People

  • Reporter

  • 2019 WJCT FIRST COAST CONNECT VOLUNTEER

    Calder has joined WJCT has a fall volunteer, working primarily with the First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross

  • Reporter / Host, "All Things Considered"

    Cyd Hoskinson began working at WJCT on Valentine’s Day 2011. 

    Among her many accomplishments, she hosted and produced a children’s radio show called "Balloons"; covered the Ted Bundy trial and, later, the Atlanta child murder trials; co...

  • Music Director / Host, "Electro Lounge" & "Route 66"

    David Luckin joined WJCT as a development producer in 2000, bringing with him 19 years’ experience as a Jacksonville news photographer and a lifelong passion for music. The New York native hosted his first local music program at Gainesville’s...

  • WJCT INTERN - SUMMER 2020

    Denetra Lee is joining WJCT from the University of North Florida as a news intern for the summer 2020 semester. 

  • Talk Show Producer

    Heather spent close to 10 years at CBS News in New York City, where she worked for CBS Network Radio, CBS This Morning and The Early Show, producing news and feature stories for television and radio. While there, she was...

  • Meteorologist

    Jeff Huffman is Chief Meteorologist at the University of Florida in Gainesville. In addition to his full-time position at the university's radio and television stations, WUFT-FM/TV and WRUF-TV, the latter of which he co-founded, Huffman also...

  • News Director

    News Director Jessica Palombo leads news and podcasts at WJCT News. She became News Director at WJCT in 2014 after reporting on state government for Florida Public Radio in Tallahassee. Among her accolades are a statewide...

  • Chief Operating Officer

    Karen  found her home in public broadcasting after working for several  years as a commercial television reporter. She joined WJCT in 2005 as the host of 89.9 FM’s Morning Edition and has held many different roles at the station in both radio...

  • Intern

    WJCT INTERN - SUMMER 2020

    Katherine Hobbs joined WJCT as a journalism intern in May 2020. She is seeking bachelor’s degrees in journalism and English. 

    Born in London, England, Katherine has lived across the...

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

    Kevin was previously a...

  • Special Projects Producer

    Lindsey Kilbride joined WJCT News in 2015 after completing the radio documentary program at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine.

    Lindsey also has a degree in multimedia journalism from the University of North...

  • Talk Show Host/Producer

    Melissa Ross joined WJCT in 2009 with 20 years of experience in broadcasting, including stints in Cincinnati, Chicago, Orlando and Jacksonville. During her career as a television and radio news anchor and reporter, Melissa has won four regional...

  • Host, "Morning Edition" & Manager, Radio Reading Service

    Michelle Corum joined WJCT as "Morning Edition" host in 2012 and brought with her more than 10 years of experience as an announcer and reporter for public radio stations in Lawrence, Kansas, and Interlochen, Michigan.

    Her news and...

  • Peter was an intern with WJCT during the 2020 spring semester from the University of North Florida, where he is majoring in communications. 

  • Co-Host, "Deemable Tech"

    Ray’s love for radio and technology lead him to volunteer at WJCT 89.9 FM in 2011. After volunteering during WJCT’s "First Coast Connect" for several months...

  • SPRING 2020 FIRST COAST CONNECT WITH MELISSA ROSS INTERN ​

    Sarah was a WJCT during the 2020 spring semester. She's attending the University of North Florida, where she is majoring in multimedia journalism.

  • REPORTER

    Sky Lebron joined WJCT News as a reporter in January 2020, after an internship with WJCT News in the summer of 2019. 

    Originally from Hollywood, Florida, Sky is a graduate of the University of Florida and...

  • Special Contributor

    Warren Miller is a writer and financial executive who lives near St. Augustine, Florida.

    As a journalist, Warren received writing awards from the Florida Magazine Association for regular columns and freelance features. He has been the...