Orlando, Fla. | April – May 2019

'First Days in America'

We are finding, coaching and training public media’s next generation. This #nextgenradio project is created in Orlando Fla., where six talented student journalists are participating in a week-long state-of-the-art training program.

In this project, six immigrants talk about how their first days in America shaped their lives today.

The WMFE Orlando Project staff

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From left to right: Doug Mitchell, NPR; Abe Aboraya, WMFE; Carrie Jung, WBUR; Rachel Iacovone, WGCU; Allison Bowen, 2U; Rick Brunson, University of Central Florida; Elaine Heinzman, Publicis Sapient; Jessica Meszaros, WUSF; Gabriela Saldivia, NPR One; Patrice Mondragon, Colorado Public Radio; Amy Tardiff, StoryCorps and Teresa Frontado, WLRN. Not pictured: Robert Boos, web consultant. 

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