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
Before school starts next month, Central Florida law enforcement agencies are reminding drivers to stop for pedestrians at crosswalks as part of Operation Best Foot Forward. This effort comes just a week after a 10-year old pedestrian was killed in Osceola County.
A trio of attorneys have filed a lawsuit against Florida’s governor and the state Department of Economic Opportunity in an effort to get the state to opt back into the $300 weekly federal unemployment benefits.
Legendary college football coach Bobby Bowden says he has been diagnosed with a terminal medical condition. A member of the College Football Hall of Fame, Bowden was hospitalized last October after he tested positive for COVID-19. The test came a few days after returning home from a lengthy hospital stay for an infection in his leg. Bowden had 357 wins during his coaching career, most of them at Florida State. The Seminoles won 12 Atlantic Coast Conference championships and two national titles in his tenure. The 91-year-old Bowden says he is at peace and is prepared for what is to come.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s attorney general, Ashley Moody, tweeted Wednesday that she has tested positive for COVID-19.
If you’re traveling through Orlando International Airport, you will no longer be able to get your COVID-19 vaccine while you wait for your flight. MCO announced the abrupt closure of it’s vaccination site in a tweet Tuesday evening.
“It Wasn’t Me In Them Apple Bottom Jeans”: Reggae Star Shaggy Talks Upcoming Free Concert in Orlando With Flo Rida
Healthcare workers and first responders can get low in their apple bottom jeans or claim ‘it wasn’t me’ at a free concert featuring Flo Rida and Shaggy this Saturday in Orlando. WMFE’s Talia Blake caught up with Reggae Superstar Shaggy ahead of the show to talk about the event and his work on the long-awaited album release of The Queen of Dancehall, Spice.
The U.S. Department of Education recently sent a letter to Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran taking issue with how the state is using federal COVID-19 relief money.