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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Wednesday brings with it a rare lunar trifecta: a super blue blood moon.

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After having one of their best seasons ever, the Jacksonville Jaguars now turn their attention to the future.

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The Navy wants to make sure people aren’t alarmed when they hear automatic gun fire coming from its area bases over the next couple of weeks.

Feeding Northeast Florida

More hungry families in Jacksonville will get the food they need thanks to Feeding Northeast Florida and a $30,000 grant from United Healthcare.

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The federally-mandated homeless census — called the Point in Time count — takes place around the country Wednesday.

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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.


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.

North Florida Land Trust

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.