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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The Duval County School Board holds its regular monthly meeting tonight. 

Among the items board members will consider are eight new job titles included in the district's proposed 2013-2014 school allocation plan.

The board will vote on the minimum qualifications for each new position:

School-based:

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Teacher-of-the-Year accolades are piling up for Northwestern Middle School reading teacher Apryl Shackelford.

Not only is Ms. Shack (as her students call her) Northwestern's Teacher of the Year, she's also Duval County's Teacher of the Year. And today she found out from Florida Chancellor of Education, Pam Stewart, that she's one of five finalists for the state Teacher of the Year title.

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WJCT is participating in the American Graduate project supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  The goal of American Graduate is to reverse the national drop out crisis by identifying and then addressing the factors that cause students to leave school early.

Cyd Hoskinson / WJCT

The Museum of Science and History (MOSH) was transformed over the weekend into the Museum of Science-and- the-Future as envisioned by the likes of George Lucas, Gene Roddenberry and MOSH Planetarium Director Thomas Webber.  

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Forecasters say weather conditions on the First Coast will gradually improve over the weekend.

The chance of rain is expected to drop from 60% Saturday to around 20% Sunday.

Heavy rains and flooding have forced many outdoor events in Jacksonville this weekend to move indoors or to change the date all together.

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 The World of Nations at Metropolitan Park was a veritable sea of mud and umbrellas on its opening day today.

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for portions of Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia through Saturday morning.

Meteorologist Marie Trabert says low pressure systems to the west and the south are responsible for the bands of heavy rain that could dump as much as four inches of rain on the First Coast.

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89.9 WJCT is participating in the American Graduate project supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  The goal of American Graduate is to reverse the national drop out crisis by identifying and then addressing the factors that cause students to leave school early.

Grand Park Educational Center is Duval County’s school of last resort for 6th-12th graders who have made one too many bad decisions and broken one too many rules at their home schools.

WJCT is participating in the American Graduate project supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  The goal of American Graduate is to reverse the national drop out crisis by identifying and then addressing the factors that cause students to leave school early.

89.9 WJCT is participating in the American Graduate project supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  The goal of American Graduate is to reverse the national drop out crisis by identifying and then addressing the factors that cause students to leave school early.

89.9 WJCT is participating in the American Graduate project supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  The goal of American Graduate is to reverse the national drop out crisis by identifying and then addressing the factors that cause students to leave school early.

89.9 WJCT is participating in the American Graduate project supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  The goal of American Graduate is to reverse the national drop out crisis by identifying and then addressing the factors that cause students to leave school early.

89.9 WJCT is participating in the American Graduate project supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  The goal of American Graduate is to reverse the national drop out crisis by identifying and then addressing the factors that cause students to leave school early.

89.9 WJCT is participating in the American Graduate project supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  The goal of American Graduate is to reverse the national drop out crisis by identifying and then addressing the factors that cause students to leave school early.

89.9 WJCT is participating in the American Graduate project supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  The goal of American Graduate is to reverse the national drop out crisis by identifying and then addressing the factors that cause students to leave school early.

89.9 WJCT is participating in the American Graduate project supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  The goal of American Graduate is to reverse the national drop out crisis by identifying and then addressing the factors that cause students to leave school early.

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