Florida Associated Press Broadcasters

What started as an out-of-the-blue phone call to WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo last summer has resulted in an award for Best Investigative Story from the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters association.

You may have heard that Facebook is changing what flows into your news feed. 

Here's what you can do to make sure you see WJCT posts and videos. We've broken it down by computers, smartphones and tablets. 

WEB BROWSERS (Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Safari, etc.):

1) Log into Facebook and then go to the WJCT Facebook page (Search "WJCTJax" and you'll see the page in the results.)

2) Select "Like" and "Follow."  

Corum at the board

WJCT News has been honored again for excellence in journalism and broadcasting. The team took home three awards at this year’s Sunshine State Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists Florida Pro Chapter, announced in Miami on Saturday evening.


Many people in Jacksonville never come in contact with those outside their core communities.

That's why WJCT  News is embarking on a journey called Beyond the Core to start a citywide conversation about what unites the people who call Duval County home and what makes our smaller communities unique.

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.

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

A forum for 4th Circuit State Attorney candidates in Jacksonville kicked off with a familiar tone Wednesday night.

Hopefuls Wes White and Melissa Nelson criticized incumbent Angela Corey on issues like juvenile justice and court diversion programs. And Corey shot back by excoriating the press and defending her long record.


The WJCT News team is celebrating wins in this year’s Associated Press Broadcasters Awards. The news team took home finalist awards in both categories it entered: Best Continuing Coverage and Best Newscast Under Five Minutes.

Competitors were Florida radio stations with the largest audiences, including public radio and commercial stations in Miami, Tampa and Orlando.