Regan McCarthy

Senior Producer/Assignment Editor

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

Apalachicola River
USDA

A major fundraiser for the Apalachicola River keeper is expanding to include not only paddlers, but also peddlers. This year the Apalachicola River trek will be open to cyclists.

seminoles.com

Game day traffic will be slightly different this year as Florida State University officials work to ensure smooth stadium departures despite having fewer police officers available to direct traffic.

The renovated Douglas House as it is now.
Nick Evans

Part of Tallahassee’s  effort to fight what government leaders are calling “shocking” crime statistics includes hiring more police officers. But to do that, the city commission is proposing higher property taxes.

National Low Income Housing Coalition

As workers across the country push for higher minimum wage, two Florida lawmakers are joining the fight. They’ve filed a bill that would raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour. But earning a living wage is about more than a person’s hourly pay.

firefighter
Florida Forest Service

The Florida Forest Service has treated more than 246,000 acres with prescribed burns since last August. That surpasses the national record.

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