WWJ Sets New Anchor Lineup

Audacy News 950 WWJ Detroit has announced a new anchor lineup.

Jason Scott moves from afternoons to join Roberta Jasina in mornings from 5-10am to fill the opening created by Tom Jordan’s exit last year. Brooke Allen remains in middays from 10am-2pm. Jackie Paige will be joined by Tony Ortiz in afternoons from 2-7pm. Ortiz had been serving as morning sportscaster for WWJ and co-owned Sports “97.1 The Ticket” WXYT-FM.

WWJ Newsradio 950 (WWJ-AM), Detroit’s top news station, is announcing a new anchor lineup, effective immediately.

Jason Scott has been promoted to morning drive and will co-anchor with Roberta Jasina from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET. Tony Ortiz has also been elevated as new afternoon drive co-anchor, teaming with Jackie Paige from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET. Brooke Allen will continue in middays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET.

“I couldn’t be more excited to elevate Tony and Jason into their new roles,” said Debbie Kenyon, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Audacy Detroit. “Both know the Detroit area well and that will allow them to bring our listeners valuable insight into the stories we cover each day.”

“I’m excited about this opportunity to make the move from sports to news,” said Ortiz. “I am looking forward to co-anchoring with Jackie, who is just an amazing person to work with. It’s also an honor to be able to deliver the news on WWJ, a station that I grew up listening to and have been pleased to work at for the last 21 years.”

“I’m both excited and honored by the opportunity,” said Scott. “I remain thrilled to be working with Roberta Jasina and such professional people at such a revered station.”

This story first appeared on radioinsight.com