Dinorah Prevost

Dinorah Prevost is a WUSF Public Media news intern for summer 2018. 

Dinorah is currently a junior majoring in mass communications at USF St. Petersburg. She is also minoring in Spanish and Latino Studies. Dinorah is a former freelance reporter for Creative Loafing Tampa and former news editor of the Crow's Nest, USFSP's student newspaper.

Dinorah would like to report on culture for the New York Times or the New Yorker in the future. In her spare time, she is a culture geek who scours Soundcloud for new music and enjoys watching French New Wave films from the 1960s.

Sea turtle deaths continue to increase as red tide lingers off Florida's southwestern coast. While the numbers remain steady in Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties, Sarasota is experiencing a spike in cases. 

As sea levels continue to rise in Florida, repeated flooding and storm surge are major concerns for Tampa Bay.

David Hastings, a climate scientist at Eckerd College, said the region could experience some of the most severe effects of climate change. He told the civic group Cafe Con Tampa on Friday that in the next 30 years, sixty-five thousand homes in Florida will flood twice a month affecting 100,000 Florida residents.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam announced his campaign plans for public safety with a focus on fighting crime and combatting the opioid epidemic.