Headline Surfer journalism awards

Florida Press Club, Henry Frederick, 1st place, Blog Writing, 2012
Florida Press Club, Henry Frederick, 3rd place, Gen. News Writing, 2012
Florida Press Club, Henry Frederick, 3rd place,  Pub. Safety Rep., 2012
Florida Press Club, Henry Frederick, 3rd place,  Best Online Pres. (incl. social media), 2012
Florida Press Club, Peter Mallory, 3rd place, Blog Writing, 2011
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Short Bio

Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.