Karen Bell was born and raised in the fishing village of Cortez and comes from a long line of fisherfolk. After attending college on Florida’s East Coast, she returned to help run her family’s seafood businesses. She came back to Cortez because she appreciates the history and strong work ethic of the industry, but sees challenges and changes in its future.
Student Interviewer: Anna Hamilton
Anna Hamilton hopes to tell stories wherever they may lurk. She is currently in her last year at New College of Florida and majoring in the Humanities. Her senior thesis deals with documentary radio programs. Anna intends to pursue this interest in a graduate school.
Posted in: 2010