Ashley Dye (they/them)

Engagement Editor, Tampa Bay Times; Founder of Coast is Queer, tbt*

Ashley Dye is currently an engagement editor for The Tampa Bay Times. They’re also the Founder of tbt*’s Coast is Queer section where they write about communities that have traditionally been neglected by media outlets. Previously, Ashley has held roles such as lead engagement producer and copy editor for The Tampa Bay Times. Ashley earned their bachelor’s degree at Ball State University where they studied journalism and French.