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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

Wrinkled Hornbill Chick via Brevard Zoo

Brevard Zoo Welcomes Endangered Wrinkle Hornbill Chick

A Florida zoo is welcoming a wrinkled hornbill chick. Brevard Zoo officials said the baby bird that hatched April 12 emerged from its nest on June 8. The chick is the fifth offspring of Morticia and Gomez, both of whom are about 26 years old.

The Orlando Apollos practice in February 2019. Photo from AAF.com

The Alliance of American Football: The League That Wasn’t

Orlando basketball fans have the Magic, soccer fans have Orlando City, hockey fans have the Solar Bears. And for a few weeks this past spring, football fans in Orlando had the Apollos. Then the Alliance of American Football collapsed. As the dust settles from the failed football league, fans and players are wondering, what now?

Image: Marion County Fire Rescue

Marion County Wildfire Causes Evacuations

Residents are back home after a fast-moving wildfire in the Ocala National Forest forced them to evacuate Wednesday. As of 6 a.m, the fire had been reduced to about 500 acres.

The Florida Legislature via News Service of Florida

After Fiery Debate, Florida House Passes ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Bill

After a long and fiery debate about how the state should deal with illegal immigration, the Florida House on Wednesday passed legislation that seeks to crack down on local governments that do not fully cooperate with federal immigration authorities.

Providers and parents fill the room of AHCA’s Tampa field office for a public meeting about proposed changes to behavior analysis therapy through Florida Medicaid. Future meetings will be held in webinar form. via DAYLINA MILLER / WUSF PUBLIC MEDIA

AHCA Modifies ABA Therapy Meeting Format, Program Implementation

Behavioral therapists who work mostly with children on the autism spectrum say the state agency that oversees the Medicaid program is finally starting to listen to their concerns. The State Agency for Health Care Administration is now running meetings on behavior analysis therapy changes — that had been scheduled in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Pensacola over the coming weeks — in webinar form.

Photo: Joe Shlabotnik

Central Florida Cities Among Fastest Growing In US

When it came to population growth last year, cities in central Florida grew by stadiums. Metro Orlando grew by 60,000 residents last year, almost as large as the number of people who can fit into the city’s Camping World Stadium, where college football bowl teams face off each winter.