People

  • Reporter

    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 Florida

    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 and 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...

  • Reporter

    Cathy Carter is the education reporter for WUSF 89.7 and StateImpact Florida.

    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 education to the arts...

  • Cheyenne Herron is a news intern at WUSF for the fall of 2016. She is a junior at the University of South Florida studying mass communications with a concentration on public relations. She is interested in journalism because she loves meeting...

  • Reporter

    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...

  • Health News Florida Editor

    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. 

  • 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/Host

    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

    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....

  • News Director

    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.

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

  • Reporter

    Naomi Prioleau is the WUSF Stephen Noble Intern for the fall of 2016. 

    Naomi is a graduate student at the University of South Florida, where she also received her bachelor's degree from the USF School of Mass Communications.

    She...

  • Reporter

    Quincy J. Walters has been contributing stories to WUSF News since early 2015.

    In the fall of 2015, Quincy was the station's Stephen Noble News intern, and he also has worked as an intern with NPR's Weekend All Things Considered in...

  • Reporter/Host

    Robin Sussingham is a reporter/producer and host at WUSF Public Broadcasting.  A native of Lakeland, she frequently reports on events and issues in Polk County.

    She came to WUSF from public radio stations KUER and KCPW in Utah, has...

  • Assistant News Director

    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...

  • Reporter/Host

    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...