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.

Ways to Connect

Florida Governor Rick Scott last week announced he’d approved approximately $10 million in voting-security grant requests from the state’s elections supervisors.

JTA

Starting this winter, JTA will offer direct bus service between Yulee and downtown Jacksonville.

JTA

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority will explain roadway improvements planned for West 5th Street at an open house Tuesday.

Smoking in federally-subsidized public housing is now prohibited.

GOV. RICK SCOTT'S OFFICE

Clay County Emergency managers are warning residents of possible flooding along the north and south forks of Black Creek.  

Shops and shoppers along Avilés Street in St. Augustine will get a break from all the demolition noise this weekend.

Photo provided by Bonnie Arnold via The Daily Record.

A record number of Jaguars football fans have registered for the annual Painting of the Paw Prints from the Main Street Bridge to TIAA Bank Field.

Via City of St. Augustine

St. Augustine city leaders are asking for the public’s help in figuring out what to do with the old Waterworks Building on San Marco Avenue.

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Jacksonville Public Library via Facebook

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry’s proposed 2019 budget bumps up spending on the city’s public libraries.

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry’s annual budget address is set for Monday morning at City Hall downtown.

NASA

If the clouds ever clear out from overhead, sky watchers on the First Coast will be treated to quite a sight, courtesy of the Red Planet.

WJCT News Illustration with Wikimedia Commons Elements

Floridians have until July 30 to register or change their party affiliation if they want to vote in the August 28th Primary Election.

News4Jax

The crumbling building at 9  Avilés Street in Old St. Augustine is coming down.

The Florida Times-Union

Jacksonville’s new District 10 City Councilman Terrance Freeman plans to hold his first community meet-and-greet this week.

St. Johns County School District

As students and teachers get ready for school to start, St. Johns County is gearing up for the many volunteers who will be helping out this year.

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