WJPF Morning Newswatch


Newsradio WJPF interview with Murphysboro Mayor Will Stephens

Murphysboro Mayor Will Stephens talks with Tom Miller regarding the city’s upcoming search for a new police chief and the appointment of a new city commissioner.

IDOT Keith Roberts

Newsradio WJPF interview with IDOT Engineer Keith Roberts

Keith Roberts discussing upcoming I-57 construction that could produce major delays in Williamson County.

Newsradio WJPF interview with Peter Frampton

Peter Frampton joined Tom Miller on Friday to discuss the legendary rocker’s concert Saturday night at the Marion Cultural and Civic Center.


Newsradio WJPF interview with Gov. Bruce Rauner

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner joins Tom Miller to discuss the stopgap measures he signed last week and the need for change in Illinois.

Crystal Tunison, SIH dietician

Newsradio WJPF interview with Dietician Crystal Tunison

SIH Dietician Crystal Tunison joins Tom Miller to discuss the prevalence of obesity in Southern Illinois.


Newsradio WJPF Interview with Steve O’Keefe, John A. Logan College

John A. Logan College’s Steve O’Keefe joins Tom Miller to discuss how the latest round of stopgap funding is affecting the college and its programs.

Diana Rickert

Newsradio WJPF interview with Diana Rickert, Illinois Policy Institute

Illinois Policy Institute Communications Director Diana Rickert joins Tom Miller to talk about what the state’s new stopgap spending plan does, and what it doesn’t do.

IL State Rep. John Bradley (D-Marion)

John Bradley

State Representative John Bradley spoke with Tom Miller over the phone this Wednesday morning. Bradley spoke about the stopgap measure for the state budget, and to clear the air on how this measure is only giving a fraction of

mike henry

Mike Henry

Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry spoke with Tom Miller this Tuesday morning. They discussed the opening of the new Splash Park and the city council implementing a new contract with the city manager, among other topics.


Michael Gauch

On this return from the Independence Day holiday, Harrisburg superintendent Michael Gauch spoke with Tom Miller about the stop gap budget approved by lawmakers and Governor Rauner last week. Gauch explains more on what schools in southern Illinois