Rich Jones is News Director and the Host of Jacksonville’s Morning News on News 104.5 WOKV. Rich joined WOKV in October 2006 after ten years as a reporter, anchor and news director at radio stations in Grand Rapids, Benton Harbor, and Niles Michigan. In his role as WOKV News Director, Rich oversees an award-winning team of journalists who consistently deliver quality local stories, weather and traffic information to the NE Florida community. WOKV-FM has been recognized annually with RTDNA Murrow and Associated Press Awards for Overall Excellence, Newscast, Breaking News, and Severe Weather coverage. Rich is involved in many community organizations and causes including his role as planner and host of the WOKV Careathon. This fundraiser for the Child Cancer Fund of NE Florida has netted approximately $1 million since 2015. Rich and his wife, Noelle, have three children: Avery, Harper and Austen.
Jacksonville's Morning News Interviews
Listen to all of the latest interviews from Jacksonville's Morning News with Rich Jones on News 104.5 WOKV!
8/4 - Blair Miller, CMG Washington Bureau
Blair updates JMN on the eviction moratorium extended until October. Lawmakers are concerned about whether the CDC can authorize an extension legally, while advocates hope that any interim for legal inquiry will be enough to facilitate some federal financial assistance.
8/4 - Dr. Michael Mayo, President & CEO, Baptist Health
Dr. Mayo joins Rich Jones on JMN to discuss the Baptist Health mandates for vaccinations & mask usage (with certain exclusions).
8/4 - Rachel Sutherland, FOX News
Rachel reports on President Biden's push for mask usage, and how in an address he challenged TX and FL governors to either encourage mask use, or "get out of the way." Additionally, Biden addressed shipping more vaccines to border facilities, and the eviction moratorium extension.