89.9 FM WJCT Public Radio Expands News/Talk Programming on Evening Schedule

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release 89.9 FM WJCT PUBLIC RADIO EXPANDS ITS NEWS/TALK PROGRAMMING ON EVENING SCHEDULE New Programming Lineup Starts with Fresh Air with Terry Gross at 7pm and Features New Call-in Show, Indivisible (Jacksonville, FL, January 19, 2017); Beginning Jan. 23, 89.9 FM WJCT Public Radio expands its …

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WJCT to Launch Free Localized 24/7 Multiplatform PBS KIDS Services

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT to Launch Free Localized 24/7 Multiplatform PBS KIDS Services Provided by WJCT, New 24/7 WJCT PBS Kids Channel and Live Stream Will Support WJCT’s Mission to Reach All First Coast- Area Children with High-Quality Educational Content (Jacksonville, FL, January 10, 2017); WJCT announces that …

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Jacksonville Public Broadcasting Station WJCT Debuts “Destination Craft with Jim West”

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release Jacksonville Public Broadcasting Station WJCT Debuts “Destination Craft with Jim West” WJCT premieres groundbreaking television event combining travel and crafting! (Jacksonville, FL, December 1, 2016); Beginning December 13th, public television station WJCT opens the door to a brand new chapter in television when it premieres …

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*MEDIA ALERT* – WJCT’s Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive 2016 Distribution at Clara White Mission

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release *MEDIA ALERT* – WJCT’s Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive Distribution at Clara White Mission WHAT: Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive Distribution at Clara White Mission WHEN: Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 8:00am – 10:00am WHERE: Clara White Mission 613 West Ashley Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202 DETAILS: …

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WJCT Public Broadcasting Announces Its Champions of Education

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT Public Broadcasting Announces Its Champions of Education: Honorees To Be Recognized at American Graduate Stories of Champions 2016 Awards Dinner on Sept. 15 (Jacksonville, FL, August 31, 2016); WJCT Public Broadcasting is pleased to announce its five local champions of education to be honored …

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WJCT Public Broadcasting Is Seeking Nominations for Education Champions for Its Third Annual American Graduate Stories of Champions 2016 Awards

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT Public Broadcasting Is Seeking Nominations for Education Champions for Its Third Annual American Graduate Stories of Champions 2016 Awards (Jacksonville, FL, June 27, 2016); WJCT Public Broadcasting is seeking five local champions of education to recognize for mentoring, encouraging and shaping students for success. …

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WJCT Announces Local Winners of PBS KIDS Writers Contest

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT Announces Local Winners of PBS KIDS Writers Contest (Jacksonville, FL, May 27, 2016); WJCT announces the local winners of the 2016 PBS Kids Writers Contest. The first place winners in grades K-3 advanced to the People’s Choice level of the contest. Over 100 creative …

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WJCT Presents Special Screening & Panel Discussion of Independent Lens’ The Armor of Light, An Exploration of Faith To Fight Gun Violence

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT Presents Special Screening & Panel Discussion of Independent Lens’ The Armor of Light, An Exploration of Faith To Fight Gun Violence Documentary and Panel Feature Lucy McBath, Mother of Shooting Victim Jordan Davis (Jacksonville, FL, April 7, 2016); Join WJCT on April 26 at …

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WJCT’s Relax Radio Expands Format, Seven Nights a Week at Midnight on 89.9 FM Beginning April 1st

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT’s Relax Radio Expands Format, Seven Nights a Week at Midnight on 89.9 FM Beginning April 1st (Jacksonville, FL, March 14, 2016); In celebration of Relax Radio’s one year anniversary, WJCT is expanding its programming to offer the First Coast community more opportunity to tune …

WJCT President and CEO Michael Boylan Receives Humanitarian Award

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT President and CEO Michael Boylan Receives Humanitarian Award (Jacksonville, FL, December 7, 2015); WJCT President and CEO Michael Boylan has been selected by OneJax to receive a 2016 Silver Medallion Award in recognition of his outstanding dedication and community service. OneJax is a nonprofit …

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WJCT Celebrates Sinatra’s Centennial with New Radio Special

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT Celebrates Sinatra’s Centennial with New Radio Special (Jacksonville, FL, December 4, 2015); “Sinatra at 100,” a three-hour musical tribute to Frank Sinatra, airs Sunday, December 13 at 9 p.m. on 89.9 WJCT-FM. “Sinatra at 100” features rare live radio recordings and airs one day …

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*MEDIA ALERT* – WJCT’s Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive Distribution at Clara White Mission

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release *MEDIA ALERT* – WJCT’s Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive Distribution at Clara White Mission WHAT: Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive Distribution at Clara White Mission WHEN: Thursday, December 10, 9:00am – 10:00am WHERE: Clara White Mission 613 West Ashley Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202 DETAILS: WJCT …

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WJCT Public Broadcasting and Community First Credit Union of Florida Host Fourth Annual TEACH Conference

