Why WJCT Public Broadcasting Is Worth Supporting:
IMPACT: No other nonprofit organization on Florida’s First Coast touches as many lives in as many ways as WJCT Public Broadcasting. Through its three media platforms*WJCT Public Television, 89.9 FM WJCT Public Radio, and WJCT Online, wjct.org, —the stations of WJCT bring extraordinary programming and information to more than 1.5 million viewers and listeners in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.
A COMMUNITY RESOURCE: WJCT partners with local businesses in initiatives that enrich and empower First Coast residents, with annual outreach events including the Speaking Of Women’s Health and Universal Sister conferences, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive and Lunch & Learn.
A BROADCAST LEADER: Throughout its history, WJCT has been a broadcast leader, airing the first coast-to-coast televised college course for credit, broadcasting county commission meetings, pioneering portable remote cameras to provide live coverage of local events, and producing the first two-way public affairs program with ongoing viewer interaction. Today, WJCT takes the lead in bringing cultural, educational and public affairs programs into homes free of charge, and serves as a trusted resource for First Coast cultural activities.
AN EDUCATIONAL TOOL: WJCT promotes early literacy by broadcasting more than 50 hours of PBS Kids educational television each week and conducting community workshops as a part of its Ready To Learn program.
RADIO READING SERVICE: The WJCT Radio Reading Service broadcasts continuous readings of local and national newspapers, books and other materials to assist print-impaired individuals.
RELEVANT LOCAL PROGRAMMING: WJCT showcases the First Coast community in local productions, including First Coast Forum and Week In Review. 89.9FM WJCT Public Radio creates and produces original music programming including This Is Jazz and Electro Lounge.