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Wayne Garcia

University of South Florida
Digital journalism instructor
Tampa, FL
Wayne Garcia worked in daily journalism and politics for more than 30 years, covering (or running) hundreds elections and specializing in computer-assisted journalism involving campaign contributions and the nature of wealth and power. His blog, Political Whore, was named the Best Blog in the SPJ-South Florida's Sunshine State Awards. He is an instructor at the University of South Florida-Tampa, where he teaches reporting skills that include advanced reporting, public records, data visualization, computer-assisted investigations and narrative longform. He also serves as the executive director of the Florida Scholastic Press Association.