In 36 years of professional journalism, I have worked with hundreds of people in the daily grind of producing a newspaper, newscast or news website. Of all those I have been privileged to work with and call colleagues, Stephen Ruiz stands out for three attributes that come immediately to mind: prodigious, prolific and precise.

— Rick Brunson, Senior Instructor of Journalism, UCF Nicholson School of Communication and Media

He is curious about the world and a quick study, making him a natural fit for any assignment thrown his way. His attention to detail is second to none.

— Iliana Limón Romero, Sports Editor, Orlando Sentinel Media Group