2/8/19: Friday Media Roundtable; Painting Mom

Feb 8, 2019

For this week’s First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross Media Roundtable, our panel of journalists looked at some of the biggest stories of the week, including:

  • Dueling attack ads in the Jacksonville mayor’s race.
  • A new study that shows just how dangerous Jacksonville is for pedestrians.
  • The new VyStar name that could soon be added to the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena.

Our panelists were:

Melissa Ross with Matthew and Cindi Decker
Credit Ted Christian/WJCT

“Painting Mom”

Cindi Decker, a local teacher, recently became a global Internet sensation, thanks to an oil painting she did of an egret. We spoke to her and her son Matthew about it.

Heather Schatz can be reached at hschatz@wjct.org, 904-358-6334 or on Twitter at @heatherschatz.