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT Public Broadcasting and Community First Credit Union of Florida Host Fourth Annual TEACH Conference (Jacksonville, FL, September 8, 2015); The fourth annual TEACH Conference, hosted by WJCT Public Broadcasting and Community First Credit Union of Florida, takes place at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront …

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WJCT’s First Coast Connect Receives National PRNDI Award

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT’s First Coast Connect Receives National PRNDI Award First Coast Connect Wins First Place in The Call–In Program Category (Jacksonville, FL, June 29, 2015); WJCT’s First Coast Connect has received its fourth national award from Public Radio News Directors, Inc. (PRNDI). The program captured first …

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WJCT’s State Of The Re:Union Wins Third National Edward R. Murrow Award In a Row

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT’s State Of The Re:Union Wins Third National Edward R. Murrow Award In a Row (Jacksonville, FL, June 24, 2015) For the third year in a row, the public radio program State of the Re:Union (SOTRU) will receive the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award. The …

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WJCT Announces Local Winners of PBS Kids Writers Contest

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT Announces Local Winners of PBS Kids Writers Contest First Place Winners Advance to the National PBS KIDS Writers Contest (Jacksonville, FL, May 26, 2015); WJCT announces the local winners of the 2015 PBS KIDS Writers Contest. The first place winners in grades K-3 will …

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WJCT’s State Of The Re:Union Wins Peabody Award

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT’s State Of The Re:Union Wins Peabody Award (Jacksonville, FL, April 20, 2015); The public radio program State of the Re:Union (SOTRU) will receive the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award. The University of Georgia announced Monday that the program is one of 40 winners honored …

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89.9 FM WJCT Public Radio Adds New Music Program To After Hours Lineup

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release 89.9 FM WJCT Public Radio Adds New Music Program To After Hours Lineup – Jazz Night in America Debuts Saturday, March 7 at 8pm – (Jacksonville, FL, March 1, 2015); WJCT is adding a new weekly radio program, Jazz Night In America, to its 89.9FM …

WJCT Public Broadcasting Partners with Jacksonville Media Outlets for City’s Mayoral Debate Coverage

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT Public Broadcasting Partners with Jacksonville Media Outlets for City’s Mayoral Debate Coverage (Jacksonville, FL, February 24, 2015); WJCT Public Broadcasting is partnering with First Coast News and the Florida Times-Union to present an on-air debate between mayoral candidates on March 12 at WJCT Studios. …

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WJCT and The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville Partner to Present The New Online Series ‘The Square’

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT and The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville Partner to Present The New Online Series ‘The Square’ (Jacksonville, FL, November 5, 2014); WJCT Public Broadcasting in partnership with the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville presents the new online series, The Square. This virtual venue provides …

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WJCT-TV Broadcasts the Three Jacksonville Episodes of Antiques Roadshow Beginning in October

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT-TV Broadcasts the Three Jacksonville Episodes of Antiques Roadshow Beginning in October (Jacksonville, FL, September 22, 2014) ANTIQUES ROADSHOW will air its three Jacksonville-based episodes on WJCT-TV on Monday, October 13, 20, and 27 at 8pm. The 12-time Emmy® nominated series came to Jacksonville in …

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Karen Feagins Promoted to WJCT Vice President of Content and Operations

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release Karen Feagins Promoted to WJCT Vice President of Content and Operations (Jacksonville, FL, October 3, 2014); WJCT has promoted Karen Feagins to Vice President of Content and Operations. Under the direction of WJCT President and CEO Michael Boylan, Feagins will strategically oversee and manage all …

WJCT to Air Ken Burns’ The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Beginning September 14, 2014

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT TO AIR KEN BURNS’ THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 14, 2014 (August 26, 2014; Jacksonville, FL) THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, a new seven-part, 14-hour documentary by Ken Burns, will air for seven consecutive nights beginning Sunday, September 14, 2014, on WJCT …

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WJCT Board Member Gail Mendelson Sterman Elected to National APTS Board

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT Board Member Gail Mendelson Sterman Elected to National APTS Board (Jacksonville, FL, January 23, 2014); WJCT Board of Trustees member Gail Mendelson Sterman has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Association of Public Television Stations (APTS). A national nonprofit membership organization established …

CALL FOR ENTRIES: PBS Kids Writers Contest for First Coast K-3 Students

NEWS    Contact:  Stan Cleiland, Vice President of Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release Call for Entries: PBS KIDS Writers Contest Annual Contest for First Coast K-3 Students, Entries Due March 7  (Jacksonville, FL, January 14, 2014); WJCT invites all students from kindergarten through third grade to write and illustrate original stories for the annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest, …

First Coast Community Invited to “Shakespeare for Dummies”

(Jacksonville, FL, May 20, 2013); WJCT invites the First Coast Community to “Shakespeare for Dummies,” a screening and discussion about Shakespeare, his works, how to understand it all, and how it is all relevant today. The event will take place in the WJCT Studios on Tuesday, May 28 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The event is free and open to …