Danielle PrieurHealth Reporter
Danielle Prieur grew up listening to her grandfather’s stories of swimming across the Detroit River from Canada and many other adventures. She’s been into storytelling ever since. She studied writing at the University of Michigan, and then taught high school writing and literature for four years before returning to study journalism at Medill School of Journalism. She trained in public radio at WDET’s Detroit newsroom, and is really excited to be at WMFE covering health and science news with reporter Abe Aboraya.
Recent Stories from Danielle Prieur
120,000 Veterans in Florida Might Lose Their Food Stamps if a Government Shutdown Continues Past Next Month
One of the potential casualties of the partial government shutdown is the food stamp program or SNAP.
Many Federal Prison Workers in Central Florida Won’t be Able to Pay for Mortgages or Childcare if Government Shutdown Continues
The partial government shutdown means more than 1200 federal prison workers in Sumter County are working without pay.
A new bill in the Florida Legislature would require public high schools to offer religion classes as electives.
If New Bill Passes the State Legislature, Smoking Ban on Florida’s Public Beaches Could Take Effect July 1st
A new bill in the Florida legislature aims to ban smoking on public beaches.
Local nonprofits are offering financial assistance and referrals to social services for federal workers struggling to pay their bills in Central Florida.
New Executive Order that Puts in Place Workplace Discrimination Policy for State Workers Doesn’t Include LGBTQ People
Without these protections, people can be hired or fired solely based on their gender identity or sexual orientation.
The federal food stamp program that provides a lifeline to needy people throughout the state will continue running through February.
Florida lawmakers want to repeal a state statute leftover from the Defense of Marriage Act.
Golf carts could be zipping alongside cars in parts of Orange County.
Your Story Could Become Part of the Library of Congress: StoryCorps MobileBooth Opens at Orlando Museum of Art
State Representative Anna Eskamani, along with her sister, Ida recorded the story of their sisterhood on the 15th anniversary of their mother’s death from cancer.