Craig is FOX 13's political editor and chief investigator. He has won more than 20 Emmy Awards throughout his career as an executive producer, anchor, and reporter.
He hosts Money, Power & Politics, and produces investigations focused on questionable government policy and spending. His reports have exposed illegal state tax credits, lawmakers violating their own voting rules, and Medicare schemes that bilk millions of tax dollars.
He previously led the investigative/special projects unit at the ABC affiliate in Orlando, managed the station's election coverage, moderated a weekly political discussion program, and produced a variety of primetime specials.
Craig began his career as an anchor/reporter at television stations in Savannah and Birmingham. He also worked as a marketing/public-relations executive -- and is a past winner of the Phillips Platinum PR award for developing a top-rated internal communications program. He obtained his BA in Journalism/Political Science from Spring Hill College in Mobile.
Craig has served on the boards of several Tampa Bay area government and community organizations, including the St. Petersburg Planning Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, City Beautiful Commission, Pinellas Public Access Advisory Board, Tampa Bay Partnership's Transportation and International Councils, Pinellas Juvenile Welfare Board Community Council, and Tampa Bay Red Cross Advisory Board.
Research indicates large protests are not responsible for the current COVID-19 spike in Florida, or in other states experiencing a surge in new cases.
Calling it a “big win,” Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry said Friday he envisions the Republican convention in August as an opportunity to showcase his city and get his people back to work following massive shutdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Florida's governor says the woman who was in charge of the state's COVID-19 dashboard has active criminal cases against her, suggesting her claims of data manipulation were just being amplified by those looking for a "boogeyman."
Friday, the governor said he wanted a reporter to send him the names of those claiming they still can't get an answer on their jobless benefits. Monday, he said reporters should do a better job of investigating those claimants before sending their names to the state.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis bristled at questions Friday regarding the state’s unemployment system.
Independent contractors and gig workers who lost work during the pandemic are supposed to get federal unemployment benefits. But many of you are telling us you applied and were denied.
Florida’s Department of Economic Opportunity shut down its online unemployment system, and does not plan to bring back online until Monday. Meanwhile, the state is sending conflicting signals regarding the governor’s executive order waiving work-search requirements for applicants.
Payments have been made to roughly 4% of the more than 800,000 people who have filed jobless claims since the novel coronavirus started closing businesses across the state.
Florida's surgeon general is painting a vivid picture of life after COVID-19. He says we need to continue social distancing until we have a vaccine, but that could take more than a year.
Gov. Ron DeSantis says the state is taking several steps to fix Florida’s overwhelmed unemployment system, starting with what he called a "huge effort" to beef up the application website.