Cyd Hoskinson

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-wrote, researched and produced "Flyers of Fortune," a radio documentary about an American pilot, who fought in the Spanish Civil War; co-produced a storytelling festival Telling Tales, at the Carter Center in Atlanta; interviewed former President Jimmy Carter, Coretta Scott King, Hosea Williams, Andrew Young, newspaper columnist Sydney J. Harris, Joan Fontaine and celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse.

Cyd is also a big fan of modern audio drama and, before coming to Jacksonville, she served on the Atlanta Radio Theatre Company’s Board of Directors.

She has a degree in elementary education from Florida State University — everything else she’s picked up along the way.

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Maintenance work on Jacksonville’s Mathews Bridge means lane closures and detours this weekend.

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Volunteers will head out in the early morning hours of next Wednesday, January 24, to find people who are living on the streets in Jacksonville and at the beaches.

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Jacksonville residents are invited next month to give the JEA Board of Directors their thoughts on a proposal to lower the sewage rate for certain new commercial customers.

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Drivers on Interstate-95 southbound who are used to getting in the left lane on the Fuller Warren Bridge to exit onto Atlantic Boulevard will need to break that habit in a hurry this weekend.

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A plan to provide public transportation to the residents of St. Marys, Georgia, is the subject of a community meeting set for Thursday evening.

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As Governor Scott Tuesday outlined his priorities in his final State of the State Address to lawmakers in Tallahassee, community activists gathered in Jacksonville to talk about theirs.

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The Gainesville City Commission is deciding what to do about a building named for former Northeast Florida Congresswoman Corrine Brown.

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Ahead of Sunday’s playoff game between the Jaguars and Buffalo Bills at Everbank Field, Mayor Lenny Curry has placed a friendly wager between himself and Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown.

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The University of North Florida and several other colleges and universities in the state have received an extortion threat demanding payment in bitcoins.

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A conservation team led by the North Florida Land Trust is getting more than $3.5 million in federal funding to help protect the Ocala to Osceola wildlife corridor, which is also known as O2O.

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Jacksonville Jaguars fans have one more opportunity to get tickets for Sunday’s Wild Card matchup at EverBank Field.

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Jacksonville Jaguars fans will find teal beer flowing from the taps at EverBank Field Sunday.

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The AAA auto club and Budweiser are offering free towing over the holidays for First Coast drivers who party just a little too hard.

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With winter’s arrival and the close of the year fast approaching, those who succumbed to the ravages of homelessness in Jacksonville are being remembered.

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For the first time in a decade, the Jacksonville Jaguars are playoff-bound after beating the Texans 47-to-7 Sunday at EverBank Field.

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