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Daylina Miller

Tampa Bay, Florida
Multimedia Health Reporter — NPR, WUSF-FM (Tampa, FL)
Covers:  Health
Doesn't Cover: Marathons, 5k races, fundraisers, studies with bad science, hyperlocal health stories

Journalist @NPR station @WUSF @HealthNewsFL | purveyor of oddities | kidney donor 💚 | terminally weird | wielding the wise & terrible chair leg of truth

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I'm a newspaper refugee who began a new adventure in 2015 in radio at Tampa's National Public Radio member station, WUSF 89.7 FM.

I cover health care and policy for Health News Florida, a reporting project at WUSF, but also work as needed as a general assignment reporter. On the side, I run my o...

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@DaylinaMiller — 1,587 followers, 14,115 tweets

I’ve been tweeting about my #kidneydonation journey to bring awareness to the realities of living donation. If that bothers you, please mute or unfollow me. And kindly piss off with your rude comments. #kidneyforalese
Hanging out with Alese for the first time since we both got out of the hospital! We won’t win a race but we can catch a movie 🎥 #kidneyforalese
.@iammoshow is my favorite person on the internet. I want to be crazy cat people with him. 😸 
My dad and stepmom left this morning after 2 weeks of staying with me to help out after the kidney donation. I was fine until I opened my fridge and saw all the food they made me and now I’m shoveling pie into my mouth and ugly crying. Saying goodbye sucks. #kidneyforalese
@NoelArthurian Good luck! I am BEYOND STOKED to get mine but would rather wait longer if it means you don’t stress yourself to death. We can wait! 💜
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Aside from being Opinion Editor/EIC for my high school newspaper, I wrote monthly columns for the Tampa Tribune as a teen.

How is social media changing news?

It's requiring transparency with journalists, holding journalists accountable and creating conversation between journalists and the audience.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Spider Jerusalem from the Transmetropolitan graphic novel series.

Florida Associated Press Broadcasters Contest

2016 - 2nd Place - Light Feature - Radio Division

Radio Television Digital News Association - National Edward E. Murrow Award

2016 - Best Small Online News Organization Website
Health News Florida was honored with the 2016 national Edward R. Murrow award for “Best Small Online News Organization Website” for audio for its statewide multimedia and broadcast collaboration project. The national Murrow award is considered one of the most prestigious honors in the broadcast and multimedia industry.