Shawn Mulcahy

Intern

Shawn Mulcahy is a senior at Florida State University pursuing a degree in public relations and political science. Before interning at WFSU, he worked as an Account Coordinator at RB Oppenheim Associates. After graduation, he plans to work in journalism.

When he's not working, he enjoys playing guitar, digging through bins at a record store and a good cup of coffee.

Leon School Superintendent Jackie Pons (right) with City Commissioner Scott Maddox campaigning.
LHatter / WFSU News

A Tallahassee Commission candidate is calling for current commissioner Scott Maddox to step down after the release of a search warrant detailing the FBI’s investigation of Maddox.

Joe Rondone / Tallahassee Democrat

A court hearing was held Tuesday morning for nine Florida State University students facing criminal hazing charges. FSU President John Thrasher is optimistic new Greek life regulations will bring about a cultural change.

Shawn Mulcahy / WFSU

In the wake of natural disasters, stagnant wages and a growing separation of wealth, Florida is suffering from an affordable housing catastrophe and concern is growing statewide.

The Florida Channel / WFSU

A measure looking to preempt local ordinances regulating vacation rentals cleared its first hurdle today in the Florida Legislature. The Senate Community Affairs Committee passed the bill by a vote of 4-2.

Shawn Mulcahy / WFSU

In the wake of recent fatal railroad accidents, Florida lawmakers are looking to impose stricter regulations on high-speed rail. The bill is moving through the Senate.

Florida lawmakers are looking to ensure genetic tests won’t affect eligibility for insurance coverage. The House Health and Human Services Committee unanimously passed a measure preventing insurance companies from using genetic information when making policy decisions.

The State of Florida via myflorida.com / http://www.floridacapitol.myflorida.com/

A Florida Senate Committee passed a measure urging Congress to preserve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, or DACA.

Shawn Mulcahy / WFSU-FM

Republicans Sen. Greg Steube (R-Sarasota) and Rep. Mike La Rosa (R-St. Cloud) are pushing back against local ordinances that regulate vacation rentals. The battle for home rule is heating up at the capitol.

Shawn Mulcahy / WFSU-FM

Democrats Rep. Shevrin Jones (D-West Park) and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum are speaking out against preemption policies. They’re pushing back against what they view as quote “the war on local communities.”

Chris Petley / Leon County Schools

Jennifer Powell has been named Leon County’s Teacher of the Year. 

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