Live Local News
News that happens in your community. News that directly impacts your life.The North Jersey Newscenter covers the news from Blooming dale, Butler, Franklin Lakes, Haskell, Kinnelon, Lincoln Park, Mahwah, Oakland, Paterson, Pequannock, Pompton Lakes, Pompton Plains, Ringwood, Riverdale, Wanaque, Wayne and West Milford.
The WGHT News Center is the ONLY
true radio newsroom in North Jersey.
World coverage at the top of every hour from A.P. Network News. Local North Jersey News then follows from the North Jersey News Center seven days a week!
The WGHT News Team
Mike Forte, News Director
Mike Forte joined WGHT Radio as a part time reporter in 2008. Since then he has covered major events across North Jersey and has been recognized for his work by the Garden State Journalists association taking home honors in news radio categories. You can hear Mike every day bringing you the latest news during Morning Drive on WGHT Radio.
A man with many hats, Mike joined the WGHT Sports Department in 2009 and worked extensively as studio host and Co- Host, delivering weekly sport's broadcasts.
Mike is also a broadcast journalism instructor at the CSB School of Broadcasting, in Hasbrouck Heights.
In his spare time, Mike plays hockey as often as possible and is an avid fan of horror movies. Mike is a lifelong resident of Bergen County currently living in Northvale, New Jersey.
Mike making a live appearance with the
Vince Lombardie Trophy at the Meadowlands.
Mid Day Anchor
Chad Robison joins WGHT after graduating from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey. Previously, Chad worked at ABC Sports in New York as a Production Assistant and Vignette Producer for College Football and NBA broadcasts. Chad also received his B.F.A in Acting from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Originally from Columbus, Ohio, he currently resides in Jersey City with his wife and dog.
Megan Roche, is a WGHT reporter for Wanaque, Wayne, Kinnelon, and Bloomingdale. Megan has recently graduated from Sacred Heart University in 2015 with a Master of Arts in
Digital Multimedia Journalism. While an undergrad, she was heavily involved in
the on-campus radio station, numerous honor societies, and planning campus wide
events. While not covering meetings, she can be found attending concerts,
Broadway musicals, and catching up on all her favorite reality TV shows. She
currently lives in Long Valley (Morris County)
Cohen joins the WGHT team covering the municipalities of
Pequannock, Mahwah, and West Milford.
He has experience both in print and
For four years, Michael has been the voice heard and media director of
He has covered municipalities in
Morris County for
North Jersey Media and New Jersey Hills Media Group. He got his start as a news
and sports reporter at the Jersey Journal in Jersey City. Later, he attended
Connecticut School of Broadcasting where he interned at Sirius XM on the NFL
Channel. Michael is a graduate of Ramapo College with BA in political
Mid Day News Anchor
Dan Evans joined WGHT Radio in
2016 and is excited to be delivering news updates during the Art Rooney
show. Prior to working at WGHT, Dan
worked in Post Production for the films Disconnect and Clear History.
Dan is a graduate of Hofstra University with
a B.A. in Communications and a recent graduate of the Connecticut School of
He grew up on the isle of
Manhattan and now resides in Edgewater, New Jersey.
Michael Petreski is the friendly voice you will hear on the weekends. Michael joined WGHT Radio in 2016 as a part time weekend anchor from 6
am - 12 pm.
Originally going to school for
education, Mike hopped over to broadcasting and graduated from the Connecticut
School of Broadcasting in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey. He has been a co-host
on an online sports radio program on MESN radio for over a year called the MMMP
show. A Jersey native, Mike is happy to deliver local news on WGHT Radio.
David Lee joins WGHT Radio as a reporter and covers the municipalities of Butler, Oakland, Riverdale and Ringwood.
Mr. Lee has a background in performing arts and is a published writer who has written for Cracked and Bandolier Media.