Kalisha Whitman

Kalisha is a news manager for WUFT News and the Innovation News Center. She can be reached by calling 352-392-6397.

The Lede || Season II Episode XIII: Light Up the Season

This week’s episode will focus on the election season and the holiday season. The Election Day aftermath continues as some states are still counting votes. We are looking at the role of mail-in ballots in the 2020 elections. Voter turnout has surpassed the records nationwide. We are also looking ahead …

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The Lede Special Edition || Season II Episode XII

In this episode of The Lede, we explore news in Gainesville by looking at UF students’ reactions to the university’s transition back to in-person class for the Spring 2021 semester. People also say farewell to Felipe’s, a popular Mexican restaurant. Finally, we look into ABC’S newest Bachelorette, Tayshia Adams; the …

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The Lede || Season II Episode X: We the People Love Halloween

This episode focuses on representation within the community. Elections are coming up. Different voting events in Gainesville, such as Souls to the Polls and The National Asian Pacific American Women’s forum, encouraged minority communities to head out to vote. We’re also looking at a sinkhole in Gainesville that forced several …

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