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Jackson Cardarelli

News Intern

Jackson Cardarelli is a WUSF Public Media radio news intern for fall 2017.

He is a senior at the University of South Florida in Tampa, studying Mass Communications with a concentration in broadcasting and telecommunications. Jackson works at USF’s student-run radio station - Bulls Radio - as an Assistant Director of Programming. He also works as a Resident Assistant on campus, serving the Honors College living learning community.

Jackson has played in several bands and takes an interest in arts and culture. He enjoys producing flyers and artistic designs in Photoshop. He also once won a superlative for “Best Eyebrows.”

Team Red, White and Blue

The Old Glory Veterans Relay is a cross-country walk that began in Seattle in September. Two months later, it finishes up in Brandon on Saturday.

Julio Ochoa / Health News Florida

Pinellas-Pasco State Attorney Bernie McCabe announced Friday he won't press charges against the city of St. Petersburg.

The decision came after the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's investigation into the city's sewage discharges of 2015 and 2016.

The Career Cafe Pinellas / Anne Bauer

A professional development event for young women will be held at the USF St. Petersburg Student Center Ballroom this Saturday.

Mark Schreiner / WUSF Public Media

Sharon Scott and Sheila Williams of Tampa had been searching for their sister, Brenda Williams, ever since she disappeared in 1978.

Last year, the two had their DNA tested to see if it matched a cold case victim they saw at a University of South Florida symposium. It didn't.

USF Vinik Sport and Entertainment Management Program

On Monday, October 9th, a free lecture event brings some major names from the sports industry to the USF Sun Dome.

Jack Parrish / NOAA

An important storm tracking jet, known as a hurricane hunter, is out of commission in the midst of a busy hurricane season.

Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons

Comics fans and celebrities will come together this weekend at MegaCon Tampa Bay. Attendees will even get the chance to meet Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee.

Smithsonian Magazine

More than 80 museums across Florida will participate in Smithsonian Magazine's national Museum Day Live! event Saturday.

Around 20 Bay area museums are waiving admission fees to guests with a free ticket.

Residents in cities and counties across Tampa Bay heeded the call to place storm debris on the curbs of their homes. But now, some are worrying the debris still hasn't been collected.

North Tampa Branch Library, HCPLC.org

Hillsborough County Libraries are providing assistance to residents affected by Hurricane Irma. 

Jackson Cardarelli / WUSF Public Media

Days after Hurricane Irma hit Florida, 24 public shelters still remain open across six counties in the Tampa Bay area.

Fifteen of the open facilities are special-needs assistance shelters.

Robert Neff via Wikimedia Commons

While Florida prepares for Hurricane Irma, Tampa Bay hotels are experiencing a cycle of room reservations.

As east coast residents are coming to Tampa, some tourists are leaving the area ahead of the storm.