Katiana Krawchenko

Katiana is a reporter who can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

New study says electronic media is keeping kids awake

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/WRAPsleepstudy.mp3] The National Wildlife Federation has released a report that children and teenagers’ overuse of electronic media has bad effects on their sleep patterns. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko explains how a wildlife organization came about this finding. According to the report released Wednesday, the more children play outside, the …

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Occupy Wall Street has come to Gainesville

It started in New York City in the middle of this month, and as of today has popped up in 1,400 other  cities.  Now the Occupy Wall Street movement against economic inequality, corporate greed and big banks, government, has erupted in Gainesville. The movement’s Facebook page boasts about 1,700 “likes” and dozens gathered …

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Prescription drug possession a growing problem

A local Publix pharmacist decided to keep the medications he was supposed to be dispensing, and this afternoon..he’s behind bars because of it. 28-year-old Joshua Barton was caught on surveillance tape at the Hunters Crossing Publix this week stealing a bottle of the pain killing drug, hydrocodone. He had stolen 45 …

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Chris Bird elected chair of national environmental board

A national environmental group has elected Alachua County Environmental Protection Director Chris Bird to be their board of director’s chair.  The National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals works toward helping local government professionals implement environmental policy and compliance. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko spoke with Bird about his goals as the …

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NASA unveils plan to build rocket

This past summer it seemed that U.S. led space exploration as we knew it was coming to an end. But, as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko reports, NASA unveiled plans today to build a new rocket. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPNASAfinal.mp3]

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Front page edition of ATC-Meyer to leave

The resignation of UF football coach Urban Meyer was announced Wednesday. And, here’s how WUFT-FM anchors Olivia Link and Katiana Krawchenko reported on that story during our “Front Page” program. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/MEYERLEAVES.mp3]

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