Talia BlakeMorning Edition Host & Reporter
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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
Jenn White is the new host of NPR’s 1A. White takes over from Joshua Johnson who made the jump from radio to TV at the end of last year. Since then the show’s been guest hosted by Todd Zwillich and 1A national reporter Sasha-Ann Simons. 90.7’s Talia Blake caught up with White ahead of her premiere as the new host this week to talk about the future of the show and her roots.
June 19th, or Juneteenth, is the celebration of the end of slavery in the United States. It marks the day the last slaves were freed in Texas, June 19th, 1865.
A list of the top ten beaches has just come out, and a Florida beach is in the top spot. That’s according to Stephen Leatherman, also known as “Dr. Beach.”
As Florida Weighs Reopening, Public Invited To Chime In; Florida Surpasses 1,000 Coronavirus Deaths, 30,000 Cases; Unemployment Website Down Through Weekend; Your Coronavirus Update For 4/25
WMFE is following the latest stories on the coronavirus pandemic from Central Florida and around the state.
SeaWorld is searching for a CEO, again. Sergio Rivera resigned after holding the job for only 5 months.
Mary McLeod Bethune is the first African-American to have a state-commissioned statue at the National Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C. She will replace Edmund Kirby Smith to represent Florida. But, as Florida prepares to honor Bethune with a statue, the college that bears her name is still facing financial turmoil. 90.7’s Talia Blake visited the school for a look back at Bethune’s life and legacy as the university tries to clean up its act.
NPR’s TED Radio Hour examines big questions with the help of the world’s greatest thinkers. After 7 years, the show is getting a new host.