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First Coast Connect

World News

First Coast Connect is an hour-long call-in program that features local newsmakers, civic and community leaders, arts, activities across Jacksonville and Northeast Florida, along with spot news features and a weekly roundtable of local journalists.

Location:

Jacksonville, FL

Genres:

World News

Description:

First Coast Connect is an hour-long call-in program that features local newsmakers, civic and community leaders, arts, activities across Jacksonville and Northeast Florida, along with spot news features and a weekly roundtable of local journalists.

Language:

English

Contact:

100 Festival Park Avenue Jacksonville, FL 32202 (904) 549-2937


Episodes
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Forestalling foreclosure and eviction

5/21/2024
Two legal experts explain how to prevent a housing crisis before it happens.

Duration:00:52:59

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The tourist climate on the First Coast

5/20/2024
We talk with the head of Visit Jacksonville about the job of marketing and selling Northeast Florida.

Duration:00:53:00

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First Coast Week in Review: Billion-dollar bills

5/17/2024
Two billion-dollar projects hit the news in the same week: the Duval County jail and the Jaguars' stadium. Our panel discusses both.

Duration:00:53:04

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A discussion with Jacksonville City Council President Ron Salem

5/16/2024
From the jail to the Jags, the city rolls out two billion-dollar projects in as many weeks.

Duration:00:59:00

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A stadium deal and scorched-Earth reporting

5/15/2024
Today we take a closer look at renovation plans for EverBank Stadium. Then we talk with the author of “The Heat Will Kill You First.”

Duration:00:53:00

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A boost to independent bookstores

5/14/2024
A local couple teams up to help others who want to get into the book business

Duration:00:53:00

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The impact — and victims — of medical racism

5/13/2024
Health equity experts and a patient discuss the continuing effect of discrimination in health care.

Duration:00:53:00

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On Friday’s Week In Review: Laura Street Trio redux and U2C overruns

5/10/2024
JTA faces scrutiny over Skyway 2.0, and the developer of the Laura Street Trio proposes a new deal.

Duration:00:53:00

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Stadium deal announced but not unveiled

5/9/2024
What should city taxpayers expect — and watch for — in the days and weeks ahead?

Duration:00:53:00

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The legacy of Bob Graham

5/8/2024
Government attorney Chris Hand discusses the legacy of former U.S. Sen. and Florida Gov. Bob Graham.

Duration:00:53:00

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The scandal behind the JEA scandal

5/7/2024
We talk with three investigative journalists about their reporting into ghost candidates, dark money and a statewide effort to undermine elections.

Duration:00:53:00

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Humanitarian awards and medical headlines

5/6/2024
We discuss the OneJax Humanitarian Awards and get a House Call from Dr. Joe Sirven.

Duration:00:53:00

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First Coast Week in Review: Abortion and Gaza protests

5/3/2024
From abortion to Gaza protests to DEI, our media panel explores the week’s top headlines.

Duration:00:53:00

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Drugs in the Duval County jail

5/2/2024
After the arrests of 17 people, including a corrections officer, we discuss the problem of drug dealing and overdoses at the Duval County jail.

Duration:00:53:00

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Honoring those who exposed JEA

5/1/2024
UNF’s inaugural Public Service Excellence Awards recognize local champions of ethics and transparency.

Duration:00:53:00

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Your questions for Mayor Donna Deegan

4/30/2024
The Jacksonville mayor answers your questions in our monthly "Ask the Mayor" segment.

Duration:00:53:00

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From two-way streets to non-competes

4/29/2024
We discuss both the reversal in Downtown traffic patterns and longstanding business practices.

Duration:00:53:04

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First Coast Week in Review: A teacher's guilty plea; self-storage in San Marco

4/26/2024
We catch up on this week's biggest local headlines with our panel of media representatives.

Duration:00:53:00

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The life and legacy of Jacksonville poet Alan Justiss

4/25/2024
An event at the city’s Main Library will celebrate the man known as “Jacksonville’s Poet Laureate."

Duration:00:53:00

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St. Augustine vies for state Black History Museum

4/24/2024
The Ancient City is one of three Florida finalists hoping to host the coveted facility.

Duration:00:53:00