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Matthew Pleasant

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Lakeland, Fla.
Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  human interest, crime, urban affairs, florida, investigative, criminal justice

Urban planning master's student @USouthFlorida. #Transit, #GIS. Former journalist/producer for @abcactionnews, @TheLedger. #TampaHeights wanderer.

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Biography

Matthew Pleasant is a general assignment reporter. He came to The Ledger after a nearly three-year stint as a reporter in Louisiana's bayou country.

His coverage included the devastating 2008 hurricanes Gustav and Ike, an oilfield helicopter crash that killed eight and the Deepwater Horizon oil s...

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