Audacy has announced that television news veteran Jonathan Carlson has joined WWJ-AM (Detroit) as the new morning drive co-anchor. Carlson joins Roberta Jasina weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET, beginning April 18.
“We are thrilled to have Jonathan, an Emmy Award-winning journalist, join our team as a morning anchor,” said Debbie Kenyon, Senior Vice President and Market Manger, Audacy Detroit. “We’re confident he will round out our morning show program while seamlessly connecting with our listeners along the way.”
“I’m thrilled to join the legendary WWJ news team in such a pivotal role and I am honored and humbled to soon be waking up Metro Detroiters each morning,” said Carlson. “I am passionate about Detroit and Michigan as a whole and was waiting for the right opportunity to return. I can’t wait to bring my years of television reporting experience to radio and hope to be a voice listeners can trust and lean on each day.”
Carlson is a long-time broadcast professional who has anchored in major markets around the country for nearly two decades, including WXYZ-TV in Detroit and most recently WGCL-TV in Atlanta.