Jacksonville's Morning News

Jacksonville's Morning News

Weekdays 5AM - 9AM
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.

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Jacksonville's Morning News Interviews

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!

12/3 - Jared Halpern, FOX News

Jared reports on the spending bill that Congress approved last night, and how close the government came to another shut down. By kicking that funding can down the road to February, attention can again turn to the BBB spending bill and other matters.

12/3 - Dr. David Caro, UF Health

Dr. Caro joins JMN to discuss local efforts at defeating the coronavirus, including the potential challenges presented by the latest Omicron variant.

12/3 - Blair Miller, CMG Washington

Blair reports on Congress passing a short-term funding extension to keep the government operating until mid-February, when the funding issue will need to be addressed again.

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