Report for America

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

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

Moni Basu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer for Narrative Nonfiction, will receive a 2021 UFCJC College Faculty Professional Summer Award.  The award includes a $7,000 stipend and offers the opportunity for professional renewal and a chance to re-connect with standards of…

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Posted: April 28, 2021

WUFT News, a leading news organization in Gainesville, Florida, is the recipient of a Report for America (RFA) reporter position to cover racial inequity in East Gainesville. WUFT News is located in the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications’ Innovation News Center and provides news to several broadcast…

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Posted: December 8, 2020