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Jon Wilson.

Alumnus contribution chronicling history of local African American communities honored with key to the city

In 2002, journalist Jon Wilson heard about African American residents and businesses being displaced in the historic 22nd South Street corridor of St. Petersburg. What started as a singular piece on the changing character of a community would turn into nearly two decades of chronicling the African American experience.

September 23, 2021Campus News

In “The Florida Scrub Jay: Field Notes of a Vanishing Bird,” USF St. Petersburg campus Veterinarian and Journalism Professor Mark Walters traveled the state to report on the natural history and historic decline of this once prosperous species, while documenting efforts to stave off extinction.

Finding hope for Florida's vanishing bird

In “The Florida Scrub Jay: Field Notes of a Vanishing Bird,” USF St. Petersburg campus Veterinarian and Journalism Professor Mark Walters traveled the state to report on the natural history and historic decline of this once prosperous species, while documenting efforts to stave off extinction.

April 19, 2021Research and Innovation

a group of young girls raising their fists in support as hundreds of people participate in a march by their home

Covering the Protests: Alum Martha Asencio-Rhine Reflects on Being a Photojournalist During an Historic Time

As mass protests gripped the Tampa Bay area, Martha Asencio-Rhine strapped on her camera and entered the fray, determined to capture the historic scenes unfolding throughout the region.

June 15, 2020Campus News

Tara McCarty

Alumni Profile: Tara McCarty, Designer for the Washington Post

For the last eight years, Tara McCarty has been a designer at the Tampa Bay Times, where she currently serves as the print design director.

May 5, 2020Campus News

Ira Glass posing with USF St. Petersburg students

Ira Glass of NPR’s This American Life Gives Master Class on Storytelling at USF St. Petersburg

The creator, producer and host of National Public Radio’s (NPR) iconic weekly program This American Life paid a visit to USF St. Petersburg on Saturday afternoon, conducting a master class in the art of storytelling to a room full of aspiring journalists and podcasters.

January 28, 2020Campus News, Events

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