Ken Garcia joined UF Health in January 2020 as public relations specialist with UF Health Communications assisting with media requests, social media and story pitching.
Previously, he served as the media liaison for the South Bend (Indiana) Police Department. He spent several years in broadcast journalism for TV stations in Idaho and Indiana as a reporter, anchor and meteorologist. He also served the American Red Cross as a regional communicator based in Oklahoma City.
He has a bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication from the University of Florida and a certificate in Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University.