Andy Lalino serves WUSF Public Media as a journalist, video producer/editor, and graphic designer/animator. He’s authored pop-culture journalism articles, contributed weekly columns for Tampa Bay nostalgia websites, and published features for...
Bobbie O’Brien has been a Reporter/Producer at WUSF since 1991. She reports on general news topics in Florida and the Tampa Bay region.
Bobbie also produces the blog, Off the Base, and covers military affairs, veterans’ issues and...
Special Correspondent, Health News Floridajulioochoa@wusf.org
Carol Gentry, founder and special correspondent of Health News Florida, has four decades of experience covering health finance and policy, with an emphasis on consumer education and protection.
After serving two years as a Peace Corps...
Host, Morning Edition and Florida Mattersccooper@wusf.org
Carson Cooper has become a favorite of WUSF listeners as the host of "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 since he took the job in 2000. Carson has worked in Tampa Bay radio for three decades.
He has been the host of WUSF's Florida Matters...
Cathy Carter is the education reporter for WUSF 89.7 and other Florida public radio stations.
Before joining WUSF, Cathy was the local host of NPR’s Morning Edition for Delaware Public Media and reported on a variety of topics from...
Digital News Editorhokrein@wusf.org
Dale Hokrein is the Digital News Editor for WUSF Public Media and Health News Florida.
He has more than 25 years of experience in journalism, primarily as a business reporter and editor. He’s been the assistant business editor and...
Daylina Miller, multimedia reporter for Health News Florida, joined WUSF Public Media in early 2015 to help expand health coverage statewide.
She began her journalism career as a teen columnist on the Tampa Tribune's first board of...
Digital News Intern
Dericka James is a WUSF/USF Zimmerman School digital news intern for summer 2018.
Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Dericka moved to Tampa to attend the University of South Florida. She is now in her senior year, pursuing a Bachelor of...
Dinorah Prevost is a WUSF Public Media news intern for summer 2018.
Dinorah is currently a junior majoring in mass communications at USF St. Petersburg. She is also minoring in Spanish and Latino Studies. Dinorah is a former freelance...
Jessica Meszaros is a reporter and host of Morning Edition at WUSF Public Media.
She’s been a voice on public radio stations across Florida since 2012 - in Miami, Fort Myers, and now Tampa.
Jessica’s writing, reporting, and...
Health News Florida Editorjulioochoa@wusf.org
Julio Ochoa is editor of Health News Florida.
He comes to WUSF from The Tampa Tribune, where he began as a website producer for TBO.com and served in several editing roles, eventually becoming the newspaper’s deputy metro editor.
Marc Haze is a host and newscaster at WUSF Public Media. He comes to WUSF Public Media after more than 20 years on local commercial radio. He was news and sports director at WRBQ-FM (Q-105) as well as being part of the morning show team. Long...
Assistant News Director
Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017.
In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as Intern...
Mary Shedden is news director at WUSF.
Since arriving at WUSF in 2013, she has worked as a reporter and as editor of the Health News Florida journalism collaborative.
At WUSF and Health News Florida, Mary has been part of winning...
Digital News Intern
Molly Urnek is a WUSF/USF Zimmerman School digital news intern for summer 2018.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, and later raised in Orange Park, Florida, Molly moved to Tampa to attend the University of South Florida. She is now in her...
Digital News Intern
Nada Blassy is a WUSF/USF Zimmerman School digital news intern for summer 2018.
Having grown up in the Tampa area, Nada is passionate about telling community stories. She is now in her senior year, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Mass...
Roberto Roldan is a reporter with WUSF News, after serving as an intern in spring 2016.
At that time, he was a senior at the University of South Florida pursuing a degree in mass communications and a minor in international studies.
Sam Newlon is a WUSF Public Media Stephen Noble intern for summer 2018.
Born and raised in San Antonio, Fla., Sam attended the University of Alabama before transferring to the University of South Florida to pursue a career in journalism....
Stephanie Colombini joined WUSF Public Media in December 2016 as Producer of Florida Matters, WUSF’s public affairs show. She’s also a reporter for WUSF’s Health News Florida project.
Stephanie was born and raised just outside New...
Assistant News Directorsnewborn@wusf.org
Steve Newborn is WUSF's assistant news director as well as a reporter and producer at WUSF covering environmental issues, politics and transportation in the Tampa Bay area.
He’s been with WUSF since 2001, and has covered events such as...
Susan Giles Wantuck is our midday news host, and a producer and reporter for WUSF Public Media who focuses her storytelling on arts and culture.
She also serves as a music host on Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9.
She is a lifelong...
Tyler Kline is an evening host on WUSF 89.7 and a Classical Music host on WSMR 89.1 and 103.9. In addition to his work in radio, he is also a composer whose music has been performed across the...