Katya Ivanov

Mid-Day Host/Reporter

"Katya Ivanov joined WUWF as a student intern in May 2012 and then worked as the local All Things Considered host from August 2012 until July 2013. She graduated with a BA in Film/Telecommunications from the University of West Florida in December 2012. She now works as a full-time reporter and announcer fort WUWF.

Katya also serves as staff advisor for Argo Studios, the UWF film production club she founded as a student. In her spare time, she likes to write, work on art projects and make short films."


Local Arts
4:10 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

The Cashore Marionettes Perform In Pensacola

Maestro Zelinka, a marionette from the "Life in Motion" show
Matt Cashore

The Cashore Marionettes will perform in Pensacola this Friday. The “Life in Motion” show presents puppetry as an art form, with material designed for the enjoyment of adults and older children.

Joe Cashore has been performing with marionettes full-time for nearly twenty five years. His wife operates the lights and sound during his performances and assists with manipulating some of the marionettes. He constructed his first marionette more than fifty years ago, after he had seen one hanging in a store.

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Downtown Pensacola Gallery Night
10:11 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Gallery Night Moves To Monthly Events For 2014

Credit Downtown Improvement Board

In 2014, Gallery Night will become a monthly event in Downtown Penascola. WUWF’s Katya Ivanov reports that attendees can expect more themed events than in the past. In previous years, Gallery Night took place seven times a year. Ron Butlin is executive director of the Downtown Improvement Board.

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Little Free Library
4:57 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

A New "Little Free Library" Opens In Pensacola

The new "Little Free Library" in Pineglades Park
Credit Katya Ivanov / WUWF Public Media

Pineglades Park is now home to the second little free library in Pensacola. The project encourages members of the community to read, with the invitation to “take a book, return a book.” Diane Mack was on the Pineglades Little Free Library Project committee. She brought the idea for the little free library to the neighborhood association meeting in October 2012.

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Science & Technology
4:11 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

IHMC Scientist Recounts Mars Explorations In Award-Winning Book

Credit MIT Press

A researcher from the Institute of Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) was awarded the 2014 Gardner-Lasser Aerospace History Literature Award. The award honors the best original contribution to the field of aeronautical or astronautical historical non-fiction literature published in the last five years.

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Health & Technology
1:19 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

Recent Study Shows Link Between Light And Mood

The Elbow Room gets decorated for Christmas but its signature hue is always red.
Credit The Elbow Room

A study from Ohio State University that was published in the Journal of Neuroscience in August 2013 has shown that the blue-white light of electronic devices can have a negative impact on mood. Red-orange wavelength lighting may reduce those effects. The abstract is available here: http://www.jneurosci.org/content/33/32/13081.abstract

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