Hometown is a series locally produced by WJCT and aims to help others discover the stories of the people, places and events that are unique to the Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia area.

Gathering Strings

A group of UNF students are propelled on a worldwide adventure after winning ‘Best Picture’ at the CampusMovieFest.

Liz Gibson

“Deformance Artist” Liz Gibson walks us through her shared studio space, “MetaCusp” and introduces us to some of her characters.

Jason Campioni

“Show and Tell” host Jason Campioni discusses his personal work and sculpting with found materials.

St. Augustine Distillery

Historic preservation and supporting local farms are just two of the many goals business owners Philip McDaniel and Mike Diaz…

Jeff Whipple

Jeff Whipple is a painter and playwright who shares the “MetaCusp” studio/gallery with his partner, “Deformance Artist” Liz Gibson in…

White Oak / Discovery

The youth philanthropy program at Discovery Montessori School teams up with White Oak once a year to raise money and…


Local business Rethreaded is helping to change the lives of those affected by the sex trade.

KYN & Menuat

KYN is an accelerator program that works side by side with startups like Menuat to help them achieve sustainability.

Matt Pye

Award-winning filmmaker Matt Pye discusses his appreciation for human-centered stories and his team of collaborators, Impossible Astronaut.

Springing the Blues

Springing the Blues is a free outdoor blues music festival designed to celebrate America’s indigenous musical form and promote support…

Forge 3D Studio

Forge 3D is a Jacksonville business offering 3D scanning and printing.

Hometown 301

On this episode of Hometown: Kyn & Menuat, Forge 3D Printing, Filmmaker Matt Pye, Journey: 450 Years of the African…

Silver Needle & Thread

Silver Needle & Thread is a custom sewing company utilizing natural and organic textiles to empower women to not just…

Hometown 206

On this episode of Hometown: Community Loaves, Silver Needle & Thread, Christmas on Crystal Springs, Mark George, and Sweet Pete’s

Community Loaves

Community Loaves is a local bakery that specializes in creating organic sourdough breads.

Hometown 205

In this episode of Hometown, Fred Morrow Reef, Jerrod Brown, Police Service Dogs, Night Terrors.

Hometown 203

Tension, Noise, UNF Gopher Tortoise Research Robot, Corner Taco.

Sweet Pete’s

Peter Behringer took his love of creating natural confections and opened Sweet Pete’s, a unique candy shop in the heart…

TEAM UP After School Program

The TEAM UP program is a local after-school program that provides educational enrichment to at-risk students – and Eric Daniel…

SLOW Exhibition

The SLOW exhibition at MOCA Jacksonville focuses on artists, whose work in photography, film and video, explore questions of time…

Surviving Mommie Dearest

Jacksonville business owner Jerry Rosenberg has teamed up with Christina Crawford, author of the controversial best-seller “Mommie Dearest,” to produce…