People

Editorial Director

Alicia began making radio as a 7-year-old in rural upstate New York using two cassette recorders and appropriated material from Casey

Host

A native of Bristol, in the South West of England, Andy has lived and worked in Germany, Spain, Cyprus and Russia, as well as spending 10 years with the BBC World Service Radio in London.

It was a 3 month assignment for the BBC that...

Topical Currents Contributor

Ariel Gonzalez is an English professor at Miami Dade College. He reviews books for the Miami Herald and interviews authors for Topical Currents.

Anchor/Reporter

Years ago, after racking her brains trying to find a fun, engaging, creative nighttime gig to subsidize her acting habit, Chris decided to ride her commercial voiceover experience into the fast-paced world of radio broadcasting. She started out...

Host, Producer, Announcer

Ed Bell produces and hosts South Florida Arts Beat, bringing over thirty years of experience and networking within the South Florida performing arts community to his exciting and informative show. There are few names in the media more...

Tallahassee reporter

Gina Jordan reports from Tallahassee for WUSF and WLRN about how state policy affects your life.

Reporter

John O’Connor is a reporter for StateImpact Florida, a project of WLRN and WUSF covering education. John writes for the StateImpact Florida blog and produces stories for air on Florida public radio stations.

John is a former political...

Reporter/producer

Julia Duba is a reporter and producer for WLRN-Miami Herald News.

She co-produces WLRN's The Florida Roundup and loves to tell stories about South Florida's history, like the two...

Reporter

Kenny Malone hails from Meadville, PA where the zipper was invented, where Clark Gable’s mother is buried and where, in 2007, a wrecking ball broke free from a construction site, rolled down North Main Street and somehow

Contributor

Linda Gassenheimer hosts Topical Current's Food News & Views segment every Thursday from 1:30 to 2 PM. Join Linda with your questions and suggestions at 800-743...

On-Air Host, Announcer

Lorenzo M. Ponce de León has always grown up listening to NPR. He is currently a prominent voice for WLRN's underwriting and can also be heard weekday evenings hosting on WLRN.

Ponce de León has been working in broadcast media for over...

Morning anchor

Digital editor

Maria edits WLRN.org and oversees all of WLRN's digital implications -- including interactivity-project management and radio-to-web conceptualization.

She likes hyphenating adjectives and working on weekends.

Maria started her...

Morning producer

Marva Hinton is originally from North Carolina. She works as a reporter and fill-in anchor for WLRN. 

Before coming to WLRN, she spent several years working as a radio news reporter and anchor in Orlando. During her stint there she...

Television Producer

Mia Laurenzo is a 30-year veteran of public television in Miami. She began her career learning every aspect of video production. Currently she is a writer, producer and on-air host. Her experiences include producing for a series, special events...

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