About the Show

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Wake-up with America's first news - Host Gordon Deal goes beyond the headlines with the day's first look at top stories, politics, and business news from the U.S. and around the world; bringing a lively blend of intelligent information, humor, and expert analysis to morning radio.

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 the 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.

Available on over 300 terrestrial radio stations plus TuneIn, iHeartRadio, Audacy, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and Pandora.

Nicole Murray
News Anchor
Nicole Murray serves as News Anchor for This Morning, America's First News, and Anchor for Your Money Now Reports. Nicole is a journalist and broadcaster, having most recently worked for Audacy in Philadelphia and Townsquare Media. While at Townsquare Media, Nicole served as national host for PopCrush Nights

Mike Gavin
Mike Gavin and Gordon first teamed up in 2006 on "The Wall Street Journal This Morning," before both jumping to "This Morning" with Compass Media Networks in 2015. Mike feels lucky to have had the opportunity to work in several different corners of the radio business, counting sportscaster, rock music DJ, and program director among his early career stops, spent mostly in New York and New Jersey (minus a two year trip to Texas). He's also spent many nights and weekends working as a public address announcer for local minor league and college sports teams.