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  • Digital News Intern

    Adam Bakst is a WUSF/USF Zimmerman School digital news intern for summer 2019.

    Born and raised in Tampa, Adam is a junior at USF working towards a BA in Mass Communications with a concentration in broadcast news. With an interest in...

  • Video Producer/Editor

    Andy Lalino serves WUSF Public Media as a journalist, video producer/editor, and graphic designer/animator. He’s authored pop-culture journalism articles, contributed weekly columns for Tampa Bay nostalgia websites, and published features for...

  • Reporter

    Ashley Lisenby is a general assignment reporter at WUSF Public Media. She covered racial and economic disparity at St. Louis Public Radio before moving to Tampa in 2019.

    She's a former newspaper reporter, having covered municipal...

  • 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...

  • Reporter/Host

    Bradley George comes to WUSF from Atlanta, where he was a reporter, host, and editor at Georgia Public Broadcasting. While in Atlanta, he reported for NPR, Marketplace, Here & Now, and The Takeaway. His work has been recognized by ...

  • Digital News Editor

    Carl Lisciandrello is digital news editor of WUSF Public Media.

    Carl has worked in the Tampa Bay media for nearly 40 years, starting as a clerk and part-time reporter in the Clearwater Sun sports department. He spent nearly 30 years in...

  • 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 protection.

    After serving two years as a Peace Corps...

  • News Intern

    Carrie Pinkard is the Stephen Noble news intern for the summer 2019 semester. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Florida State University in English, before heading to USF St Pete to pursue a master’s in journalism.

    During her first...

  • Reporter

    Cathy Carter is a reporter and host for WUSF 89.7 and other Florida public radio stations.

    A graduate of Boston’s Emerson College, Cathy has covered everything from the affordable housing crisis to the ever growing cultural landscape of...

  • Podcast Producer

    Dalia Colón is excited to return to WUSF as producer of the Zest podcast. From 2010 to 2014, Dalia covered health and features for WUSF. Before that, she was a staff reporter for the Tampa Bay Times and Cleveland Magazine.

    Dalia's work...

  • Multimedia Journalist

    Daylina Miller is a multimedia journalist covering health and general news for WUSF and Health News Florida, a statewide reporting collaborative with other public radio stations.

    She reports and produces features and daily news spots for...

  • Digital Producer

    Devin Rodriguez returns to WUSF as a digital producer for WUSF News and Health News Florida.

    After a long-term love affair with podcasts and audio journalism, Devin became the Stephen Noble News Intern at WUSF in summer 2016. After his...

  • Digital News Intern

    Erin O’Brien is a WUSF/USF Zimmerman School digital news intern for summer 2019.

    Born and raised in Clearwater, Erin moved to Tampa to attend the University of South Florida. She is a senior at USF pursuing a degree in journalism with a...

  • Digital News Intern

    Jeffrey Smith is a WUSF/USF Zimmerman School digital news intern for summer 2019.

    Jeff moved from a small Georgia town after high school to attend college in Florida. He is a junior currently working on his bachelor’s degree in mass...

  • Reporter/Host

    Jessica Meszaros is a reporter and host of Morning Edition at WUSF Public Media.

    She’s been a voice on public radio stations across Florida since 2012 - in Miami, Fort Myers, and now Tampa.

    Jessica’s writing, reporting, and...

  • 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. 

  • Reporter/Host

    Kerry Sheridan is a reporter and co-host of All Things Considered at WUSF Public Media.

    Prior to joining WUSF, she covered international news, health, science, space and environmental issues for Agence France-Presse from 2005 to 2019,...

  • 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...

  • Assistant News Director

    Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017. 

    In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as intern...

  • News Director

    Mary Shedden is news director at WUSF Public Media, where she oversees a team of reporters covering 13 counties on Florida’s west coast.

    A journalist for more than two decades, Mary arrived at WUSF in 2013, where she worked first as a...

  • Reporter

    Stephanie Colombini joined WUSF Public Media in December 2016 as Producer of Florida Matters, WUSF’s public affairs show. She’s also a reporter for WUSF’s Health News Florida project.

    Stephanie was born and raised just outside New...

  • 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, culture and history.

    She also serves as a music host on Florida's Classical Music Station, WSMR 89.1,...

  • Digital News Intern

    Ti’Anna Davis is a WUSF/USF Zimmerman School digital news intern for summer 2019.

    Ti'Anna was born in Rochester, NY, and now lives in Tarpon Springs. She's currently a senior at USF working towards a bachelor’s degree in mass...

  • Host

    Tyler Kline is an evening host on WUSF 89.7 and a Classical Music host on WSMR 89.1 and 103.9.  In addition to his work in radio, he is also a composer whose music has been performed across the...