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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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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Newscast
6:41 am
Wed December 10, 2014

December 10, 2014: State Lawmaker Wants To Allow Guns On College Campuses

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Newscast
9:51 am
Tue December 9, 2014

December 9, 2014: Florida Teachers Lag Behind In Salary, Bad Flu Season Underway

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Newscast
10:45 am
Mon December 8, 2014

December 8, 2014: Protests Interrupt Art Basel Weekend In Wynwood

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Coding
8:25 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Miami-Dade Students To Learn Basics Of Coding Through International Program

Kids throughout Miami-Dade will be learning the basics of coding this week.
Credit John O'Connor / StateImpact Florida

 This week, Miami-Dade schools will participate in Code.org's Hour of Code initiative. School board member Raquel Regalado says Florida high-tech jobs are growing, and students need to be ready. 

She stresses that for today's kids coding will become like typing was to earlier generations.

"In the same way that right now we all handle our own email, this generation is going to handle their own apps, their own basic web development," says Regalado.

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Newscast
9:25 am
Fri December 5, 2014

December 5, 2014: State To Allow Satanic Temple To Have Holiday Display At Capitol

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Newscast
10:02 am
Thu December 4, 2014

December 4, 2014: Opposition Leader María Corina Machado Indicted In Venezuela

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Newscast
8:58 am
Wed December 3, 2014

December 3, 2014: Transgendered Men, Women In Miami-Dade Gain New Protections

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Newscast
10:28 am
Tue December 2, 2014

December 2, 2014: State Supreme Court To Hear Key 'Stand Your Ground' Case

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Newscast
10:16 am
Wed November 26, 2014

November 26, 2014: Ferguson, Missouri Protests Reach South Florida

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Newscast
7:01 am
Tue November 25, 2014

November 25, 2014: Florida Prisons Chief Resigns, FEC Has Questions For Curbelo

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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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