About Us


Mission Statement

To give student voices an outlet to spread civic engagement, report on local politics, and increase overall academic political awareness.


Jane Gray


Jane is in her senior year at UF and is double majoring in economics and political science. In addition to being Editor-in-Chief of the Florida Political Review, Jane is also very involved with the Bob Graham Center as a fellow and student assistant. After graduation, Jane plans on traveling and attending law school.



Kaitlyn Salyer

Managing Editor

Kaitlyn is a junior from Fort Myers, Florida studying Philosophy and International Studies. Aside from her involvement in Florida Political Review, Kaitlyn competes on the University of Florida's Mock Trial team and is an intern for UF Student Legal Services. She plans to study international or constitutional law in the future.


Blake Jackson


Blake Jackson is a fourth year finance major from Sarasota. He has been involved with FPR since his freshman fall and has served as treasurer for the past two years. Blake has interned with PepsiCo the past two summers and plans to work with PepsiCo after graduation. Blake’s honor’s thesis is on how advertising investments impact value creation for consumer goods firms. In his free time, Blake likes to read, spend time with his family, and talk NBA statistics.

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Gray Ingram


Gray is a third-year Economics major here at the University of Florida. He is interested international and developmental economics, and plans on attending law school next year. After graduating, he hopes to pursue a career that explores the intersection between international economic, political, and legal development.


Grace Banahan

Social Media Director



Jessica Martinez

Marketing Director



Madi Spector

Group Director

Madi is a senior studying journalism and international relations. She has a passion for foreign policy, different cultures and especially editing journalism which is why she is extremely excited to begin her position as group editor. Outside of FPR, she is also a newsroom web editor for WUFT, a member of Model United Nations and an active sister of Phi Mu. Chat her up about Harry Potter, different foods or Israel for a riveting conversation.

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