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.

Dave Winer / Wikimedia Commons

Comcast customers should soon see fewer internet streaming bottlenecks.

MyFlorida.com

Jacksonville Chief Financial Officer Mike Weinstein has been appointed as Interim Executive Director of the new Kids Hope Alliance by Mayor Lenny Curry.

The Teal Pumpkin Project / FoodAllergy.org

You may run into some teal pumpkins while out trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween. 

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

A wide variety of First Coast cultural and entertainment attractions are teaming up to offer kids free admission during the month of November.

RYAN BENK / WJCT News

Former President Bill Clinton is visiting Jacksonville on Tuesday as part of a three-day tour of his Clinton Foundation projects.

Wikimedia Commons

A large job fair is scheduled at Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Advanced Technology Center from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

With Florida-Georgia weekend upon us, many motorists will no doubt be surprised by new traffic patterns the Florida Department of Transportation has been rolling out over the past week as part of the Overland Bridge project along Interstate 95.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Jacksonville-based Stein Mart has let go 48 employees at its corporate headquarters on the Southbank.

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Former State Senator Girardeau represented Jacksonville in the Florida Senate from 1982-1992, rising to Senate President Pro Tempore from 1988-1990.

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Amazon

Amazon announced Wednesday it’s rolling out a new service in Jacksonville and 36 other cities on November 8 that will allow homeowners to give Amazon couriers access to their homes to drop off packages inside.

John Burr

You may notice a change the next time you visit a St. Vincent’s Healthcare facility in Jacksonville.

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McDonald’s is joining the ranks of restaurants that offer food delivery in Jacksonville.

flgov.com and WJCT News

As political insiders look to whether term-limited Gov. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) will run for the U.S. Senate, a new UNF poll out this morning shows that if he does, incumbent Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) will have a tough battle ahead.


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Some Jacksonville Transportation Authority bus riders are in for changes as the transit agency looks at modifying three routes, adding two and eliminating two. 


Drone Aviation Corp.

A Jacksonville drone company has secured a new contract worth more than $800,000 from a U.S. Department of Defense customer.


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