Wake-up with America’s First News — Host Gordon Deal goes beyond the headlines with the day’s first look at news and business from the U.S. and around the world; bringing a lively blend of intelligent information, humor, and expert analysis to morning radio. The This Morning news team features reports with News Anchor Jennifer Kushinka and Producer Mike Gavin.
WEEKDAYS: This Morning — America’s First News with Gordon Deal
WEEKENDS: This Weekend – America’s First News with Gordon Deal — an original one hour weekend version of this program.
About Gordon Deal
Gordon’s understanding of what listeners need to know and the questions they’d like answered are a perfect match for the morning show. Before taking the helm at The Wall Street Journal This Morning in November 2005, Gordon was well-known to New York City radio listeners, having worked at both WINS-AM and WCBS-AM where he honed his writing skills and developed his distinctive on-air reporting style. He also served as a New York City bureau chief for Metro Networks where his reports aired on WOR-AM and WABC-AM. Gordon began his career in radio as a play-by-play sports announcer for Rutgers University, his alma mater. He also finds time to work as Public Address announcer for New York Giants football and Army football. His hobbies include fishing, whitewater rafting, and coaching soccer. He lives with his wife Kelly and their two children in central New Jersey.