Meryl Kornfield

Washington, D.C.


Education: University of Florida, BS in Journalism

Meryl Kornfield is a staff writer on the general assignment desk. Meryl graduated in 2019 with honors from the University of Florida, where she studied journalism and Latin America. Meryl has reported for outlets across Florida, including the Associated Press, the South Florida Sun Sentinel, the Palm Beach Post, the Gainesville Sun and UF’s independent student newspaper, The Alligator.
Latest from Meryl Kornfield

    ‘People are tired of seeing old White men being presidents’

    We asked Democratic voters if they want Biden to run for reelection.

    April 24, 2023

    Democrats reluctant about Biden 2024, but they see no other choice

    They are lukewarm about picking Biden as their nominee, but many believe he may be the best hope of preventing a second Trump term and fighting extremism.

    April 24, 2023

    Some Democrats worry crackdown on TikTok could hurt party

    The Biden administration's crackdown on TikTok is worrying Democratic strategists who increasingly rely on the platform.

    April 16, 2023

    White House prepares for legal and political battle on abortion pill

    The Biden administration seeks to reassure abortion rights supporters without running afoul of the courts after conflicting rulings on mifepristone.

    April 12, 2023

    Republican Asa Hutchinson announces he is running for president

    The former Arkansas governor becomes the latest to join the GOP primary.

    April 2, 2023

    Biden-Netanyahu spat bursts into full view

    A growing rift between President Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu burst into the open as the two leaders exchanged barbs.

    March 29, 2023

    DeSantis dismisses Russian invasion of Ukraine as a ‘territorial dispute’

    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) says protecting Ukraine is not a vital U.S. interest, firmly aligning himself with former president Donald Trump.

    March 14, 2023

    What to know about the lawsuit Dominion filed against Fox News

    Dominion filed a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit in 2021, alleging that Fox repeatedly aired false election claims that involved the voting technology company.

    March 7, 2023

    Sen. Feinstein says she’s home from hospital and recovering from shingles

    Feinstein, who announced last month that she would not seek reelection in 2024, said Tuesday that she would be returning to the Senate “as soon as possible.”

    March 7, 2023

    ‘Boy Meets World’ actor Ben Savage announces congressional bid

    The star of the 1990s coming-of-age sitcom, who had filed as a Democrat in January, formally announced his bid in an Instagram post, declaring himself a union member, longtime resident of the district, and “unhindered by political divisions and special interests.”

    March 7, 2023