The Democrat is excited to welcome two new additions to its local information group: Christopher Cann and Ana Goñi-Lessan.
Cann joined the Tallahassee Democrat as its cell moments, trending matters and breaking information reporter in April.
Formerly, he wrote for Fresh new Just take Florida in which his stories had been posted by The Involved Press, The Tampa Bay Periods, Orlando Sentinel and Miami Herald. Right before that, he was a reporting intern at Innovative Loafing: Tampa Bay.
Cann is scheduled to graduate from the University of Florida, wherever he scientific tests journalism and English literature, on Aug. 7.
Goñi-Lessan joined the Tallahassee Democrat this 7 days as the new youngsters and families reporter, which incorporates K-12 schooling.
She was the Houston Chronicle’s assistant op-ed editor. At the Chronicle, Goñi-Lessan specialised in protection of minority communities in Houston and described on George Floyd’s neighborhood, 3rd Ward. While not reporting or modifying, she taught journalism lessons at the College of Houston.
The Tallahassee native been given her undergraduate degree from the College of Florida and a master’s degree from Boston University, the place she shined a light-weight on the plight of sex personnel and the overdose disaster.
They be part of the Tallahassee Democrat at the similar time that the sports department extra two new faces to the group: Andre Fernandez and Jack Williams.
Fernandez, 41, joined as a Florida State beat reporter and associates with current FSU defeat writer Curt Weiler.
A journalism veteran, Fernandez has lined a vast range of sports activities for the earlier 20 yrs though writing for multiple media stores, such as generally The Athletic and the Miami Herald.
Jack Williams, 23, will be becoming a member of the Democrat athletics staff in a new placement, devoted to masking prep athletics and higher university athletes.
He was the athletics reporter at the Devils Lake Journal in North Dakota and is a 2020 graduate of Ball Point out College. Williams has worked with other publications all around the place, which include The Arizona Republic, The Indianapolis Star and far more.
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