Vic Micolucci

I-Team reporter, anchor


Vic Micolucci is a news anchor and investigative reporter at News4Jax. He anchors the 9 a.m. hour of “The Morning Show” Monday through Friday and reports from the field weekday afternoons. He's a Jacksonville native who attended Resurrection Catholic School, Paxon School for Advanced Studies’ International Baccalaureate program and the University of Florida's College of Journalism and Communications, where he graduated with highest honors. He joined the WJXT team in May 2010.​ Before coming to The Local Station, Vic worked as a reporter, producer and photographer for ABC News "On Campus" in Gainesville, as sports director for WUFT-TV (PBS), and as a reporter and host at WUFT-FM (NPR). He interned with Channel 4 and the Florida Times-Union during summer breaks while in college. Vic has reported for outlets across the world including Good Morning America, 20/20, Nightline, NPR’s Morning Edition, CNN, HLN, HBO, ESPN, the BBC, Netflix and the Associated Press. His work has been featured on hundreds of websites worldwide. He won a Suncoast Emmy award for his work on “Shoot, Don’t Shoot” in 2015. His work has been honored with a national William Randolph Hearst award and two regional Edward R. Murrow awards. His reporting has been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Broadcasting Society and the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters. Vic was voted “Jacksonville's Best Investigative Reporter” in Folio Weekly's "Best of Jax" readers’ poll and “Best Male Reporter in the 904” in Void Magazine. He was also honored by The Buzz Magazine as “Jacksonville's Top 30 Future Leaders Under 30.” He’s been honored for his devotion to public safety by the Association of Professional Fire Fighters and the Northeast Florida Safety Council. Vic covered the 2008, 2012 and 2016 presidential elections, the 2009 BCS National Championship and the 2010 NFL Super Bowl. He followed the Jacksonville Jaguars to their first game overseas in London in 2013 and again in 2015. He covered UNF men's basketball team to the school's first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance in 2015 in Dayton, Ohio. In 2016, Vic was chosen to fly with the world-famous Blue Angels. It was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend time with some of the military’s most talented pilots. Vic is an experienced storm chaser, who has covered hurricanes, tornados and other weather events. In 2016, he reported on Florida’s Gulf Coast as Hurricane Hermine made landfall. A month later, he reported from Florida’s East Coast as Hurricane Matthew barreled through the area. Vic reported from Jacksonville Beach as powerful storm ripped away the fishing pier. Vic led WJXT's live coverage of the George Zimmerman trial and headlined both Michael Dunn trials gavel-to-gavel. Vic's extensive work during the Dunn trial led to his appearance in the feature-length documentary "3½ Minutes: 10 Bullets," the movie about the case and the life of teenager Jordan Davis. Vic joined Davis' parents as the film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The film was shown at movie theaters across the world as well as HBO and Netflix. "We as journalists have an incredible responsibility to keep our community informed and safe," Vic said. "Reporting is more than an art, it's a necessity. Together we can hold our government accountable and stand up for what is right. I'm honored to give people a voice and solve the problems they're facing."


Latest Contributions