Regan McCarthy

Senior Producer/Assignment Editor

Phone: (850) 487-3086  x374

Regan McCarthy is the Assignment Editor and Senior News Producer for WFSU News/ Florida Public Radio. Before coming to Tallahassee, Regan graduated with honors from Indiana University’s Ernie Pyle School of Journalism. She worked for several years for NPR member station WFIU in Bloomington, Ind., where she covered local and state government and produced feature and community stories. She has also worked for the London Business Matters Magazine and the Rochester Sentinel, a daily local newspaper. She is the recipient of six professional broadcast awards including first-place Best Radio Feature from the Indiana chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.  When she isn’t tracking leading newsmakers she spends her time knitting, reading, strolling through the woods and brunching at new restaurants.  Follow Regan McCarthy on Twitter: @Regan_McCarthy


WFSU Local
10:06 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Lindley Selected As New County Commission Chair

Credit Leon County Website

  Mary Ann Lindley is the new chair of the Leon County Commission.  Bill Proctor will serve as vice chair. Elected in 2012, Lindley served as vice chair last year. She says she’s excited for the coming year and thanks outgoing chair Kristin Dozier. 

" I loved being your left hand woman, I guess is what we’re doing here. You’ve brought so much dignity to this job,” Lindley says.

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State News
5:13 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

State Extends Veteran Appreciation Through The Month

Credit Minnesota National Guard

While Veterans Day may be over, organizations around the state are hoping to use the full month to show veterans their gratitude.

Throughout the month of November, those visiting the Florida History Museum will have the chance to send handwritten thank you notes to the state’s Veterans. Kerri Post, Deputy Secretary of Cultural Affairs and historical Resources says just outside the World War II exhibit, visitors will pass a small table covered with notecards.

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State News
4:39 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

Give Thanks To Veterans This Month At Florida History Museum Letter Writing Station

Credit Laura Gilmore

Want to make sure you get the chance to thank a veteran for their service? The Florida Department of State is teaming up with the state Department of Veteran’s Affairs and other groups to help send thank you letters to veterans during the month of November.

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State News
10:59 pm
Sun November 9, 2014

Graham Reaching Out To Fellow Florida Congressmen



Last Tuesday Republicans took control of the U.S. Senate and experts say World War II is the last time so many GOP members have been slated for seats in the House. But the outcome was a little different in North Florida where Democratic challenger Gwen Graham nipped Tea Party favorite Steve Southerland in the fight for Florida’s second congressional district.

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5:42 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

DEP Hopes Forward-Facing Cameras Can Lead To Forward-Thinking Attitudes On Recycling

Eilanwy Slyboom posted this picture in response to the DEP's recycling selfie challenge.
Credit via DEP Facebook page

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection wants you to take a selfie the next time you recycle and post it on the department's Facebook page.

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