TyLisa C. Johnson is a breaking news reporter covering cops, courts and crime in Pasco County for the Tampa Bay Times. Before joining the times in November, TyLisa worked with The Dallas Morning News. She has also worked with The New York Times Student Journalism Institute, ProPublica, Tallahassee Democrat and The News Journal. In April, she graduated from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. She grew up in northern Delaware.