Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

WGCU News Wins 2019 Regional Murrow Award

The Radio Television Digital News Association has awarded the WGCU News team a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Continuing Coverage for "Two Environmental Disasters Meet in Gulf Waters: Red Tide and Blue Green Algae."

WGCU competes in RTDNA Region 13 (Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands). 

Winners of Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards immediately move on to consideration for a National Murrow Award.

Copyright 2019 WGCU

John Davis has been a full-time Reporter/Producer for WGCU since 2009. He is the local host for NPRââââ
Julie Glenn is the host of Gulf Coast Live. She has been working in southwest Florida as a freelance writer since 2007, most recently as a regular columnist for the Naples Daily News. She began her broadcasting career in 1993 as a reporter/anchor/producer for a local CBS affiliate in Quincy, Illinois. After also working for the NBC affiliate, she decided to move to Parma, Italy where she earned her Master’s degree in communication from the University of Gastronomic Sciences. Her undergraduate degree in Mass Communication is from the University of Missouri at Kansas City.
RachelIacovoneis a reporter and associate producer ofGulf Coast LiveforWGCU News. Rachel came toWGCU as an intern in 2016, during the presidential race. She went on to cover Florida Gulf Coast University students at President Donald Trump's inauguration on Capitol Hill and Southwest Floridians in attendance at the following day's Women's March on Washington.
Andrea Perdomo is a reporter for WGCU News. She started her career in public radio as an intern for the Miami-based NPR station, WLRN. Andrea graduated from Florida International University, where she was a contributing writer for the student-run newspaper, The Panther Press, and also a member of the university's Society of Professional Journalists chapter.
Mike Kiniry is producer of Gulf Coast Live, and co-creator and host of the WGCU podcast Three Song Stories: Biography Through Music. He first joined the WGCU team in the summer of 2003 as an intern while studying Communication at Florida Gulf Coast University.