Graham Media Group’s independent WJXT Jacksonville, Fla., has hired David Heckard as assistant chief meteorologist beginning Sept. 6. He joins anchors Tarik Minor on News4JAX at 4 pm and Kent Justice and Joy Purdy on News4JAX at 6:30 pm, in addition to News4JAX.com and News4JAX+. Heckard has spent several years as a meteorologist at Spectrum […]
What Happens Next For Tegna?
Graham Media Group moves her from news director at WRTV Indianapolis to oversee its Jacksonville, Fla., duopoly.
Rebecca Barry, meteorologist at Graham Media’s independent WJXT Jacksonville, Fla., will be leaving the station effective March 22. She said: “I’m deeply grateful for the opportunity News4JAX gave me so many years ago. I’ve had the chance to learn from the best and work with the brightest here. I’m even more appreciative of the community who […]
WJXT Examines Law Ending Hairstyle Discrimination
WJXT’s Fun Holiday Promo A Bonus For Local Museum
WJXT Makes 42 Graduations A TV Event
High school seniors graduating in 2020 and excited for their moment on stage got their dreams dashed when the coronavirus crisis forced schools to delay, cancel or postpone graduation ceremonies. In Jacksonville, Fla., Bob Ellis, the general manager of Graham Media’s independent WJXT, said he felt compelled to do something to help “fill the emptiness so many people felt at having to stay home and have those graduations cancelled. It seemed a natural to go and figure out how to make it happen.”
WJXT Special Spends 96 Hours On Bahamas
WJXT’s First Triple-Header Football Broadcast Was Hot
WJXT Partners On Jacksonville Tourist Campaign
WJXT Chronicles Disappearance Of 5-Year-Old Girl
WJXT, Graham Media’s independent station in Jacksonville, Fla., hopes a series of special reports and podcasts will generate new leads. The television special reports are about 3 minutes, and the podcasts, more in-depth, run about 22 minutes.
Justin Barney To Lead WJXT Sports
Graham Media’s independent WJXT Jacksonville, Fla. (DMA 42) has hired Justin Barney as sports editor. He joins the station Feb. 11 and will lead its sports department and coverage on all News4JAX platforms. He was most recently sports editor for the Florida Times-Union. “We have made significant changes to the way we approach sports over the […]
WJXT Hosts Live Discussion On School Safety
WJXT Copter Features GSS, Ikegami Gear
Graham Media’s independent WJXT Jacksonville, Fla. (DMA 47) has a new B512 Broadcast Series system from Gyro-Stabilized Systems (GSS), equipped with an Ikegami HDL-F3000 high sensitivity compact two-piece separate optics camera. The install represents the world’s first Gyro-Stabilized Systems B512 camera system powered by GSS’s GroundControl wireless bi-directional gimbal control solution. The station can fully remote-control the B512’s […]
WJXT Airing ‘Oh Say Can You Sing’ Tonight
WJXT Wins May Sweep In A.M. And P.M.
WJXT Documentary Kicks Off Hurricane Season
WTLV Leads Jacksonville Social Media
Tegna’s NBC affiliate WTLV tops the Jacksonville, Fla., market in total social actions over the last six months, according to Shareablee, while Graham Media’s indie WJXT leads in fans/followers. WTLV’s news director says making social a constant part of the daily news discussion — and listening to the audience on Facebook — has helped move the station into the top slot.
How WJXT Derailed A SCOTUS Nominee
In his book Towers in the Sand, Donn R. Colee Jr. recounts how WJXT Jacksonville, Fla., then owned by the Washington Post Co., scuttled the nomination by President Nixon of Judge G. Harrold Carswell.
Graham Media Group’s independent WJXT Jacksonville, Fla. (DMA 47), will launch the market’s first 4 p.m. daily newscast, News4JAX at 4pm, on-air and livestreaming on all platforms starting Jan. 23. The half hour newscast will be followed by Inside Edition at 4:30. “Jacksonville is a passionate local news town,” said Bob Ellis, VP-GM. “The people that live here want to know […]
WJXT’s LTE Systems Transform 2 GHz BAS
Graham Media’s WJXT Jacksonville, Fla., has integrated LTE radios with all of their capabilities and software into 2 GHz Part 74 Broadcast Auxiliary Service channels. Two-way communications via the 2 GHz BAS system makes possible internet and newsroom computer system connectivity for reporters in the field, supports FTP file transfers, enables bidirectional intercom with the station, passes teleprompter data and sends return video from the station with only milliseconds of latency.
WJXT Most Watched for Jacksonville Election
WJXT Anchor’s Emotional Plea To Evacuate Heard
WJXT Traces How Jacksonville Won The Jaguars
Mark Brunell And Malik Jackson Join WJXT
One former and one current Jacksonville Jaguar players — Mark Brunell and Malik Jackson, respectively — have joined Graham Media’s independent WJXT Jacksonville, Fla. (DMA 47), contributing to The Morning Show, Jaguars All Access, Jaguars Live, News4JAX and News4JAX.com. Every week Brunell will appear live on News4JAX with a Monday Morning Quarterback segment giving viewers his unique insights […]
Meteorologist Mark Collins Rejoins WJXT
Meteorologist Mark Collins returns to Graham Media’s WJXT Jacksonville, Fla. (DMA 47), in time for Hurricane Hermine coverage. He was a fill-in meteorologist and a weather producer at WJXT from 2010-11. He left WJXT in 2011 to anchor weekend weather at WTSP in Tampa. Recently he worked at the Florida Institute of Oceanography aboard research […]
WJXT Dominates Jacksonville Social Media
Graham Media-owned independent WJXT captures the lead among local media in Jacksonville, Fla., on social in both total actions and fans/followers according to Shareablee data. Cox Media Group’s CBS affil WJAX is its closest competitor on both fronts.
WJXT Helps Improve 3,000 Smiles For Free
WJXT Goes Remote With General Dynamics LTE
Graham Holdings-owned WJXT Jacksonville, Fla. (DMA 47), circumvented traditional microwave technology for Fortress 4G LTE tech from General Dynamics Mission Systems’s LTE ENG network. It operated on WJXT’s existing broadcast auxiliary service (BAS) spectrum license, creating a remote broadcast “hotline” among multiple vehicles, including the WJXT news truck and the station. When the broadcast went […]