WJPF Morning Newswatch


Julee Jordan 04-21-2016

Julee Jordan is with T.M.A.D. (Teens Making a Difference), and she-along with other guests- joined Tom Miller in the studio to talk about the big upcoming event: the Taste of Herrin Family Festival on April 23rd.

Congressman Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro)

Mike Bost 04-20-2016

U.S. Congressman for Illinois’ 12th District Mike Bost spoke with Tom Miller about the recent polls of citizens losing trust and faith in their government, along with other topics including UnitedHealth dropping plans with the Affordable Care


Steve Brown 04-20-2016

Steve Brown is the spokesman for House Speaker Michael Madigan. He spoke with Tom Miller on the phone about the state budget impasse and lack of higher education funding along with the number of bills being sent


Dr. Gordon Rhine 04-19-2016

Dr. Rhine is a veterinarian of the Central Hospital for Animals. He joined Tom Miller in the studio to discuss the warming temperatures of spring and what health concerns that can bring for our furry friends. Dr.

IL Comptroller Leslie Munger

Leslie Munger 04-19-2016

State Comptroller Leslie Munger spoke with Tom Miller over the phone about her recent issue of holding paychecks for Illinois officeholders and lawmakers.

brandon phelps

Brandon Phelps 04-18-2016

State Representative Brandon Phelps spoke with Tom Miller over the phone. Among many topics, they discussed the paycheck holds on lawmakers and officeholders issued by Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger recently.


James “Randy” Moore 04-18-2016

Judge James R. Moore joined Tom Miller in the studio this morning. Justice Moore is running in the November ballot for Illinois’ 5th District judge.


David England 04-15-2016

David England is the Associate Professor of Finances at John A. Logan College. He spoke with Tom Miller with some advice and tips on how to plan for retirement. They also touched on the topic of Peabody

Phil Gonet

Phil Gonet 04-15-2016

Peabody Energy has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection; Tom Miller spoke with Phil Gonet, President of the Illinois Coal Association about the factors that caused the nation’s largest coal mining company to file for bankruptcy.


Gary Forby 04-14-2016

State Senator Gary Forby spoke with Tom Miller about the spending plan for social services and colleges approved by state Democrats, which now sits at the desk of Governor Rauner. They also discussed Forby’s earlier visit to