series presentation tickets are $5 for KWAHS members, $10 for non-members, and are available at kwahs.org/education/distinguished_speaker_series. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended.  Sponsored by the Helmerich Trust and the State of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs. For more information, contact Adele Williams, Director of Education, at 305.295.6616, x115. Your Museums.  Your Community.  It takes an Island.