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Student reporters visit Puerto Rico for ‘Life After Maria’ TV special

In August, a team of 11 multimedia journalists from Noticias WUFT and WUFT News spent a week in Puerto Rico nearly a year after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island. What they saw and heard will be presented in a special 30-minute report to air on WUFT-TV on Sept. 20 at 8 p.m., the one-year anniversary of the devastating storm.

The group of journalists included both students and professionals from the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications’ Innovation News Center (INC), a working newsroom covering North Central Florida. Noticias WUFT is the Spanish-language news operation and WUFT News provides news on the local PBS and NPR stations and online at

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September 18, 2018