Josh Cascio joined the FOX 13 team as a reporter in March of 2011.
Prior to working in Tampa, Josh was a general assignment reporter at ABC News 4 in Charleston, South Carolina. He spent three years in the Lowcountry, reporting on a variety of stories that took him from the governor's personal home to the flight deck of a C-17 aircraft. Josh received an Associated Press Award and a South Carolina Broadcast Association Star Award for his five-part series, "Dirty Jobs of the Lowcountry."
Josh's news career began in June of 2005 in Rock Hill, South Carolina at CN2 News. There he did it all, from reporting and anchoring to studio production and shooting. While at CN2, Josh won "Best Feature Story" two years in a row from the Radio and Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas.
Josh is a 2005 graduate of Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina. He majored in broadcast journalism with a Spanish minor. Josh also traveled to Salamanca, Spain as part of his foreign language courses.
Originally from Waterford, Connecticut, Josh is thrilled to call Tampa home! A huge sports fan, you'll often find Josh watching them live or on TV. He's a diehard Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics and University of Connecticut Huskies fan. Josh also spends his free time playing pickup basketball and/or lifting weights at the gym.
Josh loves meeting new people and telling interesting stories, so if you see him around town, be sure to say hello.
The Emergency Policy Group in Hillsborough County voted to extend the face-covering order Monday, but they shifted some of the penalties for non-compliance to individuals, rather than businesses.
Travel restrictions to Connecticut, New Jersey and New York are being ramped up. Now, travelers from 16 states, including Florida, must self-isolate when heading north.
February 2009, former University of South Florida football players Nick Schuyler and William Bleakley, along with Raiders linebacker Marquis Cooper and former Buccaneer Corey Smith, left the Clearwater Marina for an offshore fishing run.
This week the Board of Governors approved the fall reopening plans for all 12 of Florida’s public universities. Students at the University of South Florida can expect a hybrid learning model, meaning classes will be a combination of both in-person and online learning.
At least four popular South Tampa hotspots -- MacDinton’s, SoHo Saloon, Yard of Ale, and Cask Social -- are all closing temporarily after employees either tested positive or showed symptoms related to COVID-19.
Kimberly Overman wants you to be able to wear a mask at work and not face issues or retribution from your boss. ”There was a hope this would be about public health, unfortunately it’s become political."
In every level of government, from federal to local, officials have encouraged the wearing of masks or cloth face covers to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
An unnerving trend appears to be revealing itself when it comes to new coronavirus cases in Florida -- the numbers are going up. Since Tuesday, the state has seen at least six days in a row with more than 1,000 new cases each. Florida had been averaging just 700 a day.
St. Petersburg Police Chief Anthony Holloway demonstrated Tuesday the new body-worn cameras he and four other officers will be testing over the next several weeks.
Protests outside the St. Petersburg Police Department remained peaceful Monday.