Friday Media Roundtable; 'The Thing About Florida' Book
On this week’s Friday Media Roundtable, we discussed some of the top stories in Northeast Florida, including:
- Florida COVID-19 cases, including variants, are on the rise.
- A UNF study commissioned by JTA finds the proposed Jacksonville gas tax would generate 7,600 jobs.
- The controversy continues over the proposed new school names for Lee High School.
- The Jimmie Van Zant Cancer Benefit will take place Saturday at Southern Social Whiskey Bar and Lounge in Middleburg.
Our guest were:
- Dan Scanlan of The Florida Times Union
- Tim Gibbons of the Jacksonville Business Journal
- Journalist Claire Goforth
- Blogger Fred Matthews
The Thing About Florida
Author and fifth-generation Florida man Tyler Gillespie joined the show to discuss his newly released book, The Thing About Florida. The book aims to make Floridans proud to be living in the Sunshine State.