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Talia Blake

Talia Blake

Morning Edition Host & Reporter

After a brief stint as Morning Edition Producer at The Public’s Radio in in Rhode Island, Talia Blake returned to WMFE, the station that grew her love for public radio. She graduated with a double-major in Broadcast Journalism and Psychology from the University of Central Florida (Go Knights!). While at UCF, she was an intern for WMFE’s public affairs show, Intersection. In her spare time, Talia is an avid foodie and enjoys working out.

Recent Stories from Talia Blake

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (second from left) talks with community leaders William Lewis (from left), Norris Woolfork, and Willie James Bruton (for whom Bruton Boulevard is named), during a break in workshops held at Shiloh Baptist Church in Orlando on March 6, 1964. King spoke at Tinker Field later than night. (photo via Orange County Regional History Center)

A look back at MLK’s visit to Tinkerfield

Martin Luther King Jr’s visit to Tinkerfield in 1964 didn’t get a lot of attention. Whitney Broadway is the Collections Manager at the Orange County Regional History Center. Through her findings, she put together the collection “Searching For Dr. King” in 2015. WMFE’s Talia Blake caught up with her recently to talk about MLK’s visit and the state of the Civil Rights Movement in Orlando around the time.

As COVID testing ramps up, officials warn of potential scams

As COVID-19 testing ramps up, Osceola County is warning residents to beware of testing scams. Florida Department of Health officials in Osceola are urging all residents to only rely on trusted sources of information for COVID-19 testing and to check to make sure a testing location is legitimate.