Jamie Doolittle

Intern, Spring 2019

Jamie Doolittle recently graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a BA in Multimedia Journalism

She fell in love with writing and storytelling at an early age. She's also passionate about social justice and the environment. She found her calling to be a journalist while working on a story surrounding human trafficking in South Florida in 2018. It was in this moment she knew she wanted to be a journalist and tell the stories of others for the rest of her life.

Jamie is an avid lover of NPR and is excited to be interning with WLRN. She plans to pursue a long time career in public media. 

Patrick Farrell / Miami Herald

Under the banner of "One House, Two Families," two major congregations in Miami have decided to take a stand against divisiveness during this Passover and Easter weekend.  

On Sunday, Unity on the Bay, a non-denominational church, will hold its Easter Sunday Service at Temple Israel of Greater Miami, just hours after the celebration of the second night of Passover. 

WLRN was recognized with four National Headliner Awards for its 2018 news coverage.

The National Headliner Awards was founded in 1934 by the Press Club of Atlantic City and it's one of the oldest and largest annual contests recognizing journalistic excellence in the United States.

WLRN's work competed with news organizations of diverse sizes from around the country and it was recognized in the following categories: 

Maria Alejandra Cardona / The Miami Herald

Miami Beach City Commission is cracking down on events regulations during what they refer to as "high impact events", such as Spring Break and Memorial Day weekend, alleging these times stretch city resources to regulate traffic, parking and policing.

The proposed ordinance, with regulations aimend primarily toward businesses and promoters, passed the first vote on Wednesday. It'll go through revisions before a final vote that's scheduled for April 24th.