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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Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

It’s official. Atlantic Coast Bank is now Ameris Bank.

NOAA

Forecasters with the NOAA Climate Prediction Center say there’s a good chance we’ll see a bumper crop of named storms during the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season.

City of Jacksonville

All of the rain in the forecast is expected to make for a wet Jazz Festival this weekend.

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The Navy wants to make sure its families in Jacksonville are ready for this year’s hurricane season.

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St. Johns County and the city of Jacksonville are getting reimbursed for debris removal following Hurricane Matthew in October 2016.

News4Jax

The Florida Department of Transportation said Monday crews are waiting for drier weather to finish repairing a big hole, termed a void, that opened up on eastbound Beach Boulevard at Falcon Ridge Drive last week.

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Gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham will be looking to shore up support from Jacksonville Democrats this evening.

Clay County

An access-to-justice initiative tested in Clay County will soon be available to Floridians statewide.

Winn-Dixie
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Southeastern Grocers’ Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization plan is a go after a judge approved it Monday.

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The Florida Bar is trying to get the word out about a free, online legal service for low-income Floridians before hurricane season starts and storm damage becomes an issue.

University of North Florida

Florida Sixth Congressional District candidate Democrat Nancy Soderberg picked up an endorsement from former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday.

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

St. Augustine will be getting nearly $7 million in federal funds to help fix the city’s waste-water collection system that was damaged by Hurricane Matthew nearly a year-and-a-half ago.

Robert Torbert

A Jacksonville City Councilwoman is launching an effort to make sure people are well-prepared for this year’s hurricane season.

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Jacksonville City Councilman John Crescimbeni wants to find out whether the state’s tobacco laws prevent the city from having a say over the sale of e-cigarettes.

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St. Augustine doesn’t have enough trees, according to the city. 

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