Brittany Jarret


Brittany Jarret is a senior broadcast journalism student at Florida A&MUniversity. She currently serves as the Assistant Lifestyles Editor for the FAMUAN newspaper and a live-shot reporter for FAMU’s News 20 at Five. Her passion for writing and storytelling is deeply displayed through her goal to become a multimedia journalist.

Jarret is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists as well as the Society of Professional Journalists.

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Brittany Jarret

People’s personal lives can often times get overlooked by their achievements and work. A lot of journalists have jobs that require them to report the news instead of focusing on the people behind the news. Today, we give three unconventional people the spotlight to show us not just what they do, but who they are at their core.

Brittany Jarret

Tallahassee Community College has received $1 million from the National Science Foundation to launch a STEM scholars program for students studying science, technology, engineering or math.

Kero Kero Bonito is currently on tour and one of its stops is a Tallahassee music venue and bar, The Wilbury. The band has more than 30 shows lined up on its North American tour.

Two men in orange and green uniforms shake hands on a tennis field.
FAMU Athletics

Florida A&M University has announced its plan to terminate its men’s tennis and men's cross country programs in June 2020. The university says that is to help fix an estimated $2.4 million deficit in their department of athletics.

Brittany Jarret

October is a busy month for the city of Tallahassee and local businesses. Florida State and Florida A&M University’s Homecoming weeks are two main reasons why. Although FAMU’s Homecoming has recently passed, the season is not over as FSU’s Homecoming is here. 

Katherine Magbanua listens to testimony in the murder trial for FSU Professor Dan Markel. She's facing life in prison if convicted in the case. (October 3,2019)
Alicia Devine / Tallahassee Democrat (pool)

Jurors are now weighing a decision in the murder trial for former Florida State University Professor Dan Markel. State Attorney Georgia Cappleman and defense attorney Chris DeCoste went head to head during the closing remarks. 

Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to make it easier for Florida residents to obtain work by cutting licensing requirements for jobs in things like hospitality and cosmetology.

A river flanked by trees with its bottom revealed amid receding water levels
Suzanne Smith / WFSU-TV

North Florida’s drought conditions are expected to continue and there’s no sign of relief anytime soon. The lack of water is beginning to take a toll on the Apalachicola Bay and river. In Tallahassee alone, there were 16 days of 95 degree or higher temperatures this summer.

blonde woman in front of grey background blowing vapor out of her mouth
Sharon McCutcheon / Unsplash

As vaping makes national headlines, Florida lawmakers are bringing their agenda and policies to the forefront.