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Telling a community’s story: New media partnership provides USF journalism students field reporting experience

Telling a community’s story: New media partnership provides USF journalism students field reporting experience

A new collaboration between the University of South Florida Zimmerman School of Advertising & Mass Communications and 83 Degrees Media is giving undergraduate students the chance to tell the stories of a Tampa community while gaining valuable work experience.

The project focuses on telling stories about the grassroots efforts led by people and organizations working toward transformative change in East Tampa, a historic, but often under-reported on Tampa Bay community. Wayne Garcia, a journalism instructor and former director of the Zimmerman School of Advertising & Mass Communications, says it’s a great opportunity for their students to gain real experience as journalists, add published work to their portfolios and make an impact.

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