Florida’s Community News Collaborative launches with five-person team

The following excerpt was sent out from wusfnews: The Community News Collaborative is ready to begin telling the stories of Manatee, Sarasota and DeSoto counties, and you’ll be able to read, see and hear them at your favorite local media outlets. Launched in 2022 with funding provided by the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation, the […]

Tronstad joins Observer Media Group as a staff writer

Observer Media Group has hired Lauren Tronstad as a staff writer to cover Longboat Key’s local news and government. Recently, Tronstad was a news reporter at Gannett | USA Today Network. She was a digital editor and then a staff editor at Vox Magazine. She formerly reported for the Columbia Missourian, affiliated with the Missouri […]