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

Cyd Hoskinson / WJCT

One issue military families deal with more frequently than civilians is prolonged separations.

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is inviting the public to come out Saturday to meet Rocky and Jaggar in person for the first time.

Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines is starting three non-stop destinations from the Jacksonville International airport with introductory prices as low as $39

Cyd Hoskinson / WJCT News

Thousands of sailors and Marines based in Jacksonville are looking at months ahead without their families after they shipped out from the Mayport Navy base aboard the U.S.S. Iwo Jima Wednesday.

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Indiana Public Media

Students in Duval and Clay counties who did not get a flu shot at school last fall will have another vaccination opportunity next week.

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Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

Friday is Groundhog Day.

But here in Jacksonville, the animal doing the annual spring forecast isn’t a groundhog but Spike the Prognosticating Porcupine.

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp

Jacksonville’s minor league baseball team, the Jumbo Shrimp, is turning to its fans to design this season’s promotional t-shirt.

Geert Vanden Wijngaert / Associated Press

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.

Cyd Hoskinson / WJCT News

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.

Cyd Hoskinson / WJCT News

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

Wikimedia Commons

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

Cyd Hoskinson / WJCT News

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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