EXTENSIVE ENTERPRISES MEDIA

A New Media Publishing House

Extensive Enterprises Media is the new media publishing house behind several of Florida’s premier political news websites, podcasts, newsletters, and periodicals.  EEM publishes FloridaPolitics.com as well as a suite of emails, including Sunburn — The morning read about what’s hot in Florida politics.

President and Editor-in-Chief Peter Schorsch, one of the Sunshine State’s leading political commentators and consultants, is the driving force behind EEM and its flagship FloridaPolitics.com as well as a suite of agenda-setting emails, including Sunburn – The morning read about what’s hot in Florida politics. For several years, The Washington Post ranked Peter’s original website as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to digital products, EEM also produces INFLUENCE magazine, an insider’s look at Florida politics and culture.


WHAT OTHERS SAY

Profiles about Extensive Enterprises Media

Columbia Journalism Review


“Florida micro-media mogul breaks news, but is it journalism?”

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Creative Loafing


“Best political blogger & general all-around sh*t stirrer-upper: Peter Schorsch”

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Crowley Report


“While Florida newspapers are struggling to woo back advertising, newspaper owners and editors remain oblivious to the obvious. Some of them might want to have a chat with Peter Schorsch.”

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Florida Press Club


2017 – Best Independent Blog for SaintPetersBlog and Best News Website (in its class) for Florida Politics.

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Society of Professional Journalists


2017 – INFLUENCE – Second-place for best magazine single issue

Tampa Bay Business Journal


“25 People to Watch in 2015: Peter Schorsch”

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Washington Post


“Best State-based Blog 2011, 2012, 2013”

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STAFF

We're a bunch of creative people

Legacy media traditions, new media ambition

Peter Schorsch

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises Media and the publisher and executive editor of FloridaPolitics.com, INFLUENCE Magazine, and a suite of podcasts and email newsletters, including “Sunburn,” the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. For several years, The Washington Post ranked Peter’s original website as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing work, Peter is a political consultant to numerous elected officials, as well as some of the state’s largest companies, governmental affairs, and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.

Phil Ammann

Phil Ammann is a Tampa Bay-area journalist, editor, and writer. With more than three decades of writing, editing, reporting, and management experience, Phil produced content for both print and online, in addition to founding several specialty websites, including HRNewsDaily.com. His broad range includes covering news, local government, entertainment reviews, marketing, and an advice column. Phil has served as editor and production manager for Extensive Enterprises Media since 2013 and lives in Tampa with his wife, visual artist Margaret Juul. He can be reached at phil.ammann@gmail.com.

Rosanne Dunkelberger

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has been a correspondent for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014. In 2018, he was a finalist for an Association of Alternative Newsweeklies “best political column.” He can be reached at AG@FloridaPolitics.com.

Scott Powers

Scott Powers is an Orlando-based political journalist with 30+ years’ experience, mostly at newspapers such as the Orlando Sentinel and the Columbus Dispatch. He covers local, state, and federal politics and space news across much of Central Florida. His career earned numerous journalism awards for stories ranging from the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster to presidential elections to misplaced nuclear waste. He and his wife Connie have three grown children. Besides them, he’s into mystery and suspense books and movies, rock, blues, basketball, baseball, writing unpublished novels, and being amused. Email him at scott@floridapolitics.com.


  • How knowledgeable is Peter Schorsch about Florida politics? He is mensa level.

    Travis Blanton - lobbyist, Johnson & Blanton

  • A maverick.

    Howard Troxler - St. Petersburg Times

  • Peter Schorsch is an inexhaustible political animal.

    Nancy Smith - Sunshine State News

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