People

  • Reporter / Host, "All Things Considered"

    Cyd Hoskinson began working at WJCT on Valentine’s Day 2011. 

    Among her many accomplishments, she hosted and produced a children’s radio show called "Balloons"; covered the Ted Bundy trial and, later, the Atlanta child murder trials; co...

  • Music Director / Host, "Electro Lounge" & "Route 66"

    David Luckin joined WJCT as a development producer in 2000, bringing with him 19 years’ experience as a Jacksonville news photographer and a lifelong passion for music. The New York native hosted his first local music program at Gainesville’s...

  • Meteorologist

    Jeff Huffman is Chief Meteorologist at the University of Florida in Gainesville. In addition to his full-time position at the university's radio and television stations, WUFT-FM/TV and WRUF-TV, the latter of which he co-founded, Huffman also...

  • News Director

    News Director Jessica Palombo came to WJCT after years of reporting on state government for Florida Public Radio in Tallahassee. Among her accolades are a statewide Society of Professional Journalists award for Best Government...

  • Chief Operating Officer

    Karen  found her home in public broadcasting after working for several  years as a commercial television reporter. She joined WJCT in 2005 as the host of 89.9 FM’s Morning Edition and has held many different roles at the station in both radio...

  • Producer, "First Coast Connect"

    Kevin Meerschaert is back at WJCT after two years, rejoining the station as producer of First Coast Connect.

    Kevin was a reporter for WJCT News...

  • Reporter

    Reporter Lindsey Kilbride joined WJCT News in 2015 after completing the radio documentary program at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine.

    Lindsey also has a degree in multimedia journalism from the University of...

  • News Intern

    Matthew Farina is a summer intern for WJCT News.

    He's also a junior at the University of North Florida, where he's pursuing a bachelor's degree in communication and a minor in international business.

    Last Spring, Matthew enrolled...

  • Host/Producer, "First Coast Connect"

    "First Coast Connect" host/producer Melissa Ross joined WJCT in 2009 with 20 years of experience in broadcasting, including stints in Cincinnati, Chicago, Orlando and Jacksonville. During her career as a television and radio news anchor and...

  • Manager, Radio Reading Service / Host, "Morning Edition"

    Michelle Corum joined WJCT as "Morning Edition" host in late 2012 and brought with her more than 10 years of experience as an announcer and reporter for public radio stations in Lawrence, Kansas, and Interlochen, Michigan.

    Her news and...

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