Katie Hyson

Katie Hyson, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications WUFT News Report for America journalist, won the prestigious GroundTruth Award and first place in Feature Writing at the Report for America 2021-2022 Local News Awards for her story “How a Black Marching Band Style Was Erased From Gainesville’s Fields,…

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Posted: June 13, 2022

Public media stations WUFT-FM and WUFT-TV, operated by the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, are the winners of four Region 13 2022 Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. WUFT-FM and WUFT-TV each received two Small Market Category regional awards. Radio awards include:…

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Posted: May 26, 2022

Katie Hyson, M.A.M.C. 2020, joined the College’s Innovation News Center in June 2021 as a Report for America journalist for WUFT. Report for America is a national, non-profit service program that places journalists into local newsrooms to report on under-covered issues and communities. We interviewed Katie on Dec. 6, 2021…

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Posted: December 17, 2021

Katie Hyson, M.A.M.C. 2020, joined the College’s Innovation News Center in June 2021 as a Report for America journalist for WUFT. Report for America is...

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Posted: December 17, 2021

Report for America (RFA) today announced that CJC alumna Katie Hyson will join public media news organization WUFT in Gainesville, Florida, as a 2021-22 Report for America journalist. Hyson will join WUFT starting June 1. RFA, a national service program that places journalists into local newsrooms to report on under-covered issues…

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Posted: April 27, 2021