Nothing More (NADA+) – September 25, 2012
PAUL GUZZO has been a journalist in the Tampa Bay area for 14 years. His most recent book, The Dark Side of Sunshine, is a collection of stories of some of the City of Tampa’s most infamous people and events of the last century. It is currently available at Amazon.com and in stores and museums throughout the area.
Born and raised in Trenton, New Jersey, Paul Guzzo moved to Tampa, Fl. in 1999. He spent 10 years as head writer La Gaceta Newspaper – the nation’s ONLY trilingual newspaper – where he wrote a weekly profile on Tampa Bay’s most prolific personalities, from mayors and governors to CIA agents and military generals to artists and athletes. He continues to work for La Gaceta on a freelance basis, writing a humor column called “The Overnight Family Man,” a humorous look at his adventures as a step father of two.
He is also a regular contributor to Cigar City Magazine, a Tampa-based history magazine specializing on reporting on Tampa’s underworld.
Paul Guzzo is the official biographer for former Tampa Mayor Dick Greco and former Kennedy business manager Dick Corbett, and is assisting with the memoirs of last president of Fidel Castro’s Tampa revolutionary branch – Raul Villamia. All three books are nearing completion.
Along with his brother, he has produced nine independent films) that have shown all over the world – Canada, England, Australia and Africa – and have won dozens of awards along the way.
Paul Guzzo is the founder of a a monthly film festival – The Tampa Film Review – that showcases locally produced independent films. The event has won two Best of the Bay Awards from Tampa’s weekly publication, Creative Loafing, for its impact on the local film community. He was also a founding board member of the Gasparilla Film Festival and currently serves on the Hillsborough County Arts Council and the India International Film Festival Board of Directors.