Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
First Coast Connect

Teacher pay; Geranium; JME DJ Sessions


Students in Duval County Public Schools head back to class Monday as the district deals with a profound teacher shortage.

Educators say one way to reduce the shortage is to pay teachers more. This month, Duval voters will decide whether to raise property taxes to increase teacher pay.

Guest: Dr. Diana Greene, Duval County Schools superintendent.


Virginia Anne Newton grew up in the South with family ties in Jacksonville. Now, she lives in Copenhagen, Denmark, where she handles public relations at Geranium, voted the world’s best restaurant.

Guest: Virginia Anne Newton, director of media relations, Geranium.

JME DJ Sessions

The Jacksonville Music Experience team covers all the latest music news from artists far and wide, including those making music right here in the 904, adding all the best cuts from national and international, and even local, artists to rotation on The Independent 89.9 HD4.

Guest: Matt Shaw, WJCT Arts & Culture Editor

Stay Connected
Katherine Hobbs was Associate Producer of talk shows at WJCT until 2022.