About the Author

coleefullwebDonn R. Colee Jr. is a seventh-generation Floridian and second-generation Florida broadcaster. He started his career as a teenage disc jockey at Orlando’s top-rated rock ‘n’ roll radio station. After service in the US Navy, he worked in the advertising and public relations field before resuming his broadcasting career at the CBS television station in West Palm Beach, working in marketing, community relations, programming, and management positions. Donn is a member of the Florida Association of Broadcasters, Florida Historical Society, Historical Society of Palm Beach County, St. Augustine Historical Society, and Fort Lauderdale Historical Society. He resides in Palm Beach Gardens.