People

  • Reporter/Producer

    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...

  • Health News Florida Special Correspondent

    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...

  • Host Morning Edition/Florida Matters

    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...

  • Broadcast Producer

    Craig is the story producer for Florida Stories, WUSF's oral history project. He's also a broadcast producer for WUSF's Morning Edition with Carson Cooper.

    He began work at WUSF in May of 2008 after moving from St. Cloud, MN. He is a...

  • Health News Florida Reporter/Producer

    Daylina Miller, multimedia reporter for Health News Florida, was hired to help further expand health coverage statewide.

    She began her journalism career as a teen columnist on the Tampa Tribune's first board of community columnists in...

  • Reporter

    Gina Jordan reports from Tallahassee for WUSF and WLRN about how state policy affects your life.

  • Reporter, StateImpact Florida

    John O’Connor is a reporter for StateImpact Florida, a project of WUSF, WLRN and NPR covering education. John writes for the StateImpact Florida blog and produces stories for air on Florida public radio stations.

    John is a former...

  • Host, All Things Considered

    Lisa has more than 25 years experience in radio – including host of All Things Considered and Morning Edition, as well as a reporter at New Hampshire Public Radio for 10 years ; and as host of Morning Edition and reporter for Vermont Public...

  • Producer/Reporter

    Lottie Watts is our Florida Matters producer, and she also covers health and health policy for Health News Florida...

  • Reporter, StateImpact Florida

    M.S. Butler joined WUSF in October, 2014 after becoming the first recipient of the Stephen Noble Intern Scholarship. A Tampa Bay area resident since 1999, he became a full-time student at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg in Fall,...

  • Host/producer

    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 ...

  • Reporter/Producer, University Beat

    Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007.

    He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992....

  • Health News Florida Editor

    Mary Shedden is editor of Health News Florida. Her assignment since arriving at WUSF in 2013: distill policy and science so it makes sense on a personal level.

    In the past 20 years, she's told the stories of retired pro athletes in...

  • Interim News Director

    Steve Newborn is WUSF's interim 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...

  • Host Midday/Classical Host

    Susan Giles Wantuck is a news host, 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 resident with family...

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