WJPF Morning Newswatch


David Gerczak 05-09-2016

David Gerczak is president of the Small Businesses of Fantasy Sports Trade Association. He spoke with Tom Miller over the phone about the pending legislation aiming to regulate and tax fantasy sports betting and to explain the


Steve O’Keefe 05-05-2016

Marketing Director of John A. Logan College, Steve O’Keefe joined Leigh Caldwell of WJPF in the studio to talk more about upcoming events at the college as well as the upcoming graduation of the 2016 class, and


Cory Jobe 05-05-2016

Cory Jobe is the director of the Illinois Office of Tourism. He joined Leigh Caldwell in the studio this morning to discuss Illinois’ tourism week, the status of the tourism industry, and to explain Project “Time Off”.


Mike Popovich 05-04-2016

Mike Popovich was made the head coach of the Morthland College football team back in February. He spoke with Leigh Caldwell of WJPF over the phone to talk more about his time as coach for Mount Zion before

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Mike Henry 05-03-2016

Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry spoke with Tom Miller about the recent balanced budget for Carbondale and the town meeting for Tuesday night regarding the city’s water quality.

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Brandon Phelps 05-03-2016

State Representative Brandon Phelps spoke with Tom Miller on the phone. They discussed many topics, including one referring to Phelps’ proposal for a constitutional amendment to make taxpayer money for road funds go towards road repairs as

State Representative Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro)

Terri Bryant 05-02-2016

State Representative Terri Bryant spoke on the phone with Tom Miller about a number of topics including the large support Molly’s Law has received as well as the speculation as to when the state budget will finally

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Jason Kasiar 05-02-2016

Jason Kasiar is the Republican candidate running against Brandon Phelps for Illinois House District 118. He spoke with Tom Miller on the phone about the upcoming November election, and what he has to offer for Southern Illinois.


Steve Brown 04-29-2016

Steve Brown is the spokesman for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan. He joined Tom Miller in the studio this morning to discuss Illinois’ 11th month without a budget and answered questions pertaining to the polarization between Speaker

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Tibretta Reiman & Rebecca Clark

Tibretta Reiman is the newly appointed assistant director of the Du Quoin State Fair, and Rebecca Clark is spokesperson for the Illinois Department of Agriculture. They both joined Tom Miller in the studio to talk about the