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TAMPA BAY, Fla. (August 8, 2012)—Front Row Tampa Bay announced today that Justin Sayfie, publisher of , Florida’s top political news site, will host “Sayfie Review at Noon,” a 15-minute live interview segment each day during the four-day broadcast. These segments will feature political and business leaders discussing topics related to Front Row Tampa Bay’s economic development themes, the Republican National Convention and other planned programing. 

“The Republican National Convention gives our state a tremendous opportunity to market ourselves to a national and worldwide audience,” Sayfie said. “Front Row Tampa Bay is an incredible platform to showcase all of the great initiatives happening in Florida, economically, politically and otherwise. I am looking forward to being a part of this broadcast and covering events that will be taking place throughout the convention, as well as interviewing some of Florida’s and the nation’s top business and political leaders.”

Sayfie was named by Politics Magazine as one of Florida’s Top Ten Republicans. was voted as the best political website for the state of Florida in 2009 and 2011 by readers of the Washington Post. Sayfie has made numerous television appearances on local and national TV news programs, including regular appearances commenting on U.S. politics on the FOX News Channel, which can be viewed at An attorney and government relations consultant, Sayfie is a founding shareholder of Sayfie Law Firm and represents clients in a variety of industries. 

“We are ecstatic to have Justin join the Front Row Tampa Bay broadcast team,” said Vincent Dolan, President and CEO of Progress Energy and Chairman of the Tampa Bay Partnership. “He is greatly respected in the political and public policy worlds, and his daily segment will be a great addition to our broadcast, bringing prestige and visibility to the event, as well as to the Tampa Bay area.” 

Prior to co-founding Sayfie Law Firm in August 2001 and launching in 2002, Sayfie worked as a senior policy advisor, spokesman and chief speechwriter for Governor Jeb Bush. In these different roles, Sayfie assisted Governor Bush with development of public policy initiatives and legislative strategy, management of Florida’s 13 executive state agencies and press relations. 

Front Row Tampa Bay is a live streaming Web TV broadcast airing August 27-30 during the Republican National Convention that will showcase life, business and economic opportunities across Tampa Bay. An initiative of the Tampa Bay Partnership, the four-day event will feature business leaders, newsmakers and economic experts who will come together to discuss the Tampa Bay and Florida economies and opportunity in the region. 

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About Tampa Bay Partnership:

The Tampa Bay Partnership is the regional organization that works with its partners to market the region nationally and internationally, to conduct regional research and to coordinate efforts to influence business and government issues that impact economic growth and development. Founded in 1994, the Tampa Bay Partnership provides regional economic development for the metro areas of Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Lakeland, and Bradenton/Sarasota/Venice and the counties of Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, and Sarasota. For more information, visit 

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