As an intern for Health News Florida, Mike Hopey searches several publications to find the most important news about health and health policy. He helps deliver those stories to the HNF audience through the daily eAlert newsletter.
Mike was born in East Weymouth, Mass. As a child he became obsessed with hockey and desired to become a broadcaster. After high school, Mike attended Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. where he graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.
After a couple years of job hunting, Mike found himself in Tampa. In May, he will graduate with a Master’s degree in Journalism and Media Studies from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. While at USFSP, Mike’s dream to be a successful sports writer has evolved into a desire to produce quality journalism of any kind in a new and innovative way.