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Jessica Barron

Digital News Intern

Jessica Barron is a WUSF/USF Zimmerman School digital news intern for fall 2018.

She obtained her bachelor’s degree from USF Tampa in Mass Communications and is currently a graduate student at the USF Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications majoring in Media Studies. Her goal is to one day work in Washington D.C. as a broadcast journalist and news director. 

Jessica is a former intern for Explica Media and is currently a reporter for the News in 90 program from USF's Housing and Residential Education.

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Florida’s general election this November is expected to see an increase in voter turnout and multiple counties are recruiting more election workers to help with the bigger crowds.

PolitiFact Florida

March for Our Lives Tampa is hosting a concert Saturday aimed at getting young people to vote in November. Bands And Ballots is part of the national voter-education and registration drive that began in June by student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.