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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Blaze Pizza is opening its second Florida location on Monday across from the St. Johns Town Center in Jacksonville.

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JEA has lifted a boil water advisory for communities in Northwest St. Johns County.

The advisory was issued after a contractor working for a developer hit a 20 inch pipe on Wednesday.

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In a manslaughter case involving a man who was fatally struck by a car after an altercation at a bar, a state appeals court Thursday ruled that a vehicle can be considered a weapon in criminal cases.

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Duval County Public Schools will making up for the six instructional days that students were off due to Hurricane Irma.

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A new exhibit that’s centered around the fashion of the PBS series opens to the public at the Lightner Museum in St. Augustine on October 4.

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