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Renata Sago is WMFE's general assignment reporter and occasional anchor. Her reporting runs the gamut and has been heard on NPR, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Voice of America, and American Public Media.
The Chicago native began her career in public radio as an intern for Worldview, WBEZ-FM's daily global affairs program.
Renata received her Bachelors in International Relations from Brown University and a Master's in Political Science at Université des Antilles et de la Guyane in Guadeloupe.
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Recent Stories from Renata Sago
Orange County has the highest number of juvenile arrests in Florida. Black boys make up the majority of those arrests for crimes charged as felonies. In the first installment of Young & Arrested, 90.7’s Renata Sago takes us to Orlando’s Pine Hills neighborhood, a mixed-income black neighborhood with the state’s highest volume of arrests. It is where one young man landed in prison before he could graduate high school.
An employee for the Seminole County Clerk of Courts has resigned after writing on Facebook that Orange and Osceola county state attorney Aramis Ayala, Florida’s first black state prosecutor, should quote “be tarred and feathered if not hung from a tree.”
The office of Orange and Osceola’s state attorney Aramis Ayala plans to file a complaint against Seminole County Clerk of courts after an employee there wrote on social media that Ayala should quote “be tarred and feathered if not hung from a tree.”
LATAM Airlines will offer the first direct flights between Orlando and Rio de Janeiro starting in July. It’s to meet a growing demand for travel between both cities. More than 820,000 passengers traveled between Orlando and Brazil last year according to airport officials.
A University of Central Florida clinic that treats veterans and first responders for post-traumatic stress disorder would receive $3 million under the proposed national defense budget that passed the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this week and will now head to the Senate.
Early voting is underway in parts of Orange County. Registered voters in five cities now have a chance to choose new leaders and decide on amendments to their city charters.
The proposed constitutional amendment to restore voting rights to formerly convicted felons across Florida reached a milestone on Monday by making it to the state Supreme Court. But the attorney who defended the proposal before the court says being granted a hearing is half the battle.
It’s been more than sixty years since the United States Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling to desegregate schools. That decision heightened public tension across the country, which played out prominently in Arkansas where, in 1957, nine black teenagers were escorted by federal troops to attend the once white-only high school, Little Rock Central High School. The students came to be known as the Little Rock Nine. One of the surviving members, Minniejean Brown Trickey says today’s political climate looks a lot like the one in which she grew up.
Some members of central Florida’s congressional delegation are stepping off Capitol Hill and into their respective districts this week. The goal? To hear from constituents about issues that could be subject to sweeping overhaul under President Donald Trump’s new administration. The future of the Affordable Care Act has been a large concern for constituents across political affiliation. Immigration reform has sparked debate, as well, across party li
The state has levied a $1,000 fine against the GLBT Community Center of Central Florida after an investigation into claims that staff there had mishandled money raised from the Pulse nightclub shooting.