Tom Flanigan

Program Director for News

Tom Flanigan has been with WFSU News since 2006, with a focus on covering local news personalities, issues and organizations.  He began his broadcast career more than 30 years before that and  covered news for several radio stations in Florida, Texas and his home state of Maryland.  In between, he spent a number of years in corporate communications for a few private firms, time that he calls “invaluable” for giving him a greatly expanded media perspective.  During the relatively rare times he’s not racing to cover various community events and activities, Tom enjoys reading and playing guitar (He was a professional drummer in a previous life and is trying to expand his musical horizons). Follow Tom Flanigan on Twitter: @flanigan_tom.

Tom Flanigan

Tallahassee's "Women's March" on Saturday (1/21) attracted a large turnout. This was one of about 600 such events held nationwide protesting the administration of Donald Trump.

Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra

The Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra kicks off the New Year Saturday night (1/21). Before anything else, though, we have to find out where the title of this concert – “Mozart in the Jungle” – came from.

Erin VanSickle

The Capital City's non-profit public service groups are once again competing for the monthly $1,000 grants awarded by Awesome Tallahassee.

When you think of world premiere musical performances, Tallahassee probably isn’t the first place you think of. But the Capital City will indeed be the first place on the planet to hear the newest composition by one of its most famous musical talents a week from this Saturday.

Tom Flanigan

Florida's Capital City marked Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Day with a march, a festival and a community forum on Monday, January 16.

Tallahassee’s Southern Shakespeare Company kicks off a new year of performances this week. The first show features a famous artist who is bringing to the stage his unique and personal take on a Shakespeare classic.

A day-long event in Tallahassee this Saturday (1/7) bills itself as a showcase for alternative ideas of interacting with the mind, body and spirit.

Tom Flanigan

Second Harvest of the Big Bend is starting off the New Year with a healthy $5,000 donation from AARP Florida.

Leon County

The dawn of the New Year means a new and larger role for one of Leon County's branch libraries. The Family Literacy program at the Southside's B.L. Perry Library is growing.

Sean Pittman's twitter

There’s a new Sheriff in town. Walt McNeil was sworn in as Leon County's Sheriff Tuesday.