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Documentary filmmaker Michael Kirk has produced, directed and written more than 100 hours of FRONTLINE, PBS’S flagship long-form documentary series that started in 1983.

The Jaxson Presents Forgotten Spaces: Places Reimagined. Tuesday 10.23 6-8 pm at WJCT
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If you missed the chance to get tickets for tonight's live event, watch it here or on WJCT's Facebook Page starting at 6:30 p.m.

This month, WJCT hosts the first-ever live event as part of our partnership with Modern Cities: The Jaxson.

Forgotten Spaces: Places Reimagined is on October 23 at WJCT Studios. 

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Monday on First Coast Connect we spoke with WJCT President and CEO David McGowan (1:10).

Commentator Jay Solomon spoke about the importance of civics education (28:52).  

We heard about the upcoming PBS’s American Experience documentary The Gilded Age with Nell Irving Painter, a Princeton University Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita. (32:28).

Cole Pepper brought us the latest sports news (46:38).        

    

WJCT News Team Wins 2 National PRNDI Awards

Jun 27, 2017
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The WJCT News team is celebrating two national awards from Public Radio News Directors, Inc.

PRNDI award entries are judged by public media news professionals, who evaluate peers’ work with a well-trained ear.

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As a valued WJCT listener, we want you to know about some upcoming changes to our program schedule.

Beginning Jan. 23, listeners will hear expanded news/talk programming in the evenings on 89.9 WJCT.

Sherry Spearman

Creatives: This is a perfect opportunity for someone who wants to tell the stories of a burgeoning city.

WJCT is hiring a Producer/Director with a focus on television and digital projects and some crossover with our radio team.

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We speak with independent Jacksonville mayoral candidate Omega Allen.

WJCT President and CEO Michael Boylan joins us with news about everything going on at this station, including a new Ken Burns documentary airing on WJCT TV.

We also speak with Generation W founder Donna Orender and Rebecca Sinclair, senior vice president and chief human resources officer with Bi-Lo Holdings, about next week's Generation W women's leadership conference.

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As the fallout from the terrorist attacks in Paris continues, we speak with Rabbi Jonathan Lubliner of the Jacksonville Jewish Center and UNF professor Dr. Parvez Ahmed about growing anti-Islam and anti-Semitic sentiments in Europe.

WJCT president and CEO Michael Boylan then joins the show to discuss WJCT's The Square contest, new programming and more.

We also hear updates on downtown Jacksonville's Hemming Park from Vince Cavin, executive director of Friends of Hemming Park.

And Kerry Speckman joins the show with this weekend's biggest events.

The sweater drive to honor the children's programming legend Mr. Rogers has grown tenfold since it was launched, benefiting over 2,500 homeless people with donations of over 15,000 items last year.

National Endowment for the Humanities

President Obama recently awarded Krista Tippett, host of the public radio program "On Being," with the National Humanities Medal.

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WJCT is debuting a new programming concept both online and on television that shines a spotlight on this area’s amazing local talent.

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Acclaimed storyteller, performer and creator of the national award-winning Jacksonville-based public radio program State of the Re:Union, Al Letson is a man of many talents.

There is a new vision being developed for Jacksonville's public media stations joining WJCT's legacy, programming, and a commitment to community.

Coming Out Monologues Jacksonville / Facebook

WJCT Studios is playing host to some community-created local theater that also functions as social activism.

Great Museums Television

A fascinating new film celebrating the transformation of an abandoned railway on New York’s West Side into a stunning public park is coming to Jacksonville.

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