Marva Hinton

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
9:39 am
Mon November 24, 2014

November 24, 2014: The World's First Haitian Cardinal Visits Miami's Little Haiti

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Newscast
11:13 am
Fri November 21, 2014

November 21, 2014: GOP Mayors Meeting In Boca Criticize Obama's Executive Action

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Newscast
10:17 am
Thu November 20, 2014

November 20, 2014: President Obama To Announce Executive Action On Immigration

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Newscast
9:34 am
Wed November 19, 2014

November 19, 2014: Palm Beach County Commission Selects New County Mayor

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Transportation
11:25 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Florida DOT Looks To Trim Lanes To Increase Pedestrian, Cyclist Safety

Alton Road in Miami Beach is one of the thoroughfares facing changes through FDOT's complete streets program.
Credit Patrick Ferrell / Miami Herald

Three years ago a blistering assessment by a national advocacy group prompted the Florida Department of Transportation to get serious about making the state’s roadways safer for pedestrians and cyclists. After four Florida metropolitan areas were ranked as the most dangerous for pedestrians, FDOT leaders began to consider making design changes such as building narrower lanes.

Proponents of narrower lanes argue that wide, open lanes encourage motorists to hit the gas and endanger pedestrians, while narrow lanes force motorists to slow down.

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Newscast
9:16 am
Tue November 18, 2014

November 18, 2014: New Report Ranks Miami The Toughest Job Market In US

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Newscast
10:28 am
Mon November 17, 2014

November 17, 2014: Alberto Carvalho: The Feds May Cut Back On Student Testing

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Newscast
6:26 am
Thu November 13, 2014

November 13, 2014: US Marijuana Policy Complicates Relations With Latin America

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Newscast
6:15 am
Wed November 12, 2014

November 12, 2014: Miami-Dade Leaders To Vote On Transgender Protection Ordinance

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Newscast
6:51 am
Mon November 10, 2014

November 10, 2014: South Florida Real Estate Hits A Big Milestone

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Documentary
10:40 am
Fri November 7, 2014

'Right To Wynwood' Documentary Now Available Online

An unidentified woman views a painting at Jude Papaloko's new studio in Wynwood.
Natalie Edgar

This story was initially published on April 25, 2013. Since our interview with the producers, the film has won Best Documentary Short at the Miami Film Festival. This documentary also recently became available online and can be viewed below. 

The Wynwood neighborhood in Miami has changed so much over the last 10 years, and it's not by accident. A group of investors set out to re-invent the area and make it into an arts district.

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Newscast
6:12 am
Fri November 7, 2014

November 7, 2014: Miami Immigration Reform Advocates Ask President Obama For Help

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Newscast
6:36 am
Thu November 6, 2014

November 6, 2014: Medical Marijuana Backers Regroup, State Prepares For 2016

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Newscast
7:37 am
Wed November 5, 2014

November 5, 2014: Gov. Rick Scott Wins

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Newscast
6:26 am
Tue November 4, 2014

November 4, 2014: Voters Head To The Polls

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