Marva Hinton

Morning producer

Marva Hinton is originally from North Carolina. She works as a reporter and fill-in anchor for WLRN. 

Before coming to WLRN, she spent several years working as a radio news reporter and anchor in Orlando. During her stint there she covered everything from shuttle launches to the foreclosure crisis and the Casey Anthony trial.

Prior to that, Marva worked in radio news in Raleigh, North Carolina and Radford, Virginia. She began her career as a radio news producer in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Marva has an MFA in creative writing from Antioch University Los Angeles. She also holds a BA in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she completed a double major in political science. 

In her spare time, she enjoys playing the pan flute and teaching her cats to do tricks.

Marva is married and lives in Miami.

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Newscast
9:48 am
Fri January 2, 2015

January 2, 2015: Federal Judge Clears Way For Gay Marriage In Florida

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Transportation
1:49 pm
Wed December 31, 2014

New Family-Friendly Group Bike Ride Planned For South Florida

Rima Gerhardt often rides around South Florida with her young daughter.
Credit Gerhardt Family

There’s a new mass bike ride coming to South Florida. This one is designed to appeal to families.

Kidical Mass wants to get parents and kids on bicycles and tricycles. Little ones who are too young to pedal will ride in specially designed baskets or wagons.

But organizer Rima Gerhardt says don't call it Critical Mass for kids.

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Newscast
8:25 am
Wed December 31, 2014

December 31, 2014: Florida's First Same-Sex Marriage May Take Place In Miami-Dade

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Newscast
9:32 am
Tue December 30, 2014

December 30, 2014: Hundreds Rally In Miami For End Of Violence Against Cops

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Newscast
8:47 am
Wed December 24, 2014

December 24, 2014: Millions Of Floridians Hit The Road For Christmas Holiday

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Newscast
10:22 am
Tue December 23, 2014

December 23, 2014: Gay Marriage Remains In Flux In Florida, Many Court Clerks Unsure

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Newscast
10:30 am
Mon December 22, 2014

December 22, 2014: Some Cuban Catholics Feel Betrayed By Pope Francis

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Newscast
9:20 am
Fri December 19, 2014

December 19, 2014: Florida's Graudation Rate Rises To Highest Level In 10 Years

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Newscast
12:08 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

December 18, 2014: Plan To Normalize Relations With Cuba Garners Mixed Reaction

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Newscast
8:11 am
Wed December 17, 2014

December 17, 2014: Former Gov. Jeb Bush Takes First Step Toward Presidential Run

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Newscast
10:43 am
Tue December 16, 2014

December 16, 2014: Miami Names Longserving Officer New Police Chief

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Newscast
7:57 am
Mon December 15, 2014

December 15, 2014: Weekend Protests Fizzle In Miami, Big Healthcare Deadline Today

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Newscast
7:22 am
Fri December 12, 2014

December 12, 2014: SeaWorld's CEO Is Out, Scott Appoints New Environmental Head

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Newscast
8:14 am
Thu December 11, 2014

December 11, 2014: Florida Ranks Near Bottom In National Health Study

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Film
5:40 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

A Guide To The Most Miami Film Festival: Borscht's Ninth Edition

This is a screen grab from Scarface Redux, a crowd sourced remake of the iconic Brian dePalma classic. The film is being shown as part of the festival.
Credit Filmmakers Bleeding Palm and Borscht Corp.

Organizers of the Borscht Film Festival say it's about telling the stories of the region by people who are from the area.

"We tell unique Florida stories, unique Miami stories," says Borscht veteran Jillian Mayer. "Miami and Florida is often portrayed a certain way in the media, and that's most likely a result of previous cinematic work that's come out of here."

Mayer says it's those Miami stereotypes that they want to avoid.

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