Terence Shepherd is news director at WLRN News, the public radio news outlet serving Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Monroe counties. He is Chair-Elect of the Radio Television Digital News Association.
He first experienced the power of public radio in 2007 while co-creating and providing editorial direction for the WLRN-Miami Herald "Friday Business Report" weekly feature segment.
Before joining the station, Terence was managing editor of a financial website and previously spent 14 years editing business and financial coverage at The Miami Herald and as a clerk and editor at the Boca Raton News.
He is dedicated to nonprofit causes, education, networking and mentoring, and feeds these interests by actively participating in several professional journalism organizations including RTDNA, NABJ, NAHJ, SPJ and AAJA.
Before journalism, he worked in the commodity brokerage business as a compliance and operations manager.
Terence, a native of Louisville, Ky., graduated from St. Andrew's School in Sewanee, Tennessee, and has degrees from the University of Virginia and Florida Atlantic University. He was a 2016 fellow in the Next Generation Leadership program.