200 E. Las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL
News Researcher, FloriDUH blogger
Responsible for providing accurate, concise, and timely responses to inquiries on a wide range of topics for stories by conducting in-depth research across news aggregators, public records databases and other specialized resources. Conducts staff training in databases and public records. Also responsible for the Sun-Sentinel's FloriDUH blog, a compilation of weird, wacky, strange news from the Sunshine State.
Barbara Hijek is a professional librarian who has been been working as a news researcher for over two decades: First with the St. Petersburg Times and, since Jan. 1997, with the Sun-Sentinel.
Pittsburgh Steelers, live blues music, gardening, family & friends.