Carla Bayron is a multi-media journalist at WCJB-TV20.
She joined the TV-20 News team in April 2016.
She is from Palm Harbor, FL, a small town about an hour northwest of Tampa.
She is no stranger to Gainesville and North Central Florida. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications with a B.S. in Telecommunication in spring 2015.
Previously, she was an anchor and multi-media journalist for Florida’s 5 WUFT-TV in Gainesville, FL. She also worked as a reporter, producer, and anchor for WUFT-TV’s First at Five consumer and health segments. She briefly worked as a reporter with NBC2/ABC7 News in Fort Myers, FL where she covered major and breaking news events.
During the summer of 2013, Carla interned with WESH 2 News in Winter Park, FL. She was the only intern who had the opportunity to shadow reporters and videographers outside of the Seminole County Courthouse in Sanford, FL during the nationally covered George Zimmerman Trial. Carla has also interned with FOX 13 News in Tampa, FL, as well as GTN News in Gainesville, FL.
When she is not in the newsroom, Carla enjoys creative writing, drawing, traveling, and taking pictures. Carla is also of proud Puerto Rican descent.
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