Isabella Benjumea

I am a Broadcast/Electronic Journalism student at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. I'm also the Secretary of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists at UCF and a reporter for Knightly Latino.

Connecting others around the world through my work and finding amazing hidden stories to tell is what I'm most passionate about. 

Four years ago in Parkland, my world came apart. Now I’m putting it back together. | Commentary

Chocolates, teddy bears, love letters, and smiles were everywhere that day. The sun was shining, music was playing in the courtyard, and young couples were the center of attention. It was a school day like any other, but it was Valentine’s Day, and thoughts of love filled the air — at least for a time. Students left their third period class, said goodbye to their friends, and were ready for their last class of the day so they could go home to their loved ones. Little did they know that some would not get the chance.

Ongoing COVID-19 pandemic transforms the travel industry with new restrictions

From deadly viruses, to racial equality movements, the world seemingly turned upside down in 2020, with many deeming the year as a rough chapter in future history books. Specifically, the ongoing pandemic has altered people’s lives in many different ways, including the way in which we travel. The pandemic prevents being able to spontaneously visit or see loved ones out of fear of spreading the virus. The wound inflicted by the pandemic in the travel industry is very deep, and those who have take

Students adjust workspaces and develop study techniques to aid them with online learning

Completing the usual workload while sitting at a desk with your teacher helping you. School norms include a variety of books and resources physically accessible and the ability to communicate with your peers in a classroom setting. Now, class begins and you are in your room alone; laying on your bed in front of a computer with all possible distractions in front of you. For some, it is not the preferred way of education, especially since students are accustomed to learning in a classroom setting,

Senioritis and challenges affecting seniors in 2021

Senioritis is “is a common affliction describing the lack of motivation felt by students who are reaching the end of their courses,” according to Google’s urban dictionary. Many seniors in high school experience this, and this school year with online learning, students have been more at risk. Senioritis has been an issue since the start of times, but with the lack of incentive that students have been experiencing due to not being able to enjoy their last high school year from their physical scho

Isabella Benjumea 🎥 on : "Feliz mes de la herencia Hispana💛 Aquí les comparto algunas noticias sobre Hispanos que han ocurrido recientemente✨ #noticias #hispanicheritagemonth #news #hispanos #latinos"

Isabella Benjumea 🎥 shared a post on Instagram: "Feliz mes de la herencia Hispana💛 Aquí les comparto algunas noticias sobre Hispanos que han ocurrido recientemente✨ #noticias #hispanicheritagemonth #news #hispanos #latinos". Follow their account to see 7 posts.

Isabella Benjumea 🎥 on : "Latino representation in the media🎙️ | are we being represented enough in media platforms? Not in least. We, as Hispanic Journalists and public figures, have to change this,

Isabella Benjumea 🎥 shared a post on Instagram: "Latino representation in the media🎙️ | are we being represented enough in media platforms? Not in least. We, as Hispanic Journalists and public figures, have to change this, for the sake of our representation in this country 🇺🇸🇨🇴 This is a very concerning topic, but a really important one to know so we can make a change on it✊🏼 #hispanics #latinx #hispanicheritagemonth #news #representationmatters #media". Follow their account to see 7 posts.

Isabella Benjumea 🎥 on : "100,000 Puerto Ricans still don’t have power after two weeks of Hurricane Fiona‼️ Due to this, president Biden has traveled to Puerto Rico and pledges to transform its power

Isabella Benjumea 🎥 shared a post on Instagram: "100,000 Puerto Ricans still don’t have power after two weeks of Hurricane Fiona‼️ Due to this, president Biden has traveled to Puerto Rico and pledges to transform its power system🇺🇸 “Today, I’m announcing more than $60 million in funding to help coastal areas in Puerto Rico become better prepared,” Biden said. “In addition, there’s nearly $700 million in infrastructure investments in Puerto Rico that have already been announced since I signed t

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