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
7:56 am
Tue April 21, 2015

April 21, 2015: Miami-Dade Students To Resume Testing After Technical Glitches

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Newscast
7:21 am
Mon April 20, 2015

April 20, 2015: Miami-Dade Fire Crews Still Fighting Massive Brush Fire

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Newscast
7:24 am
Fri April 17, 2015

April 17, 2015: Fight Over Medicaid Expansion Threatens To Extend Legislative Session

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Newscast
6:43 am
Thu April 16, 2015

April 16, 2015: Workers Rally In Miami For Higher Wages

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Newscast
7:20 am
Wed April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015: Governor Scott, Cabinet Approve Miami-Dade Plan For Mega Mall

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Newscast
7:43 am
Thu April 9, 2015

April 9, 2015: Family Releases Video Of Man Killed By Miami Gardens Police

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Newscast
7:38 am
Wed April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015: Tri-Rail's New Miami International Airport Station Off To Rocky Start

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Newscast
8:41 am
Tue April 7, 2015

April 7, 2014: Congressman Patrick Murphy's Senate Bid Makes Some Democrats Nervous

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Newscast
8:15 am
Mon April 6, 2015

April 6, 2015: Republican State Senator Attacks Koch Brothers On Senate Floor

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Newscast
6:55 am
Tue March 31, 2015

March 31, 2015: Nelson: A Rubio Run For President Would Be Good For State

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Newscast
7:02 am
Mon March 30, 2015

March 30, 2015: Crowds Filled Downtown Miami This Weekend For Ultra Music Festival

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Newscast
6:20 am
Fri March 27, 2015

March 27, 2015: State Senate To Consider Plan To Overhaul Police, Firefighter Pensions

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Social Services
4:45 pm
Thu March 26, 2015

Miami Metro Ranks Second Only To Detroit In U.S. Food Stamp Use

The Miami metro area has some of the highest rates of food stamp usage in the country.
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The Miami metro area has a higher percentage of households relying on food stamps than nearly every other major metropolitan area in the country, according to new data from the U.S. Census.

In 2012 and 2013, 17.5 percent of households in the Miami metro received food stamps, or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Only the Detroit metro area ranked higher with 18.5 percent.

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Newscast
7:16 am
Wed March 25, 2015

March 25, 2015: Former North Miami Mayor Receives 65-Month Sentence For Fraud

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Newscast
7:26 am
Mon March 23, 2015

March 23, 2015: Florida's Presidential Primary Expected To Move To Later Date

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