Spectrum News 13 Photographer Jesse Walden Recovering From Shooting That Killed Colleague

Spectrum News 13 photojournalist Jesse Walden is recovering after being critically injured in the pair of shootings that killed reporter Dylan Lyons and a 9-year-old girl.

Murdered Florida Spectrum News Reporter Identified As Dylan Lyons

Dylan Lyons has been identified as the Spectrum News 13 reporter who was murdered yesterday while reporting at the scene of a homicide. He was 24. Spectrum News 13 photojournalist Jesse Walden was also critically injured.

A Florida TV Station Offered Viewers Raw, Emotional Coverage Of The Shooting Of Its Own Journalists

Spectrum News 13 Reporter In Orlando Killed Covering Story

A central Florida television journalist and a little girl were fatally shot Wednesday afternoon near the scene of a fatal shooting from earlier in the day, authorities said. A second Spetrum News 13 journalist was also shot and hospitalized in critical condition. A news crew from WFTV Orlando was also on the scene and tried to give medical aid to the Spectrum 13 journalists.

Is There A Hole In Your News Coverage? Report For America Wants To Help You Fill It

Orlando-based Spectrum News 13 recognized its coverage was missing a beat. So, in June 2020, it brought on Molly Duerig, a multimedia Report for America (RFA) journalist, who earned her master’s degree from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, to cover an underreported topic — the central Florida housing crisis. Report for America, a nonprofit national organization that recruits and supports a corps of young reporters around the country, is hoping that more local stations will hire people like Duerig — one of the few RFA journalists to join a TV newsroom.