Jessica Barron

Jessica Barron is a WUSF/USF Zimmerman School digital news intern for fall 2018.

She obtained her bachelor’s degree from USF Tampa in Mass Communications and is currently a graduate student at the USF Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications majoring in Media Studies. Her goal is to one day work in Washington D.C. as a broadcast journalist and news director. 

Jessica is a former intern for Explica Media and is currently a reporter for the News in 90 program from USF's Housing and Residential Education.

Tampa Electric’s solar panel project is facing pushback from residents in Pasco County, as homeowners have filed lawsuits against the installation of the facility.

Pasco County will soon be home to a new 114,000-square-foot veteran’s outpatient clinic.

Around 65 patients with special needs displaced by Hurricane Michael are finding shelter at the Mike Fasano Regional Hurricane Shelter in Pasco County.

Tampa Bay school districts are working to implement new safety measures based on assessment feedback.

March for Our Lives Tampa is hosting a concert Saturday aimed at getting young people to vote in November. Bands And Ballots is part of the national voter-education and registration drive that began in June by student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.