Gabrielle Bolden

Gabrielle Bolden is a fourth year broadcast journalism major attending Florida A&M University from Jacksonville, FL. Bolden is an aspiring multimedia producer. She previously served as a producer for News 20 at Five airing to at least 80,000 households, creating engaging content weekly. She pitched and wrote articles as a staff reporter for The FAMUAN Newspaper. She also produced the 2018 Election Night Special for News 20 at Five, covering state and local election races. Bolden interned for WCTV-Eyewitness News (CBS) producing a multimedia project covering the devastating wildfires in Eastpoint, Florida.

During Bolden's spare time, she enjoys reading and looking at documentaries. 

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Over the weekend, Governor Ron DeSantis signed off on 10 new laws. Some will go into effect as early as July. 

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After a 16-year battle, a bill concerning cancer coverage for Florida’s firefighters is heading to the Governor’s desk. 

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Environmental groups gathered at the Capitol, Monday, to suggest ideas on how Governor Ron DeSantis can help advance clean energy. 

Florida Capitol with dolphin statues jumping in front of tall new capitol tower.
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Organizations are asking state legislators to stop preemption regulations. 

Florida Capitol with dolphin statues jumping in front of tall new capitol tower.
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The Florida Legislature wants to make it more difficult to amend the state Constitution. 

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The Sadowski Housing Coalition wants the state to spend money in an affordable housing trust fund on affordable housing. While that is the plan in the Senate, the House has other ideas.

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A shooting suspect has been detained after a three hour standoff at a Tallahassee student apartment complex. 

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Lawmakers hope allowing state colleges impacted by Hurricane Michael to waive out of state tuition for 3 years will spur economic growth. 

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Some college students are pushing Florida lawmakers to allow immigrant students access to state financial aid. 

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Advocates for film and TV are trying to revive Florida’s incentive programs. They say the state can’t afford to be without it.

Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum's bus is parked on Kleman Plaza as he prepares for a statewide tour ahead of the August 28th primary. (8/20/18)
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Former Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum has an announcement coming this March. 

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A bipartisan group of lawmakers and organizations want to make distracted driving a primary offense. 

This antique store in Blountstown was severely damaged by Hurricane Michael. (October 2018)
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Hurricane Michael has caused an estimated $25 billion in damages, according to the federal government. Efforts to get dollars into North Florida are slow and causing frustration.

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Florida A & M University is tearing down nearly half of its dorms makring the start of an overhaul of campus housing. 

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Before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 took effect, African Americans had a hard time finding public attractions. But Silver Springs Paradise Park changed everything.

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is helping boat owners clean up damage from Hurricane Michael. The agency is storing wrecked vessels.

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The United States has the second highest child poverty rates within the 35 wealthiest countries. The Salvation Army is trying to lower those numbers.

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The number of North Florida households in poverty is increasing. Those figures mirror a statewide report.

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The United Way of Florida says more than 3.4 million people are struggling to pay for basic needs.

A pine savanna ecosystem in the Apalachicola National Forest shows pine trees damaged from Hurricane Michael.
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The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is hosting workshops to help combat damage to the Panhandle’s Agricultural industry.

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Florida’s Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried gave details Wednesday about the new role she hopes the state Director of Cannabis will fill. 

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The Tallahassee Downtown Improvement Authority is searching for a new leader. The board is trying to distance itself from the former head of the organization.

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Safety concerns are growing after TPD released details from a case involving two elementary students who planned to murder their classmate.