Liset Huff joined Knight Foundation as the executive assistant to the president in July 2005. Prior to that, she worked at The Miami Herald and Knight Ridder for 35 years. She began her career at The Herald as a classified sales representative.
In 1975, Huff transferred to Knight Ridder corporate and held executive secretary positions in the finance and marketing departments. She returned to The Herald in 1991 as administrative assistant to the general manager and lastly as administrative assistant to the publisher.