WJCT Public Media and the Jacksonville Symphony Partner to Bring Classical Concerts to a Wider Audience

 Media Contact:  Neily Braren, Promotion & Marketing Associate 904.318.2633 • nbraren@wjct.org February 20, 2024 — Jacksonville, Fla. — WJCT Public Media and the Jacksonville Symphony are partnering to bring the Symphony’s classical performances to a wider audience. In an exciting collaboration, recordings of the Jacksonville Symphony’s classical concerts will now be included in the schedule of  Classical 24, one of …

Manager of Corporate Sales

Manager of Corporate Sales, manages and oversees the sales operations for WJCT Public Media. This includes designing plans to meet sales targets, developing and cultivating relationships with clients, evaluating pricing of our products and working with product teams across all WJCT brands and content types to create new revenue streams in corporate support.

Director, On-demand Local Listening

The Director of Local Listening is responsible for managing the on-demand local listening experience at WJCT Public Media.  This includes overseeing the product management of the podcast version of some radio programming, and the pipeline of podcast-first content from project development through production and release.

WJCT Public Media Announces the 2024 TEACH Conference

Media Contact:  Neily Braren, Promotion & Marketing Associate 904.318.2633 • nbraren@wjct.org WJCT Public Media Announces the 2024 TEACH Conference TEACH is a day-long conference created to engage, empower, and inspire educators  December 20, 2023 — Jacksonville, Fla. — WJCT Public Media will host its annual TEACH Conference, in partnership with VyStar Credit Union, on Saturday, February 10, 2024. This day-long …

WJCT Public Media Shares New Seasons of Two Hit Podcasts

Media Contact:  Neily Braren, Promotion & Marketing Associate 904.318.2633 • nbraren@wjct.org WJCT Public Media Shares New Seasons of Two Hit Podcasts Bygone Jax and Untold Stories return this fall for another season of storytelling  November 16, 2023 — JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — WJCT Public Media today announced the return of two of its podcasts, Bygone Jax: Our Unsung History and Untold …

21st Annual Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive Hosted by WJCT Public Media Returns This November

Media Contact:  Neily Braren, Promotion & Marketing Associate 904.318.2633 • nbraren@wjct.org 21st Annual Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive Hosted by WJCT Public Media Returns This November New and lightly used sweaters, jackets and blankets will be collected beginning Wednesday, November 1, 2023 November 1, 2023 — Jacksonville, Fla. — WJCT Public Media is partnering with the VyStar Credit Union, Tom …

WJCT Announces New Additions to Board of Trustees

Media Contact:  Neily Braren, Promotion & Marketing Associate 904.318.2633 • nbraren@wjct.org WJCT Announces New Additions to Board of Trustees Brian Bush, Anne K. Madsen, George E. Maxey and Kimmie Winston elected at the annual meeting JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – October 17, 2023 – WJCT Public Media today announced four new additions to its Board of Trustees,  along with the election of …

WJCT Public Media Selects Anne Schindler to Host “First Coast Connect”

Media Contact:  Neily Braren, Promotion & Marketing Associate 904.318.2633 • nbraren@wjct.org WJCT Public Media Selects Anne Schindler to Host “First Coast Connect”Accomplished producer, journalist and editor will begin Monday, October 30  JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 12, 2023 — WJCT Public Media today announced the selection of Anne Schindler as the permanent host of “First Coast Connect,”  WJCT News 89.9’s flagship daily …

Jacksonville Today Wins National Journalism Award

Media Contact:  Neily Braren, Promotion & Marketing Associate 904.318.2633 • nbraren@wjct.org Jacksonville Today Wins National Journalism Award Daily newsletter named LION Publishers’ Product of the Year  JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — October 5, 2023 — WJCT Public Media’s Jacksonville Today newsletter has been named the Product of the Year in the 2023 Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers Association’s Local Journalism Awards. …

WJCT Public Media Announces Third Season of “What’s Health Got to Do With It?”

Media Contact:  Neily Braren, Promotion & Marketing Associate 904.318.2633 • nbraren@wjct.org WJCT Public Media Announces Third Season of “What’s Health Got to Do With It?”Popular health program, hosted by Dr. Joe Sirven, returns September 23 Jacksonville, Fla. — Sept. 22, 2023 — WJCT Public Media today announced the third season of “What’s Health Got To Do With It?” will begin …

Facilities / Event Support, Level I (Crew)

The Level I Support position is an entry level on-call crew position which provides viable support to our Studio Facilities, Events, Building Operations and Production Departments’ daily schedules.

