In this week’s “Business Brief,” analyst John Burr tells WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo the owner of TV station WJXT, Graham Media, is buying rival WCWJ, known as CW17. Graham Media is the former owner of the Washington Post.
Burr notes the purchase completes a network TV consolidation in the Jacksonville market, with TEGNA Media’s controlling the local NBC and ABC affiliates and Cox Media’s controlling the local CBS and Fox affiliates.
Florida business groups are scrambling to fight back against a recent state Supreme Court ruling they say could cost business owners hundreds of millions of dollars.
The court struck down caps on attorneys’ fees in workers’ compensation insurance cases. WJCT business analyst John Burr breaks down the effects of that decision for News Director Jessica Palombo in this week’s Business Brief.
When parts break on the International Space Station, astronauts can get instant replacements thanks to onboard 3-D printers. In this “Business Brief,” analyst John Burr tells WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo those 3-D printers are made by a company called Made in Space, and it has a growing operation in Jacksonville.
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This could be the last week a popular downtown eatery has its doors open on Adams Street. The quirky sandwich shop Chomp Chomp is relocating to Avondale this month. At the same time, neighboring Burro Bar is closing for good.
For this week’s “Business Brief,” analyst John Burr and WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo headed downtown to find out what the moves mean for the entertainment district called The Elbow.
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The North Florida Land Trust is about to release its annual list of threatened lands that are a priority for purchase.
In this week’s “Business Brief,” analyst John Burr tells WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo the nonprofit is trying a new strategy to attract businesses and governments to invest in environmental conservation.