Jessica Barron

Jessica Barron is a WUSF/USF Zimmerman School digital news intern for fall 2018.

She obtained her bachelor’s degree from USF Tampa in Mass Communications and is currently a graduate student at the USF Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications majoring in Media Studies. Her goal is to one day work in Washington D.C. as a broadcast journalist and news director. 

Jessica is a former intern for Explica Media and is currently a reporter for the News in 90 program from USF's Housing and Residential Education.

A 42-foot long traveling exhibit that is crossing the country to encourage digital reading is coming to the Tampa Bay area.

The Digital Bookmobile National Tour will be stopping in Ruskin on Thursday and Largo on Friday to educate the community on using digital books.

Tampa Bay school districts are working to implement new safety measures based on assessment feedback.

Port Tampa Bay welcomed their one millionth passenger last week, setting a new record for the port.

Florida’s general election this November is expected to see an increase in voter turnout and multiple counties are recruiting more election workers to help with the bigger crowds.

March for Our Lives Tampa is hosting a concert Saturday aimed at getting young people to vote in November. Bands And Ballots is part of the national voter-education and registration drive that began in June by student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.