Nada Blassy

Nada Blassy is a WUSF/USF Zimmerman School digital news intern for summer 2018.

Having grown up in the Tampa area, Nada is passionate about telling community stories. She is now in her senior year, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication, with a concentration in broadcast news. She is a multimedia journalist for Florida Focus, a USF news brief show, and a content creator for the USF Digital Network.

Nada is also fluent in Arabic, is a member of the Global Citizens Project at USF and is an Honors College student.

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