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2 months 3 weeks ago

On this Thursday edition of NewsBreak, Jessie Lauck brings you the latest on an investigation into President Trump’s financial records, sexual abuse allegations in the Boy Scouts, and a special new resident at Zoo Miami.



NewsBreak is a daily 90 second news update that will provide the University of Miami community with vital information. Each day NewsBreak has a different host that will provide you with the latest in campus news. When the hosts aren't in the field going LIVE at an event, they'll be streaming from the studios of the School of Communication.

When to Watch

Monday - Friday > on the UMTV website, Facebook, and Twitter



Ben Ezzy
Executive Producer

Ben Ezzy is a junior majoring in Broadcast Journalism and minoring in Sport Administration. In addition to serving as the Executive Producer of NewsBreak, Ben is also an Associate Producer of UMTV’s SportsDesk and the Director of UMTV’s NewsVision. Ben is also a member of the President’s 100 Advisory Board, as the Special Events chair. Ben also works with WVUM Sports and is an Intramural Supervisor on campus.

Charlotte Payne
Executive Producer

Charlotte Payne is a junior majoring in Broadcast Journalism and minoring in Sports Administration. She previously studied at Loyola Marymount University and New York University before transferring to the University of Miami. During her time here, she has been an anchor and reporter for NewsBreak and been a segment host on Pulse. Currently, she is a host on SportsDesk.  

Gianna Sanchez
Executive Producer

Gianna Sanchez is a sophomore at the University of Miami studying Broadcast Journalism with a minor in the Music Business Industry. She is an Executive Producer of NewsBreak, Social Media Manager for UMTV, and an Associate Producer for SportsDesk. Sanchez is also the Photo Editor for Distraction Magazine and is the videographer chair for Category 5.