Bill Bortzfield

DIGITAL CONTENT EDITOR

Bill joined WJCT News in September of 2017 from The Florida Times-Union, where he served in a variety of multimedia journalism positions.

He was the homepage editor for Jacksonville.com and worked on projects that included an automotive column and podcast, along with handling assignments such as elections and special web sections.

He's covered stories ranging from presidents and community leaders to hurricane preparations and beyond.

Bill also worked as the Digital Director at First Coast News, overseeing the stations' website, apps and social media platforms. 

He got his start as a TV news producer, working at stations including KRIV-Fox 26, where he also served as the assistant news director and at KESQ-ABC 3, where he was the station's news director.

Married with two grown children, Bill enjoys cars, motorcycles, and most importantly - family and friends.

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Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry says he’s decided that in addition to flying the United States flag, “we should add the five military branch flags in an array around the National Colors in front of City Hall.”

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The beach water advisory issued Tuesday for a small section of Jekyll Island has been lifted.

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Plans for the old Neptune Beach Kmart shopping center have taken a new turn.

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Glynn County health officials are warning beach goers on Jekyll Island not to go in the water in the Middle Beach area at the convention center.

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is showing off its latest additions.

JEA

JEA has issued a precautionary boil water advisory following a water main break on Sunday.

Web.com

Jacksonville-based Web.com has announced a deal to be acquired by an affiliate of Siris Capital Group, LLC for approximately $2 billion.

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It’s well known the vast majority of new cars start depreciating as soon as they’re driven off the lot. But some can drop more than 50 percent in value in the first three years.

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A new report estimates $351 billion worth of Florida homes will be at risk from tidal flooding by the end of the century, including a significant portion in First Coast coastal communities.

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This week Jacksonville’s City Council approved the transfer deal of some prime Village of Mayport waterfront property from JAXPORT to the city for $1.

FDOT

Toll roads are returning to the First Coast with Interstate 95 the most high-profile project in the planning stages.

This week on The Florida Roundup we discussed nine symbols of the Confederacy that have been removed in Florida over the past three years. Dozens more remain. We also looked at the increasingly crowded field of Democrats vying for governor.

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A big change is coming to next year’s 26.2 with Donna - The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer.

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Jehovah’s Witnesses will be holding three-day conventions at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on June 15-17 and June 29-July 1.

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Elite Airways has announced new nonstop service between Rochester International Airport (RST) in Minnesota to Northeast Florida Regional Airport (UST) in St. Augustine.

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