About JAY SCHLICHTER
Jay joined the Daily News more than nine years ago as a reporter in the Marco Island office and then joined the multimedia desk, where he worked as a web editor on the late shift before becoming an assistant content editor.
Jay worked as a reporter at Florida papers in Fernandina Beach and Palatka for about three years before coming to the Daily News. Jay earned his degree at the University of Florida. GO GATORS!
While at work (the afternoon to evening shift), Jay helps his fellow content editors by posting articles on naplesnews.com, managing the content on the Web site, using Twitter, Facebook and other social networking tools to get breaking news into the public's hand quicker than ever before, helps supervise various teams of reporters, edits and assigns stories and helps reporters polish their craft.
In his spare time, Jay enjoys reading, writing, camping, hiking, kayaking, fishing, computers, games and spending time with his two awesome children and beautiful wife.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, at his desk at (239) 213-6065, or often even quicker on his personal e-mail account, email@example.com (since he has his sweet new iPhone hooked up directly to that account!) Gotta love the iPhone!
Smooth as silk: Peter Thomas honored for his service as WWII soldier, famous narrator
Updated 04/10/2014 at 10:17 a.m.
For his service to the country as a soldier and civilian, the Marine Corps League of Naples and Naples Press Club chose Peter Thomas as the tenth recipient of the Honor the Free Press award.
It's their Honor: Guardians, founders of new Honor Flight chapter discover how much it means to serve
Updated 04/03/2014 at 2:46 p.m.
Organizations created to help a specific set of people can often have a profound and positive impact on an entirely different group, sometimes by mistake. Such is the case of the Honor Flight Network.
We're moving: Collier Citizen shifting its publication day from Friday to Saturday
Published 03/04/2014 at 5:30 p.m.
We're moving. Well, sort of. We aren't physically moving our offices, but we are proud to announce that, effective March 8, the Collier Citizen will permanently shift from Friday to Saturday.
VIDEO: LEGO sculpture exhibit debuts at Naples Botanical Garden
Updated 02/17/2014 at 10:42 a.m.
Sean Kenney can't remember when he wasn't playing with LEGOs. But the New York City resident and artist does know that it's been at least since he was 2 years old, as his family found a photograph of him playing ...
Laughter is the best medicine: Redneck magician moonlighting as Naples anesthesiologist
Published 02/06/2014 at 11:57 a.m.
Dr. Millard Brooks can give you laughing gas to calm your nerves before a surgical procedure. The long-time Naples resident can also make you laugh uncontrollably without a single injection or ever laying a hand on you.
The perfect night: Musician proposes at Ziggy Dick’s BBQ and Music Festival
Published 01/23/2014 at 9:20 a.m.
Surrounded by family and friends, Samantha Atzingen thought Saturday night at the fourth annual Ziggy Dick's BBQ and Music Festival would be the perfect time for her boyfriend to propose to her.
PHOTOS: Bobcat spotted in East Naples neighborhood
Published 01/13/2014 at 12:37 p.m.
A bobcat was spotted Monday morning at the Woodmere Lake Club in East Naples.
In memory of Averie: Community honors teen with pay it forward Christmas tree
Published 01/09/2014 at 1:09 p.m.
It's incredible what can happen when a group of neighbors and friends band together to show their love and support to a North Naples family that just lost their 18-year-old daughter, a young lady who cared about and looked out ...
Dear soldier: Laurel Oak first graders write holiday letters to troops
Published 12/16/2013 at 2:57 p.m.
Soldiers, sailors and airmen serving overseas often feel homesick and lonely, especially during the holidays. Dana Wexley’s first-grade class at Laurel Oak Elementary School in North Naples sought to help a few of those heroes feel a little joy from ...
Bust a move: Flash mob breaks out at North Naples assisted living facility
Published 12/13/2013 at 5:50 p.m.
At 6:15 p.m. a small flash mob comprised of seven of their neighbors and a fitness instructor broke out, choreographed to Paul Simon’s “Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes.”
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