People

  • News Intern

    Amy Hadden is a senior at the University of Florida in the College of Journalism and Communications. Her major is telecommunication, pursuing a career in broadcast journalism upon graduation.

     

    ​Amy...

  • 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 trail 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 full time after completing a radio documentary program at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine.

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

  • 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...

  • Co-Host, "Deemable Tech"

    Ray’s love for radio and technology lead him to volunteer at WJCT 89.9 FM in 2011. After volunteering during WJCT’s "First Coast Connect" for several months...

  • REPORTER / HOST "Indie Endeavour"

    Ryan Benk comes to WJCT from Tallahassee, where he worked as a news researcher and reporter for NPR affiliate WFSU. Originally from Miami, he graduated with a bachelor's in English literature from Florida State University....

  • News Intern

    Serena Summerfield is a senior communication student at the University of North Florida with a focus in broadcast journalism.

    She is enthusiastic about writing and photography, and hopes to incorporate both skills into her future career....

  • DIGITAL CONTENT EDITOR / HOST & PRODUCER "REDUX"

    Vince Kong is the Digital Content Editor and host of the WJCT News podcast, Redux.

    Vince comes to WJCT in 2016 after working for about a decade in print, including stints in the Midwest, Northwest and Southwest. He...

  • Special Contributor

    Warren Miller is a writer and financial executive who lives near St. Augustine, Florida.

    As a journalist, Warren received writing awards from the Florida Magazine Association for regular columns and freelance features. He has been the...