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

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North Florida Congresswoman Gwen Graham is urging the social security administration to reopen a Gadsden office she says was shuttered without any community input.

There’s about a month left before a piece of the state’s gaming agreement with the Seminole Indian tribe expires. But the tribe has said it has no plans to close its tables.

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More than 10-million people have signed up for the state’s Emergency Contact Information System. It lets drivers add information to their licenses, giving the name and phone number of someone they’d want police to call in an emergency.

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Florida Cabinet members have approved a settlement agreement in a case questioning whether members and aides worked outside the sunshine law in the ouster of former Florida Department of Law Enforcement head Gerald Bailey. 

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Florida Governor Rick Scott and members of the cabinet got an update on the status of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement from FDLE Commissioner Rick Swearingen. His position is up for review and next month he’ll be publicly interviewed by the cabinet. It’s part of a formal process all agency heads must now undergo following the controversial ouster of former FDLE head Gerald Bailey.