904WARD On Chauvin Verdict; Female Financial Executives; WGW; Nomadland

Apr 21, 2021

On Tuesday, Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all counts by a Minnesota jury in the death of George Floyd.

Dr. Kimberly Allen, the CEO of 904WARD, joined us to discuss the verdict, it’s significance and more. 

Female Financial Executives

In 2020, the proportion of women in senior management roles globally was at 29%. Sabeen Villani, Director and Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Market Executive for North Florida, joined us with more on her efforts to help increase this number.

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Termite Trouble

During this Florida Spring season, termite related incidents tend to surge. The Florida climate and conditions make it a livable atmosphere for termites to prosper. We spoke with with Aaron Borgman, a service manager at Terminix in Jacksonville, about what species of termites are active in our region and how to spot signs of termite damage.

Nomadland

The Oscar-nominated film for best picture, Nomadland had a profound effect on WJCT’s contributor Mike Favo. He shared his thoughts on the distinct characteristics of what made this film deserving of the best picture nomination, and more. 

Michael Gonzalez can be reached at newsteam@wjct.org.