Michelle Corum

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 feature stories have aired on NPR and the Great Lakes Radio Consortium, and her anchoring and reporting have been recognized for numerous broadcasting awards, including the Florida AP Broadcasters Best Radio Newscast (large market) of 2015 and 2017.

Michelle earned a Master of Science in Administration (MSA) degree from Central Michigan University in 2000 and holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Troy State University in Alabama.

Michelle manages WJCT's Radio Reading Service for seeing-impaired listeners.  She is also on the adjunct faculty of American Public University where she teaches communication courses online.

Ways to Connect

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Friday on First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross, our panel of journalists on the Media Roundtable looked at the top stories of the week, including:

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Friday on First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross, our panel of journalists on the Media Roundtable looked at the top stories of the week.

Duval County Public Schools headquarters
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The Duval County School Board is looking at hiring a private attorney in its fight with the city over a sales tax referendum for school repair and construction.

WJCT News partner The Florida Times-Union reported the board is being pressured to give local charter schools an up-front $150 million dollar payment as part of any deal.

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The nonprofit art center that had a gallery at the Jacksonville Landing now has new digs.

San Marco Books and More

A local bookstore has won a national competition that will bring a best-selling author to Jacksonville.

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Wednesday is supposed to be a nice day and if you have a hankering for fresh air and fitness, an event at Hanna Park may be just for you.

Visit Jacksonville

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp fans with broadcast aspirations: now is your time try out as the minor league baseball team’s public address voice.

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Former Senator and Secretary of State John Kerry will visit a local book store Tuesday to talk about his new memoir.

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Connecting people with disabilities with jobs was the focus of Thursday’s Hiring Abilities job fair hosted by the city of Jacksonville and the Florida Blue insurance company.

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The Gingerbread Extravaganza is a Jacksonville holiday tradition.  


After digging up parchment scrolls in Jacksonville’s Memorial Park in September, conservators in St. Augustine are combing over them.  

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If you walk up Main Street in Jacksonville’s Springfield neighborhood, you’ll see quite a few new businesses.  

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The Jacksonville City Councilman who Gov. Rick Scott chose to replace Reggie Brown says he’s ready to help District 10 as Brown faces federal fraud charges.

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The St. Johns River was closed Tuesday as crews begin replacing the terminal bridges and performing maintenance over the next eight weeks.

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Florida residents will soon be able get Amber Alerts in several new ways with a revised notification system on a new platform from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.