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!

8/11 - Jared Halpern, FOX News

Jared looks at what's next for the "Inflation Bill" in the House, after the Senate advanced it 51-50.


Start your weekend off with the WOKV Care-A-Thon all day Friday, starting with JMN! Then, the JAGS ARE BACK Friday night! And from that point - so many ways to have fun! Beach brunch, farmer's markets, you can support the Troops with the Rock The Box 2 show in OP, or head downtown for the air guitar battles (you KNOW you wanna!), so much fun stuff to do!! Get the full story in our Weekend Spotlight write-up! What are YOU doing this weekend?

8/11 - Jessica Barreto, Action News Jax

Jessica reports on a hit-and-run fatality near the intersection of New Kings and Moncrief Road.

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