Volusia County Sheriff's Office excludes Headline Surfer from its public website

By Henry Frederick
Headline Surfer
 
DELAND, Fla. -- The Volusia County Sheriff's Office prominently lists 16 media outlets with links to their sites online, including a weekly newspaper that doesn't even exist anymore. Headline Surfer® is the only media outlet excluded from the Sheriff's website, despite its proven track record as a provider of daily news for nearly nine years.
 
Listed are two daily newspapers, five weeklies (one of which stopped publishing two years ago), five Orlando TV stations and four AM radio stations.
 
Here are the listed media outlets:
The Daytona Beach News-Journal, a daily print newspaper, which also provides an online edition, both of which charge for access.
The Orlando Sentinel, one of Florida's largest metro dailies with an online access, both of which are subscriber-based.
The DeLand-Deltona Beacon
 
 
 
 
Henry Frederick Picture

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 narly eveenly 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 Wst Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.