Florida This Week Podcast
Watch - Florida This Week
WEDU | Fridays at 8:30 p.m.
WEDU | Sundays at 12:30 p.m.
About the Show
Florida This Week is Tampa Bay’s longest-running prime time public affairs program. Moderator Rob Lorei leads a diverse roundtable of journalists, academics, officials, and other political insiders for a lively talk.
About the Host
Managing editor Rob Lorei joined WEDU PBS in 2001 to anchor Tampa Bay Week. Now titled Florida This Week, it is the longest-running news and political affairs program in West Central Florida.
Lorei earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Antioch College where he reported for NPR station WYSO-FM 91.3. Lorei continued to engage in a thoughtful dialog as a regular contributor to WEDU and WTOG-TV after moving to Florida. Before moderating Florida This Week, Lorei co-founded the public radio station WMNF in 1979 where he was the host of Radioactivity on WMNF-FM 88.5.
His Suncoast Emmy-nominated work at WEDU includes moderating televised debates for Florida’s attorney general election (2002), the Tampa mayoral race (2003), the U.S. Senate primaries (2004), and the gubernatorial primaries (2006). Lorei has interviewed notable newsmakers including President Jimmy Carter, Ralph Nader, Ferdie Pacheco, Sen. Mel Martinez, Janet Reno, Darryl Jones, E.J. Dionne, John Dean, Tampa mayors Dick Greco and Pam Iorio, Gov. Charlie Crist and Bill Moyers over the past two decades.
Join the Conversation on Facebook
STREAM ANYTIME, ANYWHERE
Florida This Week | Clips
Understanding Redistricting with Peggy Quince | Florida This Week
The Florida Legislature has begun a redistricting effort, drawing new districts. Understanding the process with former chief justice of the Supreme Court of Florida, Peggy Quince.
More at: https://wedu.org/floridathisweek
#florida #redistricting #voting