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."


Record Number Of Turtle Nests For Pensacola Beach
1:04 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

2013 In Review: Sea Turtle Nesting On Pensacola Beach

Baby sea turtles excavated from their nest in the sand
Katya Ivanov WUWF Public Media

In August 2013, Pensacola Beach had twenty sea turtle nests on its beach this season, its highest recorded number. It hosted 19 nests twice, in 1997 and in 2012. The Park has 40 turtle nests this year, which Nicholas says is a little above-average. Turtles continue to nest, so these numbers may increase. Mark Nicholas is District Biologist at Gulf Islands National Seashore.

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IHMC - DARPA Robotics Challenge
5:48 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

IHMC Competes In DARPA Robotics Challenge Semifinals

Katya Ivanov WUWF Public Media

The semifinals of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Robotics Challenge will take place this weekend. The Institute for Human and Machine Cognition and other teams are programming robots to operate in disaster situations.

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Crime Prevention
5:03 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Holiday Crime Prevention Tips From The Escambia County Sheriff's Office

Credit Holly

The holiday season is usually filled with merriment and cheer, but is also accompanied by a slight increase in crime. The Escambia County Sheriff’s office offers tips to prevent crime this holiday season. Deputy Delarian Wiggins says that it is common for people intending to break into a car to check the door handles in store parking lots.

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Greater Pensacola Young Entrepreneurs Academy
4:54 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Students Start Businesses In Young Entrepreneurs Academy

Young Entrepreneurs Academy is a national non-profit organization based in Rochester, NY. The Greater Pensacola Chamber brought the program to Pensacola to teach area students how to start their own businesses. Classes are hosted by the college of business at the University of West Florida. Kelly Reeser is Director of Entrepreneurial Development for the Pensacola Chamber and local program manager for Greater Pensacola YEA.

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5:42 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Education Innovator Zoe Weil in Pensacola to Discuss Creating "Solutionaries"

Zoe Weil, President and Co-Founder, Institute for Humane Education
Credit Institute for Humane Education

Zoe Weil is president and co-founder of the Institute of Humane Education, a non-profit organization that promotes education in human rights, environmental preservation, and animal protection. Weil will give a presentation for the Florida Association of Environmental Professionals in Pensacola on Friday. She will also lead a workshop hosted by the local environmental nonprofit Earth Ethics on Saturday.

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