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6/15/2018: Media Roundtable; Music Of Motown

Our weekly Friday Media Roundtable on First Coast Connect with guest host Ryan Benk featured Florida Times-Union columnist Mark Woods, Jacksonville Daily Record reporter David Cawton and Folio Weekly editor Claire Goforth.

Topics discussed included:

  • Mayor Lenny Curry’s plan totear down the Jacksonville Landingand replace it with a public park.
  •  The latest appearance in Federal Court of suspended Jacksonville City Council members Katrina Brown and Reggie Brown regarding their fraud charges   
  • The proposal by developer Tom Dodson to build 14-hundred homes on 400 acresof the Julington-Durbin Creek Preserve and swap the land for 400 acres he owns on Black Hammock Island  (01:08)

We were joined by Stage Aurora founder and CEO Darryl Reuben Hall and singer Akia Uwanda who told us about their Father’s Day dinner and concert Music of Motown which will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Rhythm Factory (46:00).  

Kevin Meerschaert can be reached at, 904-358-6334 or on Twitter at @KMeerschaertJax.

Kevin Meerschaert has left WJCT for new pursuits. He was the producer of First Coast Connect until October of 2018.