Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications
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 content produced for use on WJCT’s media and service platforms, including its delivery. WJCT President and CEO Michael Boylan says, “During her tenure at WJCT, Karen has continually demonstrated her strength as a station leader by embracing new duties and responsibilities. Karen’s work and passion for public broadcasting make her a valuable asset to WJCT and I congratulate her on this achievement in her career.”
Feagins joined WJCT in 2005, and is a familiar voice to many First Coast audience members. During her 16-year career, she has filled a variety of roles in broadcasting, from on-air hosting/reporting duties to writing, directing and producing behind the scenes. She has been an integral part of many WJCT productions, including quarterly First Coast Forums, the weekly Health Matters television series, and two Voices of the First Coast oral history projects to complement NPR’s StoryCorps and PBS’ Women, War and Peace. During her tenure at WJCT she has held roles including executive content producer and local Morning Edition host. Most recently, Feagins served as Director of Programming and News where her duties included being responsible for strategically developing, overseeing and providing continuity for programming, production and content in WJCT’s multi-platform (TV/FM/Online) environment. Feagins holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.