Lauren Whiddon


Lauren Whiddon is a University of Florida journalism senior with a specialization in photojournalism and a minor in Spanish.

She has previously served as an arts and culture reporter for The Independent Florida Alligator and a photojournalist for the statewide Fresh Take Florida news desk. Her photos have been featured in the Miami Herald, the Tampa Bay Times, and the Orlando Sentinel.

She will serve as The Independent Florida Alligator’s arts and culture editor.

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