About Grace

Grace is an investigative journalist and breaking news reporter at WUFT News, the PBS and NPR affiliate in North Central Florida. She also leads the station’s politics beat and innovative storytelling unit.

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.

In addition to her work at WUFT, Grace is currently working on NBC News’ Decision Desk in New York City for the 2018 Midterm Election. Over the summer, Grace worked on "Meet the Press" at NBC News’ Washington Bureau. 

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.

As a telecommunication news senior at the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications, she’s continuing to develop her skills across platforms before graduating in spring 2019. 

College / Professional Awards

Hearst Journalism Awards: National

Third Place: Multimedia Team
Twelfth Place: Radio News
Fourteenth Place: Multimedia News
Fifteenth Place: Multimedia Team

Edward R. Murrow Awards: Regional

Winner: News Documentary

Society of Professional Journalists: Regional 

Winner: Television General News Reporting
Winner: Sports Photography
Finalist: Television General News Reporting

Florida Associated Press Broadcasters: State

Professional Winner: Feature/Cultural Radio Reporting
Professional Winner: Weather Reporting
Professional Finalist: Outstanding Radio Reporter

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