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Jayna Taylor-Smith

Digitial Journalist & Media Strategist

Location icon United States of America

I'm a journalist who is passionate about telling stories about dance, millennials and women's issues.

I recently graduated Cum Laude from the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in journalism and a minor in innovation. Learning about journalism during the age of the internet has allowed me to appreciate and understand its transition from print to to the web.

College Magazine
The Top 10 Schools for Dance

Using criteria such as success of alumni, diversity courses and competitive dance departments, this carefully curated list has been a resource for college-bound dancers across the nation.

Sparks Magazine | Issue No. 14
Choreographing Culture

Why South Asian Americans choreograph fusion. Professional dancers from around the world tell the stories of where their heritage and hobby collide.

Orange & Blue Magazine | Spring 2018 Issue
Dear Dance, Thank You

The impact dance has on the youth of Gainesville.

Jennifer Medina

A story following a young girl whose brother has cancer. The photo story was created in a photojournalism course at the University of Florida.

Orange & Blue Magazine | Spring 2018 Issue
Obsessions Over Brand Names

Experts explain why you love your favorite brands and remain loyal to them.

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