Alana Rocha, UF CJC Class of 2004

Alana Rocha

From television to radio, Alana Rocha has fulfilled many roles within the realm of communications.

Rocha, who majored in telecommunications at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and Spanish at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is a multimedia reporter for the Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization that reports on state politics and policy.

At the Texas Tribune, Rocha is responsible for writing stories, shooting photography and editing content that is later distributed to media affiliates across the state.

Before the Texas Tribune, Rocha covered the 2012 presidential election as a political reporter for Spectrum News Austin.

She was also an anchor and video journalist for Time Warner Cable. For three years, Rocha worked as a general assignment reporter for KWCH 12 TV, broadcasting live news across television, radio and the internet. While working for KWCH 12 TV, Rocha maximized the station’s use of social media and examined issues impacting the Hispanic community.

While at UF, Rocha was an anchor, reporter and producer for WRUF Sports Radio 850. She also co-hosted the award-winning magazine Front Page on the Air.

Rocha’s accolades continue to grow, demonstrating how talented women from UF excel within the communications industry.

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