Jeslyn Santiago

Jeslyn Santiago is a WUSF/USF Zimmerman School digital news intern for fall 2018.  

Born in Kissimmee, Florida, Jeslyn moved to Tampa to attend the University of South Florida. She is now a Junior pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications with a concentration in broadcast news.

Jeslyn would like to become a reporter at a major media network.  

The devastation red tide has caused in Florida will be one of the topics covered at the 8th annual St.Petersburg Science Festival Saturday.

The federal government, with the help of Mote Marine Laboratory, is continuing to investigate a significant spike in dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico -- and they want to know if red tide is playing a part in it.