Jacksonville Today Earns National Honors In 2023 Local Media Association Awards

Media Contact:  Neily Braren, Promotion & Marketing Associate 904.318.2633 • nbraren@wjct.org Jacksonville Today Earns National Honors In 2023 Local Media Association Awards Digital local news service earns first place in Best Local Newsletter/Email Strategy and second place in Best Philanthropy Journalism and/or Fundraising Campaign  JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — July 20, 2023 — WJCT Public Media announced today that its digital local …

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WJCT Public Media Invites Community to Participate in the 20th Annual Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive

Media Contact: Neily BrarenPromotion & Marketing Associate, WJCT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New and lightly used sweaters, jackets and blankets will be collected beginning November 1, 2022  November 2, 2022 — Jacksonville, Fla. — WJCT Public Media is partnering with VyStar Credit Union, the Tom Bush Family of Dealerships, and Suddath to present the 20th annual Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive. …

WJCT Public Media to Celebrate Public Radio Music Day on October 26

Media Contact: Neily BrarenPromotion & Marketing Associate, WJCTnbraren@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT Public Media to Celebrate Public Radio Music Day on October 26 Stations across the country showcase how public radio music stations unite local artists and support through live concerts and music discovery events Jacksonville, Fla. — October 26, 2022 — WJCT Public Media announced today that the station …

The Jacksonville Music Experience From WJCT Public Media Joins VuHaus Group

Media Contact: Neily BrarenPromotion & Marketing Associate, WJCT Boulder, CO (OCTOBER 18, 2022) – VuHaus Group is excited to announce the addition of its newest affiliate, the Jacksonville Music Experience (JME) from WJCT Public Media to VuHaus Group. WJCT Public Media will curate a new local page on the NPR Live Sessions website with their unique, local, and engaging music …

WJCT Public Media Announces New Additions to Board of Trustees

Media Contact: Neily BrarenPromotion & Marketing Associate, WJCT WJCT Public Media Announces New Additions to Board of Trustees Frank Denton, Lawsikia J. Hodges and Asghar Syed elected at annual meeting; Farley Kern elected as Chairperson JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – October 3, 2022 – WJCT Public Media today announced three new additions to its Board of Trustees. The community-owned and operated public …

Florida Public Media Wins National Murrow Award

Media Contact:Neily BrarenPromotion & Marketing Associate, WJCT904.318.2633 | nbraren@wjct.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WJCT Public Media was recognized along with other member stations in the digital category for “Class of COVID-19: An Education Crisis for Florida’s Vulnerable Students” August 16, 2022 — Jacksonville, Fla. – Florida Public Media is honored to announce the statewide public media collaboration, “Class of COVID-19: An …

WJCT Public Media’s Music Director and Arts & Culture Editor Receive Florida Public Media’s Janyth Righter Innovation Award

Media Contact:Neily BrarenPromotion & Marketing Associate, WJCT904.318.2633 | nbraren@wjct.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David Luckin and Matt Shaw’s work on The Independent 89.9 HD 4 gains statewide recognition  JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — August 10, 2022 — WJCT Public Media today announced that two of its staff members have received the 2022 Florida Public Media Janyth Righter Innovation Award. Head of Radio and …

WJCT Public Media Named to Top 100 Best Companies List

Media Contact:Neily BrarenPromotion & Marketing Associate, WJCT904.318.2633 | nbraren@wjct.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JACKSONVILLE, Fla — WJCT Public Media was recently named one of Florida’s Best Companies To Work For. The annual Best Companies To Work For In Florida list featured in the August issue of Florida Trend magazine ranks 100 companies in small, medium and large employer categories. To participate, …

The Jacksonville Music Experience Debuts New Live Music Calendar and Launches “Summer of Sharing” Campaign

Media Contact:Neily BrarenPromotion & Marketing Associate, WJCT904.318.2633 | nbraren@wjct.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local giveaways include concert tickets, vinyl records and more  JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – June 23, 2022 – WJCT Public Media’s Jacksonville Music Experience (JME) today announced the launch of a new and interactive live music calendar on their website (wjct.org/jaxmusic) that provides a unique way for Northeast Florida music …

WJCT Public Media Expands Local Journalism Initiative with Support From the Jessie Ball duPont Fund and Report for America

Media Contact:Neily BrarenPromotion & Marketing Associate, WJCT904.318.2633 | nbraren@wjct.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE $300,000 grant and placement of new reporter accelerate growth of Jacksonville Today May 18, 2022 — JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — WJCT Public Media today announced the expansion of its Local Journalism Initiative through a $300,000 grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund and the placement of journalist Will Brown …

WJCT Public Media Appoints Abel Harding to its Board of Trustees

Media Contact:Neily BrarenPromotion & Marketing Associate, WJCT904.318.2633 | nbraren@wjct.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — May 4, 2022 — WJCT Public Media today announced the appointment of Abel Harding to its Board of Trustees. Harding is the North Florida and Southeast Georgia market president for First Horizon Bank. In this role, he leverages more than 25 years of banking experience …

WJCT Public Media Introduces The Independent 89.9 HD4

Media Contact:Neily BrarenPromotion & Marketing Associate, WJCT904.318.2633 | nbraren@wjct.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New format combines new and local music with listener favorites like Electro Lounge and Sunday Jazz Brunch Apr. 28, 2022 — JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — WJCT Public Media today announced the launch of The Independent 89.9 HD4 radio station, replacing Electro Lounge Radio. A music discovery station, The Independent …

WJCT Public Media Celebrates 50 Years of Radio That Matters

Media Contact:Neily BrarenPromotion & Marketing Associate, WJCT904.318.2633 | nbraren@wjct.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Organization will honor 89.9 FM’s golden anniversary by replacing spring “pledge drive” with a day of on-air celebration and fundraising on April 8, 2022  March 21, 2022 — JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — WJCT Public Media today announced the launch of its “50 Years of Radio That Matters” campaign, celebrating …