Ryan Stanley, a 30-year resident of Sarasota, is a New College of Florida graduate, wife, and mom. Over the last ten years, she has sewn together a patchwork quilt of paid and unpaid work with a dozen different non-profit organizations including Girl Scouts of the Gulf Coast, The Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County, and WSLR Community Radio+Fogartyville. Ryan also enjoys cooking, traveling, and the company of fierce women.
Bernadette is a member of the news team. After participating in the 2021 Black History Month listen-in, she decided to become a part of WSLR. She deeply enjoys the process of curating news stories and believes it has contributed to her staying informed about local and statewide issues. Bernadette is a local high school student who hopes to take her newfound appreciation for news broadcasting with her to college.
Nickolas Steinig is a News Intern at WSLR. They are a student enrolled at the New College of Florida studying journalism and innovative digital media. They've also published articles as a staff writer and photographer for the Catalyst newspaper and have carved out a niche for tackling complex, controversial social issues.