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2019 COOK-OFF JUDGES

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Aaron Jacobson has been a part of Tampa radio for the last 8 years. Before starting his career here in Tampa he attended the University of Tampa where he ran the radio station WUTT. He co-hosts AM Tampa Bay in the mornings on 970 WFLA with Jack Harris and then jumps over to 620 WDAE to host the Pat and Aaron Show in the afternoon. He covers all the sports teams in the Bay area as well as local news stories and events.

AARON JACOBSON

970 WFLA & 620 WDAE - iHeart Media
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Ian Beckles is a former football Guard who played seven seasons in the NFL with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers followed by two years with the Philadelphia Eagles. Beckles is the current co-host of the highly-rated The Ron & Ian Show on iHeartMedia, Inc.'s WDAE (620 AM and 95.3 FM) along with host, Ron Diaz.

IAN BECKLES

The Ron & Ian Show - iHeart Media

Jenn is the personality behind lifestyle blog This Jenn Girl, a digital outlet covering places to eat and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, along with travel, style and beauty highlights. In its 5th year, Jenn continues to foster a sense of community with like-minded individuals who love exploring their city through This Jenn Girl.

JENN THAI

This Jenn Girl
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I am the Publisher/Editor of Macaroni Kid South Tampa.  I am “that Mom” who is passionate about keeping her children busy and engaged in a variety of activities (educational experiences are a definite bonus). In my free time, I enjoy volunteering with Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and at my children's school.

KOLLEEN OSTERBERGER

Macaroni Kid - South Tampa

Laurie is a Lifestyle Blogger (Laurie Livin Life) focusing on food, drinks & events. A proud USF Alumni (GO BULLS!) now living in Sarasota, Fl, she is a huge sports nut and never misses a game. Laurie describes herself as a hometown TomBoy who loves food, beer, sports & fun!

LAURIE SCHROEDER

Laurie Livin Life
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Tracy Guida is a Tampa based food and football obsessed girl that loves to fork around town. As the blogger behind Eat, Drink & Be Tracy and Forking Around Town, she lives for food and isn’t afraid to show it. Tailgating is one of her favorite hobbies and she loves getting creative with recipes. You can follow her on Instagram @forkingaroundtown and @tracyguida to see what she is currently eating.

TRACY GUIDA

Forking Around Town