Grace King is a freelance reporter based in Florida. She’s covered numerous high-profile events, including the March for Our Lives in D.C., Hurricane Maria’s aftermath in Puerto Rico, Richard Spencer’s visit to UF and the Pulse Nightclub Shooting anniversary. She’s also investigated Florida’s civil rights restoration process and the impact legislative proposals could have on North Central Florida.
She regularly appears on WUFT News, the PBS/NPR affiliate in North Central Florida, as a main anchor and political reporter. In addition, she works with WUFT’s innovative storytelling unit.
Grace spent most of 2018 interning for NBC News, working on “Meet the Press” in the Washington Bureau and the News Specials and Elections Units in New York City.
Grace’s reporting has been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists, Hearst Journalism Competition, and the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters, where she received a professional award for her work in Cuba. She’s won nearly two dozen national journalism awards, spoken at the United Nations and received a full scholarship to the University of Florida.
Her work has been published by NPR, NBC News and TIME Inc., among others.
Collegiate / Professional Awards
Hearst Journalism Awards: National
First Place: Television Features
Third Place: Multimedia Team
Twelfth Place: Radio News
Fourteenth Place: Multimedia News
Fifteenth Place: Multimedia Team
White House News Photographers Association: National
First Place: General News Reporting
National Press Photographers Association: National
First Place: Student Quarterly Clip Contest, Multimedia
Second Place: Student Quarterly Clip Contest, Multimedia
Edward R. Murrow Awards: Regional
Society of Professional Journalists: Regional
Winner: Television General News Reporting
Winner: Sports Photography
Florida Associated Press Broadcasters: State
Professional Winner: Feature/Cultural Radio Reporting
Professional Winner: Weather Reporting
Professional Finalist: Outstanding Radio Reporter
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