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Lillian Hernández Caraballo


Lillian (Lilly) Hernández Caraballo is a bilingual, multimedia journalist covering housing and homelessness for Central Florida Public Media, as a Report for America corps member. Before joining public radio, she was an editor for the weekly newspaper Hometown News, and an associate producer at Spectrum News 13 in a top 20 TV market. Hernández Caraballo graduated from University of Central Florida in 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, a minor in writing and rhetoric, and a certification in Hispanic media. While at UCF, she served as editor-in-chief of NSM Today, the student news outlet, and interned with several organizations, including the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting, WKMG News 6, and WUCF 89.9. She also hosted, managed, and web produced the award-winning project WUCF's “The Road to Freedom Avenue: The Legacy of Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore.” Her role in that project was instrumental in earning the organization a National Edward R. Murrow Award in 2022 for Excellence in Digital Reporting, among other accolades. Her passions include reporting on issues of climate, social, and economic justice, as well as government and politics.