Delaney Brown

Delaney Brown is a radio news intern for the fall of 2019.

Originally from West Palm Beach, Delaney moved to St. Petersburg to study journalism and history at the USF St. Petersburg campus. During her time at the university, Delaney has worked as a staff reporter and general editor for The Crow’s Nest while competing with the nationally ranked sailing team.

Delaney credits her passion for journalism to all the early mornings spent listening to Morning Edition with her dad, and is now excited to spend the semester learning to find her radio voice at WUSF.

A recent joint study conducted by researchers at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg and Eckerd College found over four billion plankton-sized particles of plastic floating in the waters of Tampa Bay.

“This Veteran has no immediate family all are welcome to attend.”

That line in the obituary of 80-year-old Naples resident Edward Pearson has prompted an outpouring of support and gestures of solidarity from local veterans groups and community members who want to ensure that the elderly veteran receives a proper burial.

Researchers at the University of South Florida found that one month after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, diabetic seniors living in areas that were impacted by the storms were 40 percent more likely to die than elderly diabetics in unaffected areas.

As more and more Floridians turn away from homeownership in favor of renting, the state is facing a serious shortage of apartments.