To celebrate Earth Day, I’ve launched my project “Sustainable Tampa Bay: Examining People, Planet and Profit.”
Through interviews with Tampa Bay ‘green’ experts, it was found that while the region is struggling to adapt green practices, there are significant grassroots movements in both Tampa and St. Petersburg. Most stress the need for public education on these issues. The online project examines both personal and business perspectives within the ‘green’ movement, detailing the benefits of sustainability, energy efficiency, and education through storytelling and multimedia components.
The online project “Sustainable Tampa Bay: Examining People, Profit and Sustainability”, is broken down into three sections: Sustainability, Energy Efficiency, and Education. These categories emerged after interviews with ten Tampa Bay ‘green’ experts ranging from ‘green’ business owners to sustainability consultants to educators at local colleges and universities. The categories represent the three most important issues facing the Tampa Bay community.
This project was produced as a requirement for graduation at the University of South Florida for a Master’s degree in Mass Communications: Multimedia Journalism.