News Team

Ryan Stanley
Community Volunteer

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 Nwokeji
Community Volunteer

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. 

Johannes Werner
News Coordinator
Zach Fahringer
News team intern
Joshua Epstein
Nickolas Steinig

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. 

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