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Angela Cordoba Perez

Digital News Intern

Angela Cordoba Perez is a WUSF/USF Zimmerman School digital news intern for the spring 2020 semester. Currently, she is a sophomore at USF majoring in mass communications and completing a minor in psychology.

Growing up in Colombia, Angela developed an interest in writing stories and news, which is why she moved to Tampa to pursue a career in journalism.

Even if she misses the mountain views, especially in one of the flattest states of the country, she is excited to bring her diverse voice to the Tampa Bay community.

She hopes she can learn as much as she can from her colleagues in the newsroom and bring a unique perspective to WUSF’s stories.

Boats near a key.
Charlie Shoemaker/The Pew Charitable Trusts

State lawmakers are considering a bill (HB 1061SB 1042 ) to protect the largest seagrass bed in the Gulf of Mexico. There are 400,000 acres of underwater plants in the Nature Coast, but the coastline of Pasco, Citrus and Hernando counties has not been preserved.

Hillsborough County Commissioners have agreed to a controversial potential solution for the spread of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and opioid overdoses - a needle exchange initiative.

The cost of rent for apartments in the Tampa Bay Area and other parts of Florida is climbing at a faster rate than many other parts of the country.