How StoryMapJS Changes They Way Journalists Tell Stories

This narrative map is a free tool for anyone with a Google account. It was created by the Knight Lab at Northwestern University to help journalists with limited experience create interactive maps to help readers immerse and better understand the story.   The software is easy to learn. It’s similar to PowerPoint workspace. To create a map, simply go…

Italian Chef Makes Fresh Pasta That Tastes Like Home

ORLANDO – Trevi Pasta is a small, Italian cafe that will take you to the heart of Italy. Located in College Park, Orlando, the restaurant specializes in fresh pasta and Italian market. All pasta and sauce are homemade, and the menu changes daily. “We change the menu often to make sure everything is fresh every…

Caladesi Island: Floridians way to escape the spring-break rush

Caladesi Island was once named America’s best beach, and its off-the-coast location is ideal for Tampa Bay residents looking to avoid beaches that are crowded by spring breakers. I created this reporter package for the Florida Focus show that aired March 15, 2019, on Tampa’s PBS affiliate WEDQ in Tampa, America’s 11th largest media market….

HCC to give away first student-funded scholarship.

A group of students at Hillsborough Community College (HCC) is creating the first student-led endowment for a scholarship. Their goal is to support and celebrate student leaders in their college community. During their last semester at HCC, students Kaylin MacDonald and Antonio Orellana decided they wanted to give back to their campus before they graduated….

Florida Gators Gymnasts Take Home Third Place in NCAA Team Final

TAMPA, Fla. — University of Florida’s Gator team won their seventh consecutive title in the top four NCAA Gymnastics Super Six Team Final in St. Louis, Missouri this past weekend. With a final score of 198.075, UCLA won the first place after Peng-Peng Lee scored a perfect 10 in the balance beam, securing their title and…

Southwest Flight Makes an Emergency Stop

TAMPA, Fla. — During a Southwest Airlines flight from New York to Dallas on Wednesday, the flight 1380 was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia, after an engine part exploded. After a couple of minutes flying, one of the plane’s engine fan blade suffered from a metal fatigue, which led the engine to explode….

Cirque du Soleil artist dies after fall during Tampa show.

TAMPA, Fla. — During a performance on Saturday, March 17, acrobat Yann Arnaud fell onto the stage during an aerial strap act. Arnaud was immediately taken to Tampa General Hospital, but later passed away from his injuries. Daniel Lamarre, President of Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, released a statement about the loss of their long-time aerialist:…

Simone Biles comes forward with sexual abuse accusation on USA Gymnastics doctor.

TAMPA, Fla. — Former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor, Larry Nassar, has being accused of sexually abusing over 100 gymnasts throughout his years working with USAG and MSU. After the post of former Olympic medalist, Mckayla Maroney, telling the story of being sexually assaulted by the doctor, several gymnasts felt inspired by the teammate…

Resume

camilacernawsky@gmail.com / 813-409-1607 / tinyurl.com/camilanakandakari Experience ProducerFlorida Focus – Tampa, FL 04/22/2019 Shot, edited and produced a live-to-tape news brief about Target’s Car Seat Trade-in event that aired on PBS affiliated WEDQ in Tampa in America’s 11th largest media market. Wrote script for broadcast. Video published on USF’s Florida Focus YouTube Channel. Edited with Adobe Premiere…

It’s not the end!

As my journalism class comes to an end, I will not be posting blogs about my class projects anymore. However, I decided that I will continue to post on this blog. I will be posting stories that I write, blogs about different subjects, and I will continue to post about the project I will be…

Paint Your Heart Out Tampa Bay

This is going to be my new thing now. Last Saturday I went with the Dale Mabry SGA and other clubs to Paint Your Heart Out. In this event we had the opportunity to help someone in need. We started at 8:00 a.m. in a house near Westshore Plaza. We cleaned the garden, collected trash,…

Another lost soul.

Hey guys, just another random blog here… Today one of my friends told me that Avicii passed away. I could not believe her at all. I instantly went online to check the news and unfortunately, it is true. Another incredible artist left us. For those of you who don’t know who I am talking about,…