Nicole Bambach

Nicole Bambach is a WUSF Zimmerman School Digital News Reporter for the spring of 2018, she is also serving as a News Staff Writer at The Oracle since the fall of 2017.

Originally from West Palm Beach, Nicole is a junior at the University of South Florida who just recently moved here in August to pursue her career in the media. Her goal is to be a news anchor for E News, Good Morning America or the Today Show. 

Nicole is also a huge fan of Harry Potter, and she's seen the movies way too many times to admit. 

Three candidates are in the running to fill the position vacated by State Rep. Alex Miller, a Sarasota Republican, who unexpectedly submitted her resignation from House District 72 last August. Gov. Rick Scott announced there will be a special election to replace Miller on Tuesday.

While the flu is causing problems around the country, the number of students and teachers infected in Pinellas County has increased this year.   

Ringling College for Art and Design has received a $15 million donation for the world’s first degree in virtual reality.

The gift from husband and wife Dr. Joel Morganroth and Dr. Gail Morrison Morganroth is the largest donation for the Sarasota university in its 86 year history.