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  • Digital News Intern

    Adam Bakst is a WUSF/USF Zimmerman School digital news intern for fall 2019, his second semester with WUSF.

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

  • News Intern

    Alysia Cruz is the WUSF Stephen Noble news intern for the fall 2019 semester. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at the University of South Florida in Communication and is now enrolled at USF St. Petersburg, pursuing her Master’s in Digital...

  • 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/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

  • 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...

  • Producer, Florida Matters

    Christy Oshana is the Producer for Florida Matters, WUSF Public Media’s public affairs show.

    Her career has spanned over 28 years, covering local news, sports and politics in places from Detroit and Chicago, to Philadelphia, New York and...

  • 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...

  • News Intern

    Delaney Brown is a radio news intern for the fall of 2019.

    Originally from West Palm Beach, Delaney moved to St. Petersburg to study journalism and history at the USF St. Petersburg campus. During her time at the university, Delaney has...

  • 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 fall 2019, her second semester with WUSF.

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

  • 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, All Things Considered

    Lisa Peakes is the local host of NPR's All Things Considered on WUSF 89.7. Lisa's radio career spans over 35 years and includes work in commercial pop, alternative and rock formats throughout northern New England, where she created and...

  • Digital News Intern

    Manelle Kheireddine is a WUSF/USF Zimmerman School digital news intern for fall 2019.

    Manelle was born in Dearborn, MI and is currently living in Oldsmar, FL. She is a junior at USF working towards her bachelor’s in mass communications...

  • 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...

  • Digital News Editor

    Maria Tsyruleva is the WUSF/USF Zimmerman School digital news editor for fall 2019.

    Before moving to the U.S., Maria got her bachelor’s degree in Journalism at the National Research University – Higher School of Economics in Russia and...

  • 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...

  • Senior Editor

    Robin is Senior Editor at WUSF, spearheading the station's podcasting initiatives and helping to guide the vision for special reporting projects and creative storytelling. She hosts the weekly current affairs program, Florida Matters,...

  • 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 and politics in the Tampa Bay area.

    He’s been with WUSF since 2001, and has covered events such as President George...

  • 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,...

  • Visual News Intern

    Thomas Iacobucci is the WUSF visual news intern for the fall 2019 semester. He is currently a senior at University of South Florida St. Petersburg, where he is completing his bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Digital Communication.

    As...

  • 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...

  • Academic Fellow

    Wayne Garcia is working with the WUSF newsroom and its digital media interns for the fall 2019 semester. 

    He is a journalism instructor at the USF Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications. His background is in political...