Mary Shedden is news director at WUSF Public Media, the NPR station in Tampa, Florida.
Since arriving at WUSF in 2013, Shedden has worked as a reporter and as editor of the Health News Florida journalism collaborative. She's also worked at The Tampa Tribune and TBO.com, Florida Today and the Gainesville Sun.
Over the years, she's helped tell the stories of Floridians living with HIV, children poisoned by toxic toys, and the families whose loved ones were murdered by a serial killer.
Shedden earned journalism honors from groups including the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters, the Society of Professional Journalists, Associated Press Sports Editors, and the Florida Society of News Editors. Health News Florida won a 2016 national Edward R. Murrow Award when she was its editor.