Zalome Briceño Ochoa, UF CJC Class of 2018

Zalome Briceño Ochoa

Soon after Zalome Briceño Ochoa graduated this spring from the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, she was hired as a multimedia journalist and reporter for NBC Telemundo 60 in San Antonio, Texas.

When she was at UF, Briceño used every opportunity she could to sharpen her journalism skills. She was a production crew member for WUFT-TV News at Five, where she created full-screen and OTS graphics; worked as a floor manager setting up and wrapping up live shows; operated the camera; and did various other jobs needed to get the news on air. She was also a radio reporter, pitching and working on local and investigative stories. She also was a contributing writer for

In addition to her bachelor’s in broadcast journalism, Briceño also earned a bachelor’s degree in political science while at UF. She belongs to several university organizations, including the Hispanic Communicators Association, the Peruvian American Student Society and the National Broadcasting Society.


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