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WJCT INC

aka WJCT, Inc.; WJCT 89.9; WJCT FM; WJCT TV   |   Jacksonville, FL   |  www.WJCT.org

Mission

WJCT's mission is to use our unique assets as a resource for citizens to come together to celebrate human diversity, experience lifelong learning, and actively engage in matters of civic importance, all to improve the quality of our lives and our community.

Ruling year info

1960

President and CEO

Mr. David McGowan

Main address

100 Festival Park Ave

Jacksonville, FL 32202 USA

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EIN

59-0711482

NTEE code info

Media, Communications Organizations (A30)

Telephone, Telegraph and Telecommunication Services (W50)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (S12)

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Communication

Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

WJCT News 89.9 FM

Broadcast of international, national, state, and local news and information and arts and culture programming across four digital radio channels (WJCT News 89.9, Classical 24 89.9 HD2, Anthology 89.9 HD3, The Independent 89.9 HD4) as podcasts, and online. Creation of state and local news and information and arts and cultural radio programming across four digital radio channels (WJCT News 89.9, Classical 24 89.9 HD2, Anthology 89.9 HD3, The Independent 89.9 HD4) as podcasts, and online.

Population(s) Served
Adults

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.

Population(s) Served

Honoring the tradition of Mister Rogers Neighborhood and Daniel Tigers Neighborhood, Be My Neighbor Day invites children and families to participate in activities that aid neighbors in need, learn about how they can help neighbors, and explore all the great people and places in their neighborhood. Its a great way to help children understand how to support others and how one kind act can lead to many.

Population(s) Served
Families
Parents
Children and youth
Adults

Broadcast of international, national, state, and local television programming from PBS as well as other public media providers across five digital channels (Jax PBS 7.1, Jax PBS Create 7.2, Jax PBS KIDS 7.3, Jax PBS More! 7.4, Jax PBS World 7.5) and online.

Population(s) Served

A nonprofit, publicly supported music platform based in Jacksonville, Florida, the Jacksonville Music Experience from WJCT Public Media is your ticket to the local scene. In addition to WJCT's three music stations (Classical 24, Anthology, and The Independent), Music Thursdays on Jax PBS, and live events from the WJCT Soundstage, JME features curated playlists, reviews, profiles, music history, think-pieces, and concert recommendations.

Population(s) Served
Ethnic and racial groups
Age groups
Ethnic and racial groups
Age groups
Ethnic and racial groups
Age groups

Jacksonville Today is a nonprofit independent and locally owned and operated local journalism service that includes a weekday email newsletter.
The Jacksonville Today newsletter includes local news you need to know about, from a variety of sources; original reporting; heads-up on how to get connected with local decision-making; analysis and perspectives on local politics, culture, and urban planning from a diverse set of contributors; calendar of cultural happenings; and photo essays.
Jacksonville today is a different place than it was yesterday, and the decisions we make as a community now will shape the Jacksonville of tomorrow. Our goal is to help our readers feel more connected to where we live and to each other, so they can make those decisions in a more informed way.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Adults

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

The Institute for Nonprofit News 2022

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We act on the feedback we receive, We share the feedback we received with the people we serve

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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WJCT INC

Board of directors
as of 02/27/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Farley Kern

Florida Blue

Term: 2019 - 2025

Greg Anderson

JAXUSA

Karen Feagins

PNC

Farley Kern

Guidewell

Kia Warren

CSX

Neera Shetty

PGA Tour

Bill Hendrich

Debbie Buckland

Martha Baker

Community Volunteer

Brian Bush

VP Tom Bush

Frank Denton

Abel Harding

VP Horizon Bank

Lawsikia Hodges

General Counsel

Anne Madsen

CFO LSF

George Maxey

ED Elevate Jacksovnille

Asghar Syed

Lawyer

Kimmie Winston

Community Volunteer

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/27/2024

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

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