Mark Wray

Mark Wray is a WJCT News intern for summer 2018.

Mark is a senior at the University of North Florida and is majoring in communication. He loves the water and when not on or by the water, he enjoys riding his motorcycle. He loves photography and creating videos. Mark wants to mix his love of scuba diving with his passion for production. 

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John Grab, Manager of New Teacher Development at Teach For America (TFA) and Lynette Jean Alumna at TFA and Associate Director of Programs at Jacksonville Common Threads were on Wednesday’s First Coast Connect.

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The Jaguars are dedicating part of the North Deck at EverBank Field to Jacksonville’s military heritage as part of the stadium's overall rebranding to TIAA Bank Field.

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Hope McMath, former director of the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, joined First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross on Wednesday for a look at a much edgier project that she is involved with.

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Representatives from the NAACP Legal Defense Fund have arrived in Jacksonville to conduct interviews concerning the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office’s enforcement of pedestrian tickets.

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President of Professional Employees Association (PEA) Randy Hilton, and the president of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Valerie Gutierrez  (IBEW) spoke out against the idea of selling JEA on Wednesday’s First Coast Connect.

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Monday on First Coast Connect, City Councilman Tommy Hazouri reflected on JEA CEO Paul McElroy's decision to step down from day-to-day operations on Friday.

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For years he’s been one of few voices in city leadership advocating the sale of JEA.

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April is the start of Sexual Assault Awareness month. Events are being held around Jacksonville throughout April to bring attention to the issue.