Sky Lebron

WJCT NEWS INTERN SUMMER 2019

Sky is joining WJCT News as an intern from the University of Florida. He has worked at the local NPR affilite in Gainesville, WUFT 89.1 FM, as a producer and reporter for three years. He has also anchored the sports segment for WUFT's First at Five daily newscast. Sky has a background in both news and sports, and when he isn't reporting, he's preparing for play-by-play broadcasts for Santa Fe College athletics, where he's called games for all five of their sports teams the past two years. 

In his free time, Sky likes kicking back, chilaxing (the process of chilling and relaxing), and playing basketball with his friends.  

Amazon worker
Will Dickey / Florida Times-Union

Some Amazon employees have complained about harsh working conditions at the online retailer's fulfillment centers.  A journalist went undercover to document her experience in the book On the Clock: What Low-Wage Work Did to Me and How It Drives America Insane.

exterior of courthouse at sunset
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When Clay County residents first approached Tara Green about campaigning to become the area’s next clerk of the circuit court in 2012, she rejected the idea.

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry
Brendan Rivers / WJCT News

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry presented a $1.37 billion budget to the City Council on Monday.  The spending plan is focused on public safety and economic development.

Solar Energy Organizations Group Picture
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City officials, environmental activists and solar power advocates met in Neptune Beach’s solar-powered City Hall Thursday morning to launch an affordable solar power co-op program.

Clay County Board of County Commissioners

Two parking spots outside of the Clay County Administration Building are now exclusively for veterans.

Wedding outside Theatre
Andrea Vallencourt / Clay Theatre

When Emma Corfield stepped back into the old Clay Theatre, she no longer recognized it.

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Recent inspections of residential and commercial backflow preventers have left some Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) customers confused and upset with potential costs and requirements.

oystercatcher sitting on beach
Carol Smith via Flickr

Boaters and beachgoers will have fewer places to enjoy the shore in the coming months along the north end of Little Talbot Island State Park. Portions are closed off as birds flock to the private shorelines for nesting.

All shoals and emergent islands, such as Little Bird and Big Bird Island, are considered critical wildlife areas and are also closed. The least tern, black simmer and American Oystercatcher are just some of the species that inhabit the area.

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University of North Florida Professor Keith Ashley and his students are excavating at Big Talbot Island in  the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve with the goal of finding evidence of an ancient Native American village. Not much is known about the place called Sarabay, which Europeans documented in the 1500s.

Robert H. Mohlenbrock/USDA-NRCS PLANTS / Via Wikimedia Commons

Researchers at the University of North Florida are exploring potential plant-based fuels.

Land for future Green Cove Springs public works building
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 More than $60 million worth of municipal projects are coming to Green Cove Springs, as city officials expect to see commercial and population growth in the coming years.

Yellow Bluff Wildfire
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The dry weather coupled with a heat wave is leading to an increased risk of wildfires.

scorched trees
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A wildfire is burning across an estimated 400 acres of forest on Jacksonville’s Northside, according to the Florida Forest Service.

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Jacksonville is opening a firearm forensics center that will help officers generate leads in cases involving violent crime.