850 Contributors for Feb/Mar 2011

Meet some of the writers featured in the Feb/Mar 2011 issue of 850.

850 Contributors: Feb/Mar 2011 issue


JON BURSTEIN is an award-winning reporter with the Sun Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale. He has written about legal issues, gambling and white-collar crime during his 11 years at the newspaper, covering everything from the 2000 presidential recount to the $1.4 billion Ponzi scheme of South Florida attorney Scott Rothstein. He is married with one son.





lee-gordonLEE GORDON is the 5:30, 6, 10, and 11 p.m. news anchor for WCTV in Tallahassee. For the past 13 years, Lee has been a news and sports anchor working everywhere from North Florida to Billings, Mont. — he has also been a sideline reporter for the NFL on FOX. Lee was born and raised in Chicago. And while he loves the Windy City, he’s happy not to be shoveling snow anymore.




linda-kleindienstLINDA KLEINDIENST joined Rowland Publishing in September 2008 to become editor of 850 and Director of Editorial Services. Prior to that she worked for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel for 37 years, including three years as state political writer and 27 years in Tallahassee as the state capital bureau chief. She covered the administrations of five governors and 31 regular sessions of the Florida Legislature. When not writing, she’s busy rescuing horses and adopting unwanted dogs.