Charleston starts the day with America in the Morning, the award-winning radio news magazine, because news doesn’t stop when you’re sleeping. America in the Morning offers up-to-the-minute news reporting from around the country and across the globe, with the latest overnight developments in breaking news, politics, entertainment, business, and weather, delivered first thing in the morning.
Program host John Trout and his staff of correspondents provide a fast-paced look at the world, with specialized reports from where news happens. America in the Morning goes in-depth with analysis of critical events and searches out stories of everyday life.
Business reports from CNBC will keep you updated on the markets, America in the Morning sports experts will have late night scores, and AccuWeather provides the latest on the country’s weather, with storm warnings, weather patterns and state of the art forecasts.
Trout, a seasoned radio and television broadcaster, has worked in a wide range of capacities within the radio industry, including on-air host, newscaster, sales manager, and program director. He’s a two-time recipient of the Achievement in Radio award. He began his career at his high school radio station, WJVS, in Sharonville, Ohio. By age 21 he was hosting a Top-40 morning radio show in Evansville, Indiana on WSTO-FM. His radio stops include Indianapolis, Virginia Beach, Pittsburgh, PA, and Washington DC. Trout is a graduate of the Mississippi State University Broadcast Meteorology Program and has worked as a television meteorologist at WLFI-TV in Lafayette, Indiana and WBOC-TV in Salisbury, Maryland. During his tenure at WBOC-TV, he also hosted the popular “Proud to Serve” segment, a nightly news feature utilizing the station’s helicopter, “Chopper 16,” to highlight the unique charm and history of area communities. Trout is a licensed private pilot and has successfully soloed in a Cessna 152.
Hear America in the Morning weekdays from 6a till 7a on 1250 WTMA and WTMA.com.