Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Wjct Inc

  • Jacksonville, FL
  • www.WJCT.org

Mission Statement

To provide programming and services that celebrate human diversity, encourage joyful learning and promote civic participation, all to empower citizens to improve the quality of their lives

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. TEACH
  3. Ready To Learn Workshops
  4. Martha Speaks Reading Buddies Program
  5. Speaking of Women's Health
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia

ruling year

1960

President and CEO

Self-reported

Mr. Michael Boylan

Keywords

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WJCT Public Broadcasting, 89.9 FM, Public TV, Public Radio, North Florida

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EIN

59-0711482

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Media, Communications Organizations (A30)

Telephone, Telegraph and Telecommunication Services (W50)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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WJCT delivers public TV and radio programming to 1.5 million audience members in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. WJCT also reaches more than 20,000 community members through outreach programs, including literacy workshops, reading celebrations, health initiatives and more.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

PRODUCTION AND BROADCAST OF PUBLIC RADIO AND TELEVISION

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

5538554.00

Program 2

TEACH

TEACH is a conference to engage, empower, and inspire teachers. Created by teachers, for teachers, this day-long conference presents keynote speakers, 27 concurrent breakout sessions, exhibitor booths and much more.

Category

Education, General/Other

Population(s) Served

Adults

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None

Budget

Program 3

Ready To Learn Workshops

WJCT participates in the national children's media program designed to narrow the achievement gap. Targeted toward America's most at-risk kids, but made available to all families and children, Ready To Learn builds upon award-winning PBS Kids math- and literacy-based programming through community workshops. Presently in 10 First Coast schools, WJCT's Ready to Learn workshops introduce parents to the "Read/View/Do" Triangle, teaching them skills to help their children learn.

Category

Early Childhood Education

Population(s) Served

Adults

None

None

Budget

Program 4

Martha Speaks Reading Buddies Program

Created by Florida PBS stations as a companion to PBS Kids' Martha Speaks television series, the Martha Speaks Reading Buddies Program is an innovative cross-age reading program to develop and enhance vocabulary acquisition and comprehension in elementary school students. The 10-week program pairs fourth or fifth grade "big" buddies with kindergarten or first grade 'little" buddies. Together, the buddies watch Martha Speaks segments, play educational games, and read and write together.

Category

Early Childhood Education

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

None

None

Budget

Program 5

Speaking of Women's Health

Speaking of Women's Health mission is educating women to make informed decisions about health, well-being and personal safety for themselves and their families. In its 13th year, Speaking of Women's Health's objective is to provide up-to-date information from credible experts in a fun and entertaining way – so that women can better care for themselves, and for their families.

Category

Preventive Health

Population(s) Served

Female Adults

None

None

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia

Social Media

Videos

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WJCT INC
Fiscal year: Oct 01-Sep 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Wjct Inc

Leadership

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President and CEO

Mr. Michael Boylan

BIO

Michael Boylan joined WJCT as President and CEO in April 1999, bringing nearly 25 years of television production experience. He holds a bachelor's degree from John Carroll University and a master's degree in telecommunications from Kent State University. During his tenure at WJCT, he has guided WJCT through the digital conversion and other capital improvements, forged new community partnerships, and encouraged a wealth of local programming and outreach.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Alison Lee

No Affiliation

Term: Oct 2013 - Sept 2014

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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