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Maria Tsyruleva

Digital News Editor

Maria Tsyruleva is the WUSF/USF Zimmerman School digital news editor for the spring 2020 semester, her second with WUSF.

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 worked as a reporter and an editor for various websites and magazines, covering sports.

She is now working on her master’s degree in Mass Communications at the University of South Florida.

While thousands of mourners crowd the streets of Tehran, the reaction to the death of Gen. Qassem Soleimani outside Iran is more mixed.

More than 25,000 people, including the prime minister of Greece, are expected to attend the annual Epiphany Celebration in Tarpon Springs on Monday.

Virgin Trains USA is looking at building a station at Walt Disney World. The stop would be a part of the proposed high-speed rail route between Tampa and Orlando.