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 trail 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 President Jimmy Carter, Coretta Scott King, Hosea Williams, Andrew Young, newspaper columnist Sydney J. Harris, Joan Fontaine and 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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Police officers who died in the line of duty were remembered Wednesday by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

The Tribute to Fallen Officers, outside Jacksonville’s Veterans Memorial Arena, included a roll call of those killed while on duty, as well as a 21-gun salute and a Missing Man formation fly-over by JSO’s aviation unit.

“There’s names on that wall that we worked with," Crime Scene Detective David Matsick said. "So, it hits home because we could all be here one day together and the next day one of us not be. "

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Gov. Rick Scott was in Jacksonville Tuesday to congratulate a local transportation and logistics company for creating jobs.

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The city’s tourism marketer, Visit Jacksonville, now has an official mobile app to help the millions of people who visit each year figure out what to do and where to go when they’re in town.

FDOT / Florida Department of Transportation

The Florida Department of Transportation will share its proposed improvement plan for Cassat Avenue, between Blanding Boulevard and Lenox Avenue, with the public Thursday.

Cyd Hoskinson / WJCT

Updated 04/25 at 10:30 a.m.

While public schools across the country are struggling to find enough qualified teachers to fill classroom vacancies, Duval County is actively recruiting non-educators and promising to help them become elementary school teachers through a new initiative called “Ready, Set, Teach!”

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