William March – call him “Windy” – was born and grew up in North Carolina and went to Davidson College and graduate school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He worked at several N.C. newspapers before moving to The Tampa Tribune in 1984. He worked in various reporting and editing jobs there until 2014, spending his last 20 years at the Tribune as state and national political reporter, and is now a free-lancer and political columnist. He’s married to art teacher and artist Elaine March, with two grown daughters. For fun, he likes scuba diving, roller blading and sampling craft beers.