Author: Steve Wilson

Tom Jennings, Filmmaker of ‘The Real Right Stuff’, Talks with Steve Wilson About Project Mercury

Tom Jennings talks with Steve Wilson in the latest edition of “Sit Down with Steve.” Jennings is the filmmaker of the documentary The Real Right Stuff. The documentary chronicles Project Mercury, the Mercury 7 astronauts, and all things space-related that took place during that time. […]

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WATCH: TSgt. Brandon Shaffner Talks About How Playing Cocoa Tiger Football Prepared Him for Military Service

Brandon Shaffner, born and raised in central Florida, graduated from Cocoa High School in 2008, and like many young people, didn’t know what he wanted to do after graduation. […]

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WATCH: Emily Palichat’s Driftwood Sign Project Brings a Smile to Brevard Beachgoers

Emily Palichat enjoys spending time at the beach. During the aftermath of one of our tropical storms, she picked up quite a few pieces of driftwood on the beach and took them home. Palichat thought to herself that the driftwood would make a pretty cool sign and then got busy on her project. […]

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SIT DOWN WITH STEVE: Astronaut Basketball Coach Larry Gilreath Leaving Incredible Legacy

Larry Gilreath is a mainstay in Brevard County. The young man that moved to Titusville, Florida, in 1970 after graduating from East Tennessee State has made his mark and continues to make his mark. He has done so by working with young people on the Space Coast as an educator and a basketball coach. […]

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SIT DOWN WITH STEVE: Brevard Native and Surf Phenom Caroline Marks Talks About the Olympics and More

Surf phenom Caroline Marks has ascended to professional surfing’s next title contender in just a few short years, a span highlighted in Red Bull Media House’s latest documentary release, “That’s Caroline,” that will release on April 14 on Red Bull TV. […]

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SIT DOWN WITH STEVE: Viera High School’s Taylor Jensen Continues to Excel at the Collegiate Level

Taylor Jensen continues to make the game of softball look easy as she excels at the collegiate level for the Florida SouthWestern State College Buccaneers in Fort Myers. […]

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SIT DOWN WITH STEVE: Multimedia Journalist Breanna Sorensen Excells On Both Sides of the Camera

When Breanna Sorensen graduated from Titusville High School in 2016 she had a plan: as a broadcast journalism major, she wanted to go to a university in a large market that would present her with opportunities to intern with different media outlets. […]

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STORIES OF SERVICE: World War II Vet Frank Richiuso’s ‘Someone to Remember’ Recreated By Family

WATCH: In the latest edition of “Stories of Service,” Steve Wilson talks with Pete Richiuso, Jay Richiuso and Gianna Rose. Pete and Jay’s father, Frank Richiuso, was a World War II veteran who wrote the song, “Someone to Remember,” in Germany in 1945. His granddaughter Gianna Rose, Jay’s daughter, recently recorded the song at Lily Pad Studio in Cocoa. […]

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SIT DOWN WITH STEVE: Rockledge High School’s Samantha Mason Publishes First Novel

SIT DOWN WITH STEVE: Rockledge High School sophomore Samantha Mason has accomplished something that not too many people her age have done: She recently published her first novel! “Lillian Grace is Absolutely not Normal” is the brainchild of Mason, having written it in a little less than one year. […]

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Former Astronaut High School Star Favian Upshaw Tapped as Running Backs Coach at Georgia Southern

Former Astronaut High School standout athlete Favian Upshaw talks with Steve Wilson in the latest edition of “Sit Down with Steve.” Upshaw, now the running backs coach at Georgia Southern, talks about his high school and college playing days, and also the excitement of returning to his alma mater Georgia Southern, as a coach. He talks about these topics and much more in this exclusive interview. […]

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SIT DOWN WITH STEVE: Titusville High School’s Anna Jo Gullikson Continues to Make a Difference

Anna Jo Gullikson, a senior at Titusville High School, talks with Steve Wilson in the latest edition of “Sit Down with Steve.” Anna Jo talks about her time at THS, her participation in sports, her love of family, and much more in this exclusive interview. […]

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SIT DOWN WITH STEVE: Isaiah Bozza Overcomes Challenges, Continues to Defy the Odds

At one time, Isaiah Bozza was a typical little boy. He did everything you would expect a boy to do. He loved sports, he played youth football and basketball, he ran, jumped, and played just like you would expect. Then it happened. […]

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WATCH: Palm Bay Native, Former Bayside Bear Deon Broomfield Returns to Iowa State to Coach

Deon Broomfield, Safeties Coach with the Iowa State Cyclones talks with Steve Wilson in the latest edition of “Sit Down with Steve.” Broomfield talks about his days at Bayside High School, his playing days for the Cyclones and Buffalo Bills, his coaching, both in the college ranks, and in the NFL, and much more in this exclusive interview. […]

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USF Student with Autism Making a Difference, Founded ‘The Ability Beyond Disability’ to Tell Her Story

Rachel Barcellona talks with Steve Wilson in the latest edition of “Sit Down with Steve.” Barcellona was diagnosed with autism at age three and has overcome enormous odds. Along with being an autism advocate, she is an actress, model, author, singer and pageant winner. She currently appears on two billboards in Times Square in NYC! […]

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WATCH: Applications for Infinite Scholars Program Now Open for Brevard County Students

Applications for the Infinite Scholars Program are now underway. The Infinite Scholars Program is a non-profit organization, and, according to Southeast Regional Vice President Dr. Laura Dorsey, has one mission; and that is to “help high school seniors go to college.” […]

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‘Stories of Service’ Will Highlight Brevard Veterans Memorial Center, Those Who Served

The Friday Night Locker Room and Space Coast Daily have recently partnered with the Brevard Veterans Memorial Center, at 400 S. Sykes Creek Parkway, in Merritt Island. Be sure to tune in Monday, February 1 at 2 p.m. for our inaugural show, ”Stories of Service.” […]

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WATCH: Steve Wilson Sits Down With Rockledge Resident and Best-Selling Author Leigh Duncan

Local author, Leigh Duncan, knew at an early age that she wanted to be a writer, In fact, she wrote her first story in the second grade. She is a graduate of Cocoa High School and the University of Florida. While in Gainesville, she met her future husband, who after graduation, joined the U.S. Navy. After moving around for the better part of 20 years, they decided to come back home to Brevard County. […]

Special Olympics Florida to Host Virtual Fundraising Event ‘Florida Revolution Inclusion 5K’ on Nov. 30

Special Olympic’s Valerie Johnson talks with the Friday Night Locker Room’s Steve Wilson about the impact COVID-19 has had on the athletes. Even though most things are shut down, there is still a need for fundraising and on Nov. 30 Special Olympics will host the  Virtual 5K Run, Walk or Roll, “Florida Revolution Inclusion 5K.” […]