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This Week on NewsNight

This week NewsNight looks at the DeSantis administration’s decision to advise against new Covid vaccinations for people under 65. Plus, transgender students react to the Florida State Board of Education’s new rules implementing a recent law that requires staff and students in K-12 and higher education institutions to use bathrooms matching their sex assigned at birth.

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The Future of Abortion Access in Florida

The Florida Supreme Court takes up a challenge to the state’s 15-week abortion ban.

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NewsNight Interviews

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NewsNight | Infection Control Officer for AdventHealth answers questions on the COVID-19 vaccine

NewsNight | Interview with Bob Inglis, Executive Director of republicEn.org. We discuss Florida Governor DeSantis comments on climate change being politicized.

NewsNight | Interview with Orlando Sentinel Health Reporter about the latest Covid-19 Vaccine

NewsNight | Interview with former Republican State Senator, Jeff Brandes, about the insurance market after Hurricane Idalia.

NewsNight - Immigration - English & Spanish 

NewsNight | Interview with Republican State Representative Randy Fine on Governor DeSantis anti-immigration law

NewsNight en Español | Nueva ley prohíbe que trabajadores indocumentados en Florida.

NewsNight | Interview With An Undocumented Immigrant About Their Experiences

NewsNight Krystel Knowles habla con una trabajadora campesina que no tiene documentos

NewsNight | Interviews Latin Flavor Restaurant Manager Nancy Alva about DeSantis new anti-immigration laws

Krystel Knowles de NewsNight habla con la gerente del restaurante Latin Flavor, Nancy Alva,

NewsNight - Hurricane Resiliency 

Amy Green, Inside Climate News Reporter, talks Governor DeSantis's record on climate

Alan Harris, Seminole County's Emergency Manager talks about Hurricanes Ian Recovery

Sandra Viktorova, WGCU, talks about the recovery effort in South West Florida

FHCA Prepares for 2023 Hurricane Season

NewsNight - Pine Hills Community Solutions

Orange County Sheriff's John Mina on Pine Hills Community

Pine Hills Community Council President Sandra Fatmi-Hall

Christian Center Senior Pastor Derrick McRae on Pine Hills Community

Democratic State Rep. LaVon Bracy Davis represents Pine Hills

State Sen. Geraldine Thompson on the deadly shootings in the Pine Hills community

NewsNight en Español

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NewsNight en Español | Proyecto de ley prohibirá que trabajadores indocumentados trabajen en Florida

NewsNight en Español | Krystel Knowles habla con Yesica Ramirez de la asociación de agricultores de Florida

NewsNight en Español | Brightline

NewsNight en Español| Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, 

About the Show

NewsNight is a weekly, taped 30-minute program, featuring a team of journalists in radio, tv, newspaper, and blogs from across Central Florida. The show is a weekly round-table discussion that highlights local journalism around important community topics. It is the story behind the story. The panel will break down the big story or stories of the week and discuss what and how they’ll impact the community.

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NewsNight airs every Friday at 8:30 p.m. on WUCF.

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NewsNight Wins FABJ Award

NewsNight Wins Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists

WUCF’s weekly news program NewsNight took home an award during the Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists virtual awards ceremony on Saturday, May 9. NewsNight won first place in the transportation and traffic category in the large television market division for its work on transportation reporting in 2019.