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Manelle Kheireddine

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 with a concentration in editorial journalism.

Stone Crab
Flickr/Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commision

There is one more victim of the red tide outbreak that plagued Florida’s Gulf Coast last year. This season’s stone crab harvest is among the state's lowest, according to seafood industry experts.

Aerial view of construction of the St. Pete Pier.
City of St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg officials have an update on the construction of the new Pier. The work is expected to be done by this December, with the grand opening hopefully scheduled for spring-2020.