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!
5/13 - Blair Miller, CMG Washington Bureau, on infrastructure bills
Blair & Rich discuss the President's upcoming meeting with Congressional leaders, but successful compromise is unlikely when they can't even agree what "infrastructure" means.
5/13 - Rachel Sutherland, FOX News, on infrastructure meetings
Rachel and Rich discuss the upcoming infrastructure meeting between President Biden and Congressional majority & minority leadership, though their economic proposals are very far apart.
5/12 - Blair Miller, CMG Washington Bureau, on pipeline hack
Blair and Rich discuss the pipeline hack and impact on delayed fuel delivery to the East Coast.