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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The Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors has unanimously approved admitting girls.

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Southeastern Grocers, which is headquartered in Jacksonville, is converting eight more Winn-Dixie stores across Florida to its other brands.

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The University of North Florida’s Public Opinion Research Laboratory (PORL) released a new poll Thursday morning that shows almost 63 percent of registered Republicans in Duval County said they were less likely to watch NFL games because of the national anthem protest.

First Coast No More Homeless Pets

Some 200 dogs from Florida counties hit by Hurricane Irma last month were among the 630 shelter dogs and cats adopted over the weekend at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds.

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The Florida Department of Education has released its annual list of schools across the state that earned the Five Star School Award.

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The Riverside Avondale Preservation Board of Directors is putting together a new strategic plan and is seeking input from residents and the general community.

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT'S OFFICE

Homeowners in Clay County with roofs that still need repairs have a place to turn for help this week.

Provided by Blaze Pizza

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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